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  • 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.
    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..
    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
    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!
    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!
    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!
    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!
    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..
    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..
    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..

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