Markku Niemivirta, PhD, Docent (Educational Psychology)
Research director

Research interests:

  • 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

More information here (sama suomeksi) and on the publications and research pages.

As my main position currently is a professor of educational psychology at the University of Oslo, more up to date information can be found here. Also, our team at the University of Helsinki has new pages here.