A new study by Lechner, Pavlova, Sortheix, Silbereisen and Salmela-Aro was just accepted for publication in the journal Applied Developmental Science: ABSTRACT We investigated whether the link between family-of-origin socioeconomic status (SES) and civic engagement in young adulthood is mediated by youth’s work values, i.e., the desired characteristics of their current or future jobs. We used data from […]
A new paper by Prof. Katariina Salmela-Aro and colleagues has just been published in the International Journal of Behavioral Development: ABSTRACT The aim of this longitudinal study among 9223 students from grade 7 and grade 9 (age 13–14 and 15–16) was to assess whether immigrant status and gender are associated with the level and […]
Katja Upadyaya’s and Prof. Katariina Salmela-Aro’s new study “Developmental Dynamics between Young Adults’ Life Satisfaction and Engagement with Studies and Work” has just been published in Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (LLCS). ABSTRACT The present five-wave longitudinal study investigated the cross-lagged associations between young adults’ life satisfaction and study/work engagement over the transition from […]
Taking the leap across the rationale gap: The role of emotions in making the transition to more sustainable materials. The objective of the Finland’s national bio-economy-strategy is to facilitate economic growth and create new jobs in bio-economy based businesses. The transition towards more sustainable future in bio-economy, is not only about technological innovations and bio-based […]
Dear colleagues, Professor Christopher Niemiec from the University of Rochester will be visiting us in November and giving a workshop on self-determination theory in education on Tuesday 8.11. at 9-12 (Siltavuorenpenger 5 A, Minervatori rooms K222.1 & K222.2). The title of the workshop is “Self-determination theory: An approach to enhancing students’ motivation and wellness”. […]
A new book chapter “Career Engagement and Life Satisfaction During Transition from School to Work in Times of Economic Downturn in Finland” by Katja Upadyaya and Katariina Salmela-Aro is coming out soon in Petersen & Motti (eds). Positive Youth Development during economic crisis.
A new paper by Upadyaya, Vartiainen & Salmela-Aro has been accepted for publication in Burnout Research. Stay tuned: Upadyaya, K, Vartiainen, M & Salmela-Aro, K. (in press). From Job Demands and Resources to Work Engagement, Burnout, Life Satisfaction, Depressive Symptoms, and Occupational Health. Burnout Research.
A new publication from the Mind the Gap -data by Martin Obschonka, Kai Hakkarainen, Kirsti Lonka, & Katariina Salmela-Aro has been accepted for publication in Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal. Check out the abstract: Given the importance of entrepreneurial thinking and acting as a meta-skill in the future world of work, we focus on […]
A new paper by Katariina Salmela-Aro just published in European Journal of Developmental Psychology examines school burnout and engagement in Finnish context. Check it out: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17405629.2016.1207517 ABSTRACT: School burnout is defined as exhaustion, cynicism and inadequacy as a student, whereas engagement can be conceptualized as study-related vigor, absorption and dedication. School burnout is increasing, particularly […]