Further reading

We recommend the following publications on Reiss Profile®.

Standard works by Steven Reiss 

 Who am I Steven Reiss

Reiss, Steven
Who am I? The 16 Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions and Define Our Personalities

Tarcher/Putnam, New York, NY 2002

 The Normal Personality

Reiss, Steven
The Normal Personality: A New Way of Thinking About People

Cambridge University Press, New York, NY 2008.


Publications by Steven Reiss

Havercamp, Susan M.; Reiss, Steven: A Comprehensive Assessment of Human Strivings: Test-Retest Reliability and Validity of the Reiss Profile, Journal of Personality Assessment 2003, Vol. 81, No. 1, pp. 123-132.
Reiss, Steven: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation at 30: Unresolved Sientific Issues, The Behavior Analyst 2005, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 1-14.
Reiss, Steven: Handbook of Challenging Behavior: Mental Health Aspects of Mental Retardation, IDS Publishing Corporation 1994, Worthington, OH.
Reiss, Steven: Human individuality, happiness, and flow, American Psychologist Oct. 2000, pp. 1161-1162.
Reiss, Steven: Multifaceted Nature of Intrinsic Motivation – The Theory of 16 Basic Desires, Review of General Psychology 2004, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 179-193.
Steven, Reiss: Secrets of Happiness, Psychology Today ( 2001, New York, NY.
Reiss, Steven: Six Motivational Reasons for Low School Achievement, Child and Youth Care Forum 2009, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 219-225.
Reiss, Steven: The Reiss profile of fundamental goals and motivational Sensitivities. Examiner and technical manual 2004, Version 2.1, Ohio State University, USA.
Reiss, Steven: The sensivity theory of aberrant motivation (Ed. Taylor, Steven: Anxiety Sensitivity: Theory, Research, and Treatment of the Fear of Anxiety (Personality and Clinical Psychology Series)), Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc 1999, Mahwah, NJ.
Reiss, Steven: The sixteen strivings for god, Zygon 2004, Vol. 39, pp. 303-320.
Reiss, Steven: Why People Turn to Religion: A Motivational Analysis, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 2000, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 47-52.
Reiss, Steven; Havercamp, Susan M.: Motivation in Developmental Context: A New Method for Studying Self-Actualization, Journal of Humanistic Psychology 2005, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 41-53.
Reiss, Steven; Havercamp, Susan M.: The sensivity theory of motivation: implications for psychopathology, Behavior Research and Therapy 1996, Vol. 34, No. 8, pp. 621-632.
Reiss, Steven; Haverkamp, Susan. M.: Towards a Comprehensive Assessment of Fundamental Motivation: Factor Structure of the Reiss Profiles, Psychological Assessment 1998, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 97-106.
Reiss, Steven; Sushinsky, Leonard W.: Overjustification, competing responses, and the acquisition of intrinsic interest, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 1975, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 1116-1125. 
Reiss, Steven; Wiltz, James: Why People Watch Reality TV, Media Psychology 2004, Vol. 6, pp. 363- 378.
Reiss, Steven; Wiltz, James; Sherman, Michael: Trait motivational correlates of athleticism, Personality and Individual Differences 2001, Vol. 30, pp. 1139-1145.


Further publications on Reiss Profile®

Havercamp, Susan M.: The Reiss profile of motivation sensitivity: reliability, validity and social desirability. Doctoral dissertation 1998, Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, USA.
Olson, Kenneth R.; Weber, Dale A.: Relations between big five traits and fundamental motives, Psychological Reports 2004, Vol. 95, No. 3/1, pp. 795-803.

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