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  • OCT01
    2018 bMRI Symposium on Motivation, Frida..
    Invitation You are cordially invited to the 2018 bMRI Symposium on Motivation,   hosted by the Brain Korea 21+ Project Group of Edu-hub in Asia and organized by the Brain and Motivation Research Institute (bMRI) of Korea University.   Prof. Herbert W. Marsh  Professor of Psychology, Australian Catholic University; University of Oxford “Academic Self-concept: Cornerstone of a Revolution in the Positive Psychology”  &nbs..
    JUL10
    bMRI Science Intervention Program for El..
    For those who are interested in bMRI science intervention program for elementary school students, please see the attached file.
    APR17
    2017 bMRI Symposium on Motivation, Frida..
    You are invited!   Prof. Christopher A. Wolters The Ohio State University “College Students' Time Management: A Self-Regulated Learning Perspective” Prof. Shirely L. Yu The Ohio State University “Motivation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: Individual and Contextual Considerations”   Prof. Benjamin Nagengast The University of Tübingen “Institutional and Intervention Effects..
    JAN23
    bMRI Distinguished Lecture Series: Prof...
    The "What" and "Why" of Achievement Goals in Studying Learning Outcomes   Prof. Lennia Matos Department of Psychology The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru   Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018 Time: 16:00 ~ 17:15 Location: #202 Uncho-Useon Hall, Korea University
  • SEP01
    Minhye Lee selected for Research Profess..
    Minhye Lee of bMRI is selected for the Research Professor Research Grant. The funding begins on September 1, 2017 and lasts 12 months. She will receive 24 million KRW. Congratulations to Minhye on the fine achievement!
    AUG05
    Jeesoo Lee Receives APA Division 15 Inte..
    Jeesoo Lee of bMRI is a proud receipient of the 2017 International Student Research Award from the American Psychological Association's Division 15 (Educational Psychology). The title of her paper is "The Distinct Roles of Utility Value and Intrinsic Value in Students’ Self-Regulatory Processes." Congratulations to Jeesoo on the fine scholarly achievement!
    JUL01
    Jeesoo Lee Receives Junior Fellow-Resear..
    Jeesoo Lee of bMRI receives Junior Fellow-Research Grant from Korea University. The funding period is one year, from July 2017 to August 2018. She will receive 3 million KRW. Congratulations to Jeesoo on the fine achievement!
    JUL01
    Juyeon Song selected as Type II Research..
    Juyeon Song of bMRI is selected as Type II Research Professor of Young Researcher Program of National Research Foundation of Korea. The funding begins on July 1, 2017 and lasts 36 months. She will receive 40 million KRW a year, amounting to a total of 120 million KRW. Congratulations to Juyeon on the fine achievement!
  • JUN30
    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:..
    MAR01
    Hyunji Lee selected for Global Ph.D Scho..
    Hyunji Lee of bMRI is selected for the Global Ph.D. Scholarship program of National Research Foundation of Korea. The funding begins on March 1, 2017 and lasts 36 months. She will receive 20 million KRW a year and also tuition fees, amounting to a total of 75 million KRW. Congratulations to Hyunji on the fine achievement!
    DEC03
    bMRI Selected as the Best KU Research In..
    The Brain and Motivation Research Institute has recently received an honor of being recognized 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 b..
    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..

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