Leyla Bagheri, M.A. Psychology
Research & Evaluation Consulting
Leyla has attained her M.A in the Social and Personality Psychology program at Carleton University, where she also enrolled in advanced level statistics. Leyla’s research focuses on factors that contribute to mental well-being and enhanced performance. Her main research concentrates on the influence and of basic psychological needs and self-regulation in well-being outcomes. As a second line of research, she also evaluates optimal internal conditions that help to sustain motivation and result in subjective well-being and effective goal progress. This includes the mental, emotional, and social dynamics of self-regulatory mechanisms.
Leyla’s main objective is to conduct meaningful research to assist leaders, businesses, organizations, and schools to optimally and compassionately manage their human resources.
Expertise & Services
Improving Mental Well-Being Outcomes
Improving Performance Outcomes
Assessment of current problem areas and goals.
Understanding the research: Conducting scientific literature reviews and providing summary reports.
Recommending research design for evaluation and implementation (correlational, quasi-experimental, experimental, longitudinal studies, and survey data).
Performing Data Analysis: including, Descriptive Statistics, ANOVA, ANCOVA, Regression, Multiple Regression, Factor Analysis, Bayesian Statistics, Multilevel Linear Modeling, using SPSS or JASP.
Publication preparation, writing manuscripts, and preparing proposals.
Conducting Focus Groups.
Publications and Papers
Bagheri, L., & Milyavskaya, M. (2020). Novelty-variety as a candidate basic psychological need: New evidence across three studies.
Motivation and Emotion, 44(2), 32-53.
Bayrami, L., Bagheri, L., Bowman, A. Yaara Zisman-Ilani, Nace, t., Tran, Van Bich., (2023). The Impact of Self-regulation on mental health outcomes in parents of children and youth: A Systematic and Scoping Review. (in progress)
Bayrami, L., Bagheri, L. (2022). OTF study. The implications of virtual teaching and learning in Ontario (in progress).
Lane, S., Bagheri, L., (2021). Emotional Literacy and the Prevention of Family Violence: The Impact of the Roots of Empathy Recovery Program on Primary Grade Students in Alberta, Canada (2020-2021) (unpublished). Final Report for the Alberta Government.
Bayrami, L., Bagheri, L. (2018). Resilience, Well-being, and Happiness: The Impact of the Roots of Empathy Program on Students in Ontario (unpublished). Final Report for the Ontario Ministry of Education.
Talks and Conference Presentations
Workshop: Increase Productivity and Energy, and Reduce Stress Everyday at Empower Women
Thornhill, ON, Canada
Woman As Career Coaches. Spotlight speaker at Halton Industry Education Council-Career Centre
Halton, ON, Canada
Workshop: Finding your Resilience and Cultivating Well-Being at WellYou
Roots of Empathy Virtual Instructor Cafe
Workshop: Self-love Workshop at Lululemon Toronto by Fitness by Jackflash
Toronto, ON, Canada
Panel Discussion: Inspiring Minds Canada
Toronto, ON, Canada
Finding your Resilience and cultivating well-being workshop for WellYou
18th Annual Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Lacking novel experiences: experimentally contrasting effects of novelty-variety and other basic psychological needs on Well-Being.
San Antonio, TX, United States
5th World Congress on Positive Psychology (WCPP)
Montreal, QC, Canada
Carleton University 1st Annual Psychology Graduate Student Conference
Psychological need satisfaction and the importance of variety/novelty.
Ottawa, ON, Canada
6th International Self Determination Theory Conference
Testing Novelty-Variety as a candidate psychological need.
Victoria, BC, Canada
17th Annual Conference of the Society for Social and Personality Psychology
Situational and interpersonal variation in psychological need satisfaction and its relation to well-being.
San Diego, CA, United States
14th Annual Conference of the Society for Social and Personality Psychology
Divergent effects of social identity threat on risk-taking behavior among men and women.
New Orleans, LA, United States