Daily Well-Being: The Role of Autonomy, Competence, and Relatedness

@article{Reis2000DailyWT,
  title={Daily Well-Being: The Role of Autonomy, Competence, and Relatedness},
  author={Harry T. Reis and Kennon M. Sheldon and Shelly L. Gable and Joseph Roscoe and Richard M. Ryan},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={2000},
  volume={26},
  pages={419 - 435}
}
Emotional well-being is most typically studied in trait or trait-like terms, yet a growing literature indicates that daily (within-person) fluctuations in emotional well-being may be equally important. The present research explored the hypothesis that daily variations may be understood in terms of the degree to which three basic needs—autonomy, competence, and relatedness—are satisfied in daily activity. Hierarchical linear models were used to examine this hypothesis across 2 weeks of daily… Expand

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