Laboratory Strengths

 

Providing leadership on motivation, learning, and child development.

Co-Chairs

Dr. Tanner Wallace

Vision for the MC: She states,  “I hope the center will engage in the critical work of integration across disparate theoretical frameworks to understand the active ingredients, or mechanisms of change, triggered by effective motivational interventions.”

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Dr. Ming-Te Wang

Vision for the MC: He states that his goal for the center is “to produce high quality research to advance the field of motivation.” Any good practice or intervention should build upon strong research evidence just as only good practice shapes high-quality research, but “to bridge the gap between research and practice is never easy work,”

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Center News


Dr. Lindsay Page is cited in a White House report

Dr. Lindsay Page was cited in the new White House report titled, “The Economic Record of the Obama Administration: Investing in Higher Education. What a tremendous achievement, Dr. Page!

Dr. Brian Galla's research featured in the Huffington Post

Dr. Brian Galla's work on adolescent mental health and well being was featured in The Huffington Post article titled "How Self-Compassion Can Help Teens De-Stress." Congratulations, Dr. Galla!