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14.02.2018 - New publication: Suhlmann, M., Sassenberg, K., Nagengast, B., & Trautwein, U. (2018). Belonging mediates effects of student-university fit on well-being, motivation, and dropout intention. Social Psychology, 49, 16–28. doi: 10.1027/1864-9335/a000325

31.01.2018 - New publication: Soltanlou, M., Artemenko, C., Ehlis, A.-C., Huber, S., Fallgatter, A.J., Dresler, T.*, Nuerk, H.-C.* (in press). Reduction but not shift in brain activation in arithmetic learning in children: A simultaneous fNIRS-EEG study. Scientific Reports, 8:1707, 10.1038/s41598-018-20007-x [*: equally contributed]

12.01.2018 - New publication: Rosenbaum, D., Hilsendegen, P., Thomas, M., Haeussinger, F. B., Metzger, F. G., Nuerk, H., . . . Ehlis, A. (2018). Cortical hemodynamic changes during the Trier Social Stress Test: An fNIRS study. NeuroImage, 171, 107-115. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.12.061

11.01.2018 - Sven Rieger successfully defended his dissertation "Facilitating the understanding of personality: The usefulness of unifying two existing approaches". Congratulations!
10.01.2018 - Congratulations to Franziska Rebholz on her successful defense of her dissertation "Fostering mathematical competences by preparing for a mathematical competition".
02.01.2018 - New publication (Open Access): Wüst-Ackermann, P., Vollmer, C., Randler, C., & Itzek-Greulich, H. (2018). The Vivarium: Maximizing learning with living invertebrates — An out-of-school intervention is more effective than an equivalent lesson at school. Insects, 9(1), 3. doi:10.3390/insects9010003
21.12.2017 - Jessika Golle and colleagues secured funding by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) for their project "Enrichment in regular STEM classes for (potentially) high-performing primary school children" (523.440,05 €, 01/2018-12/2022).

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