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  • DEC03
    bMRI Selected as the Best KU Research In..
    The Brain and Motivation Research Institute has recently received an honor of being named as the best research institute in social sciences at Korea University. The University performed an annual evaluation of its 124 research institutes for their scholarly activities during the 2015 academic year and selected 1 honorary research institute, 8 best research institutes, and 5 second-best research institutes across fields. bMRI was selected as the best s..
    SEP30
    2016 bMRI Symposium on Motivation, Frida..
    You are invited!   Prof. Erika Patall   University of Texas at Austin “The Motivational Promise (and Peril) of Choice” Prof. Bora Lee   Korea University “Gendered Occupational Choices" Prof. Helen Patrick   Purdue University “The Role of Relationship in Promoting Student Motivation”   You are cordially invited to the 2016 bMRI Symposium on Motivation, hosted by the BK21+ Projec..
    JUN25
    Dr. Juyeon Song Receives Best Doctoral D..
    Dr. Juyeon Song of bMRI was nominated as a receipient of the 2016 Best Doctoral Dissertation in Education Award from the Korean Educational Research Association. Her dissertation title is "Effect of Interest on the Perception of Effort Cost and Academic Engagement." In it, she reports on two investigations, one experiment and one survey research, that examined how interest reduces perceived effort cost in the task and subsequently results in better academic eng..
    OCT19
    2015 bMRI Symposium on Motivation, Frida..
    You are invited!   Prof. Ellen Usher   Associate Professor of Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, University of Kentucky “The Fruits and Roots of Self-Efficacy” Prof. Tim Urdan   Professor of Department of Psychology, Santa Clara University “The Intersection of Identity and Academic Motivation: A Consideration of Conscious and Non-Conscious Processes" Prof. M..
  • SEP02
    bMRI Distinguished Lecture Series: Prof...
    Non-Cognitive Development Around the World   Prof. Jihyun Lee School of Education University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia   Date: Friday, September 4, 2015 Time: 3 pm ~ 4 pm Location: #327 New Education Building, Korea University
    MAR27
    bMRI Research Professor Recruitment
    bMRI of Korea University Recruits Research Professor   The Brain and Motivation Research Institute (bMRI) recruits a research professor who will participate in the Key Research Institute Project on "Interdisciplinary Research for Exploring Individual and Contextual Factors Enhancing/Undermining Motivation." The research project is supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea. Specific information on the application procedure is as follows:..
    OCT15
    2014 bMRI Symposium on Motivation, Nov. ..
    You are invited!   Prof. Andrew Martin   Professor of Educational Psychology, University of New South Wales “Growth Approaches to Academic Motivation and Engagement: The Roles of Implicit Beliefs, Goals, Feedback, and Assessment” Prof. Allison Ryan   Professor, Combined Program in Education and Psychology, University of Michigan “Motivation and Engagement in School: The Role of Peers" Prof. Johnmarshall Reeve ..
    MAY22
    bMRI Distinguished Lecture Series: Prof...
    Current Research from the Fredrickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research   Prof. John Carey Department of Student Development University of Massachusetts   Date: Friday, May 30, 2014 Time: 12 pm ~ 1:30 pm Location: #201 Uncho-Useon Education Building, Korea University
  • JAN23
    2014 KEPA 1st Quarterly Meeting - Korea ..
    2014 1st Quarterly Meeting of the Korean Educational Psychology Association   Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014 Time: 1 pm ~ 5:45 pm Location: #203 Conference Hall, #201, #202, #204 Uncho-Useon Education Building, Korea University   Organized by the Korean Educational Psychology Association and hosted by the Brain and Motivation Research Institute (bMRI) of Korea University
    OCT31
    bMRI Distinguished Lecture Series: Prof...
    Effects of Cooperation and Conflict on Achievement, Peer Relations, and Motivation: Meta-Analytic and Primary Research Findings   Prof. Cary Roseth Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education Michigan State University   Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Time: 5 pm ~ 6:30 pm Location: #102 Uncho-Useon Education Building, Korea University
    SEP27
    bMRI Distinguished Lecture Series: Prof...
    Belief Revision and Conceptual Change   Prof. Stellan Ohlsson Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago   Date: Friday, October 18, 2013 Time: 1.30 pm ~ 3.30 pm Location: #202 Uncho-Useon Education Building, Korea University
    JUL10
    bMRI Seminars on Current Topics: Ja-Hyun..
    Prof. Ja-Hyun Baik Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, College of Life Science and Biotechnology Korea University   Dopaminergic Transmission and Behavior   Date & Time: 3 ~ 5 pm, Thursday, July 25, 2013 Location: #103 Uncho-Useon Education Building, Korea University   Brain & Motivation Institute (bMRI) WCU Interdisciplinaty Consolidation of Motivation and Emotion Research

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