Welcome to the guest lecture by Professor Pekrun on “Achievement Emotions: A Program of Research”. Date: Thursday 7 December 2017, 14:00 – 16:00 Place Room K222, Minerva Plaza, Minerva building, Siltavuorenpenger 5A, University of Helsinki Reinhard Pekrun holds the Chair for Personality and Educational Psychology at the University of Munich. His main research interests pertain to achievement emotion and motivation, educational assessment, and […]

“Digitalisaatio tuo mukanaan monia mahdollisuuksia, sitä ei pidä Salmela-Aron mielestä nähdä vain uhkana. Sosiaalinen media mahdollistaa uudenlaisia sosiaalisen vuorovaikutuksen muotoja, uudenlaista oppimista, ja tarjoaa nuorille uudenlaisia yhteisöllisyyden muotoja ja avaa mahdollisuuksia verkostojen laajentamiselle.” https://www.jyu.fi/ajankohtaista/arkisto/2017/08/tiedote-2017-08-29-11-18-30-092658

Mona Moisala is defending her doctoral dissertation in medicine on “Brain activations related to attention and working memory and their association with technology-mediated activities”. Time and place: 31.3.2017, 12pm, Siltavuorenpenger 1A (Psychologicum), lecture room A132, University of Helsinki. In her research Moisala found, for instance, that media and technology multitasking was related to poorer scores […]

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 […]