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Thuy-vy Thi Nguyen

Graduate Student
Entry Year: 2011-2012
Faculty Mentor(s): Edward Deci

498A Meliora Hall
(585) 275-9274
Fax: (585) 273-1100
thuy-vy.nguyen@rochester.edu


Selected Publications

Paper Presentations

  • Nguyen, T. T., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (May 2015). The value of solitude in daily well-being: A Self-determination perspective. Symposium presented at the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Social Psychologists Around Western New York conference, Buffalo, NY.
  • Nguyen, T. T. (May 2015). Breaking the Wall of "Me Time". 3-minute presentation at the 2015 Falling Walls Lab organized by the University of Rochester and the Falling Walls Foundation.
  • Nguyen, T. T., & Deci, E. L. (August 2014). Overcome Perfectionism: The Buffering Effect of Autonomy in Maintaining Resilience Against Failure. Symposium presented at the APA Division 10 Hospitality Suite at the 122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Nguyen, T. T., & Ryan, R. (May 2014). Manifestations of Personality Traits in Social and Solitary Experiences. Paper presented at the Inaugural Meeting of Social Psychologists around Western New York, Rochester, NY.
  • Nguyen, T. T., & Davis, O. C. (August 2011). Developing Self-Insight: The Self-Determination Theory Perspective. Second Place, Division 10's "3-Minute Thesis" Competition a the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Nguyen, T. T. (August 2010). Exploring the Relationship between Creative Solitude and Life Satisfaction. Paper presented at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Nguyen, T. T. (April 2010). Exploring the Relationship between Solitude and Life Satisfaction. Invited talk given at American Jewish University, Los Angeles, CA.

Poster Presentations

  • Nguyen, T. T., & Deci, E. L. (May 2015). Motivation Determines Optimal Benefits of Personal Standard Perfectionism on Learning. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.
  • Nguyen, T. T., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (May 2015). How Time Alone Predicts Daily Well-Being: The Self-Determination Perspectives. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.
  • Nguyen, T. T., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (February 2015). The Capacity to Be Alone. Poster presented at the 16th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.
  • Nguyen, T. T., & Deci, E. L. (February 2014). Perfectionism is Not Adaptive Unless it is By Choice. Poster presented at the Happiness and Well-Being Pre-conference at the 15th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.
  • Nguyen, T. T., & Deci, E. L. (June 2013). The Role of Autonomy in the Pursuit of Perfection. Poster presented at the 5th International Conference on Self-Determination Theory, Rochester, NY.
  • Nguyen, T. T., Davis, O. C., & Deci, E. L. (August 2012). Intrinsic Striving for Excellence versus Introjected Pursuit of Perfection. Poster presented at the International Conference on Motivation, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
  • Nguyen, T. T., & Davis, O. C. (August 2011). Solitary Activities and Happiness Orientations. Poster presented at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Nguyen, T. T., Pearlman, S. L., & Davis, O. C. (July 2011). Developing Self-Insight: The Self-Determination Theory Perspective. Poster presented at the Second World Congress on Positive Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

Publications/Manuscripts

  • Nguyen, T. T., & Deci, E. L. (final revision accepted). Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation. Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology.
  • Nguyen, T. T., & Deci, E. L. (revised and resubmitted). Can It Be Good to Set the Bar too High? The Role of Motivational Regulation in Moderating the Link from High Standards to Academic Well-Being. Learning and Individual Differences.
  • Nguyen, T. T., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (in preparation). Cultivating the benefit of solitude on daily well-being: The Self-Determination Theory perspective.
  • Nguyen, T. T., & Zuckerman, M. (in press). The Links of God Images to Women's Religiosity and Coping with Depression: A Socialization Explanation of Gender Difference in Religiosity. Journal of Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.

Teaching

  • Teaching Assistant: Social and Emotional Development, Fall 2011

Professional Honors and Awards

  • 2011 - American Psychological Association Student Travel Award. Funds to attend and present research at the APA's 119th Annual Convention in Washington, DC, USA.
  • 2011 - Dean's Travel Award from the School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences at Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, USA. Funds to attend and present research at the Second World Congress on Positive Psychology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 2009-2011 - SBOS Fellowship from the School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences at Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, USA.

Clinical Experience

Developmental Specialist

Children's Learning Connection, Inc., Fountain Valley, CA
December 2008 - April 2009
Supervisor: Barbara Bernucci, B.A.

Counselor Intern

Outreach Concern, Inc. Santa Ana, CA
September 2008 - December 2008
Supervisor: Dena Nelson

Additional Information

Portfolio—www.thuyvytnguyen.com