Markku Niemivirta

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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
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Highlighted publications

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Interrelations among university students' approaches to learning, regulation of learning, and cognitive and attributional strategies: a person oriented approach

    Heikkilä, A., Niemivirta, M., Nieminen, J. & Lonka, K., 2011, In : Higher Education. 61, 5, p. 513-529 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  7. Stability and change in achievement goal orientations: a person-centered approach

    Tuominen-Soini, H., Salmela-Aro, K. & Niemivirta, M., 2011, In : Contemporary Educational Psychology. 36, 2, p. 82-100 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  8. Neural correlates of late positivities associated with infrequent visual events and response errors

    Helenius, P., Laasonen, M., Hokkanen, L., Paetau, R. & Niemivirta, M., 2010, In : NeuroImage. 53, 2, p. 619-628 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  9. Predicting children's mathematical performance in grade one by early numeracy

    Aunio, P. & Niemivirta, M., 2010, In : Learning and Individual Differences. 20, 5, p. 427-435 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  10. The role of achievement goal orientations in students' perceptions of and preferences for classroom environment

    Tapola, A. & Niemivirta, M., 2008, In : British Journal of Educational Psychology. 78, 2, p. 291-312 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  11. Achievement goal orientations and subjective well-being: A person-centred analysis

    Tuominen-Soini, H., Salmela-Aro, K. & Niemivirta, M., 2008, In : Learning and Instruction. 18, 3, p. 251-266 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  12. Self-efficacy, interest, and task performance: Within-task changes, mutual relationships, and predictive effects

    Niemivirta, M. & Tapola, A., 2007, In : Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie. 21, 3-4, p. 241-250 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  13. Young children's number sense in China and Finland

    Aunio, P., Niemivirta, M., Hautamäki, J., Van Luit, J. E. H., Shi, J. & Zhang, M., 2006, In : Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. 50, 5, p. 483-502 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. 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

  2. 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)

  3. Supervision of Master’s Thesis

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

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

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