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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

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

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

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

Markku Juhani Niemivirta (Supervisor), Heta Tuominen (Supervisor)
2018

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