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 study from the EAGER -project by Katariina Salmela-Aro et al published in Learning and Instruction. Highlights: 4 profiles identified: engaged, burnout, moderate burnout and engaged-exhausted. Profiles differed in state experiences of situational school demands, resources and engagement. Engagement is not always a flourishing experience, but for some students a rather exhaustive. Positive and negative […]

The article “Cross-Lagged Associations between Study and Work Engagement Dimensions During Young Adulthood” published in The Journal of Positive Psychology has been included in an online article collection focusing on the psychology of work. The article will be freely available on the “Psychology of work” -website until the end of September 2015: http://bit.ly/psychology-of-work

A new study utilizing the FinEdu -data, involving Professor Katariina Salmela-Aro, has been published in Developmental Psychology on the psychological and attainment outcomes of different post-school pathways. Existing gap-year research indicates a number of benefits of a gap-year at the end of school and before university enrollment. Life span theory of control, however, suggests that direct […]

The debate on Digital Natives vs Digital Immigrants has been going on for a while now. This is our contribution from the viewpoint of what engages digital natives, published in new edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Surveying the research literature, we present findings as to what pursuits digital natives […]