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Curriculum vitae

Description of research and teaching

  • Developmental relationships between motivation, achievement and subjective well-being
  • Situational dynamics in motivation and task engagement
  • Brain activity related to error processing and its association with individual differences in motivation, temperament and neurocognitive functioning

Keywords

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • 515 Psychology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 1995 2019

Predictors and outcomes of situational interest during a science learning task

Tapola, A., Veermans, M. & Niemivirta, M., 2013, In : Instructional Science. 41, 6, p. 1047-1064 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Cortical activation patterns during subitizing and counting

Vuokko, E., Niemivirta, M. & Helenius, P. K., 25 Feb 2013, In : Brain Research . 1497, p. 40-52 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Achievement goal orientations and academic well-being across the transition to upper secondary education

Tuominen-Soini, H., Salmela-Aro, K. & Niemivirta, M., 2012, In : Learning and Individual Differences. 22, 3, p. 290-305 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Relations between teacher students' approaches to learning, cognitive and attributional strategies, well-being, and study success

Heikkilä, A., Lonka, K., Nieminen, J. & Niemivirta, M., 2012, In : Higher Education. 64, 4, p. 455-471 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Impaired engagement of the ventral attentional pathway in ADHD

Helenius, P., Laasonen, M., Hokkanen, L., Paetau, R. & Niemivirta, M., 2011, In : Neuropsychologia. 49, 7, p. 1889-1896 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 1999 2018

Activities 2008 2019

Supervision of Master’s Thesis

Markku Juhani Niemivirta (Supervisor), Heta Tuominen (Supervisor)
Feb 2019

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Supervision of Master’s Thesis

Heta Tuominen (Supervisor), Markku Juhani Niemivirta (Supervisor)
Apr 2019

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

AERA 2019 Annual Meeting

Markku Juhani Niemivirta (Speaker: Presenter), Antti-Tuomas Pulkka (Attendee), Anna-Kaarina Tapola (Attendee), Heta Tuominen (Attendee)
5 Apr 20199 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Supervision of Master’s Thesis

Heta Tuominen (Supervisor), Leila Kyllikki Pehkonen (Supervisor), Markku Juhani Niemivirta (Supervisor)
Mar 2019

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

International Conference on Motivation, ICM2018

Heta Tuominen (Speaker: Presenter), Hanna Gaspard (Attendee), Yi Jiang (Attendee), Markku Juhani Niemivirta (Attendee)
17 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars