Articles in Refereed Journals
Shaver, P. R., Lavy, S., Saron, C. D., & Mikulincer, M. (2007). Social foundations of the capacity for mindfulness: An attachment perspective. Psychological Inquiry, 18, 264-271 (commentary).
Lavy, S., Mikulincer, M., Shaver, P. R., & Gillath, O. (2009). Intrusiveness in romantic relationships: A cross-cultural perspective on imbalances between proximity and autonomy. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 26, 989-1008.
Cassidy, J., Shaver, P. R., Mikulincer, M., & Lavy, S. (2009). Experimentally induced security influences responses to psychological pain. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 28, 463-478. See also 13.
Lavy, S., Mikulincer, M., & Shaver, P. R. (2010). Autonomy-proximity imbalance: An attachment theory perspective on intrusiveness in romantic relationships. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 552-556.
Lavy, S., & Littman-Ovadia, H. (2011). All you need is love? Strengths mediate the negative association between attachment orientations and life satisfaction. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 1050-1055.
Sahdra, B. K., #MacLean, K. A., Ferrer, E., Shaver, P. R., Rosenberg, E. L., Jacobs, T. L., #Zanesco, A. P., Aichele, S. R., #King, B. G., #Bridwell, D. A., Mangun, G. R., Lavy, S., Wallace, B. A., & Saron, C. D. (2011). Enhanced response inhibition during intensive meditation training predicts improvements in self-reported adaptive socio-emotional functioning. Emotion, 11, 299-312.
Littman-Ovadia, H., & Lavy, S. (2012). Differential ratings and associations with well- being of character strengths in two communities. Health Sociology Review, 21, 299-312.
Littman-Ovadia, H., & Lavy, S. (2012). Character strengths in Israel: Hebrew adaptation of the VIA Inventory of Strengths. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 28, 41-50.
Elad, E., Lavy, S., Cohenca, D., #Berholz, E., #Thee, P., and #Ben-Gigi, Y. (2012). Lies, truths, and attachment orientations in late adolescence. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 670-673.
Lavy, S., Azaiza, F., Mikulincer, M. (2012). Attachment patterns of Arabs and Jews in Israel: Are they really so different? Israel Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences, 49, 184-193.
Elad, E., Lavy, S., & Cohenca, D. (2013). Adolescents' expected behavior in criminal investigations: Effects of attachment orientations, ability to tell the truth convincingly, and hurt feelings when the truth fails to convince. Israeli Criminology, 2, 90-105 (Hebrew).
Littman Ovadia, H., Oren, L., & Lavy, S. (2013). Attachment and autonomy in the workplace – new insights. Journal of Career Assessment, 21, 502-518. Doi: 10.1177/1069072712475282.
Weber, M., Ruch, W., Littman-Ovadia, H., Lavy, S., & Gai, O. (2013). Relationships among higher-order strengths factors, subjective well-being, and general self-efficacy - The case of Israeli adolescents. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 322-327.
Lavy, S., Mikulincer, M., & Shaver, P. R. (2013). Intrusiveness from an attachment theory perspective: A dyadic diary study. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 972-977.
Lavy, S., Littman Ovadia, H., & #Bareli, Y. (2014). My better half: Strengths endorsement and deployment in married couples. Journal of Family Issues, 37, 1730-1745. DOI: 10.1177/0192513X14550365.
Lavy, S. (2014). Supervisor's security provision: Correlates and related mechanisms. Psychological Reports, 3, 758-783.
Lavy, S., Littman Ovadia, H., & #Bareli, Y. (2014). Strengths deployment as a mood-repair mechanism: Evidence from a diary study with a relationship exercise group. Journal of Positive Psychology, 9, 547-558. DOI: 10.1080/17439760.2014.936963.
Lavy, S., #Bareli, Y., & Ein-Dor, T. (2015). The effects of attachment heterogeneity and team cohesion on team functioning. Small Group Research, 46, 27-49. DOI: 10.1177/1046496414553854.
Rosenberg, E. L., #Zanesco, A. P., #King, B. G., Aichele, S. R., Jacobs, T. L., Bridwell, D. A., MacLean, K. A., Shaver, P. R., Ferrer, E., Sahdra, B. K., Lavy, S., Wallace, B. A., & Saron, C. D. (2015). Intensive meditation training influences emotional responses to suffering. Emotion, 15(6), 775-790.
Littman-Ovadia, H. & Lavy, S. (2015). Perseverance at Work. Adam Va'avoda, 5, 15-18 (Hebrew).
Littman-Ovadia, H., & Lavy, S. (2016). Going the Extra Mile: Perseverance as a Key Character Strength at Work. Journal of Career Assessment, 24, 240-252. This work was funded by the VIA-Institute on Character Strengths (see 9c).
Littman-Ovadia, H., Lavy, S., & #Boiman-Meshita, M. (2017). When theory and research collide: Examining correlates of signature-strengths use at work. Journal of Happiness Studies, 18(2), 527-548. DOI: 10.1007/s10902-016-9739-8. This work was funded by the VIA-Institute on Character Strengths (see 9c).
Lavy, S., & Littman-Ovadia, H. (2017). My better self: Character strengths’ use at work and work productivity, OCB and job satisfaction. Journal of Career Development, 44(2), 95-109. This work was funded by the VIA-Institute on Character Strengths (see 9c).
Lavy, S. (2017). Who benefits from group work in academia? An attachment theory perspective. Higher Education, 73, 175-187. doi:10.1007/s10734-016-0006-z.
Lavy, S., Littman-Ovadia, H., & #Boiman-Meshita, M. (2017). The wind beneath my wings: Effects of social support on daily strengths use at work. Journal of Career Assessment, 25(4), 703-714. doi: 10.1177/1069072716665861. This work was funded by the VIA-Institute on Character Strengths (see 9c).
Lavy, S., & #Bocker, S. (2018). A path to happiness? A sense of meaning affects relationships, which affect job satisfaction: Evidence from two studies of teachers. Journal of Happiness Studies, 19(5), 1439-1463. doi: 10.1007/s10902-017-9883-9.
Lavy, S., & #Eshet, R. (2018). Spiral effects of teachers' emotions and emotion management strategies: Evidence from a daily diary study. Teaching and Teacher Education, 73, 151-161. doi: 10.1016/j.tate.2018.04.001.
Lavy, S., & #Ayuob, W. (2019). Teachers’ sense of meaning associations with teacher performance and graduates’ resilience: A study of schools serving students from low SES. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 823. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00823
Berkovich-Ohana, A., Jennings, P., & Lavy, S. (2019). Contemplative neuroscience, self-awareness, and education. In “Meditation”, Progress in Brain Research Serial, vol. 244, 355-385. (ISSN: 0079-6123).
Bretaña, I., Alonso-Arbiol, I., Lavy, S., & Zhang, F. (2019). Attachment, conflict resolution, marital satisfaction, and culture in women. Acta de Investigación Psicológica/Psychological Research Records, 9(3), 67-78. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22201/fpsi.20074719e.2019.3.323
Lavy, S. (2020). A review of character strengths interventions in 21st century schools: Their importance and how they can be fostered. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 15(2), 573-596. Doi: 10.1007/s11482-018-9700-6.
Accepted for Publication
Lavy, S. Daily dynamics of teachers’ organizational citizenship behavior: Social and emotional antecedents and outcomes. (in press). Frontiers in Psychology (~11 pages; Brief Research Report).
Lavy, S., & #Naama, E. Why care about caring? Linking teachers’ caring and sense of meaning at work with students’ self-esteem, well-being, and school engagement. (in press). Teaching and Teacher Education.
Lavy, S., & Berkovich-Ohana, A. From teachers’ mindfulness to students’ thriving: The mindful self in school relationships model. Mindfulness.