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. International Conference on Motivation, ICM2018

    Tuominen, H. (Speaker: Presenter), Hanna Gaspard (Attendee), Yi Jiang (Attendee), Niemivirta, M. (Attendee)
    17 Aug 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

    Niemivirta, M. (Attendee), Antti-Tuomas Pulkka (Attendee), Tapola, A. (Attendee), Tuominen, H. (Attendee)
    13 Apr 201817 Apr 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Supervision of Master’s Thesis

    Niemivirta, M. (Supervisor), Tuominen, H. (Supervisor)
    2018

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

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Education

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