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Meet Our New Lab Members!

This semester we welcome new doctoral students, Master’s students, and two new undergraduate students: Tiffany and Randi! We asked each of them to share something about themselves and what they most look forward to doing in the lab. Tiffany is a junior at the University of Kentucky who is majoring in Psychology with a minor …

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My Experience at the P20 Motivation and Learning Lab

During the second semester of my junior year I had the amazing opportunity to intern at the P20 Motivation and Learning Lab at UK. My main goals coming into this internship was to understand and experience the collegial environment and coursework within the department of educational psychology more specifically focusing on my personal interest of …

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Interview with guest speaker: Dr. Xiaoxia “Silvie” Huang

The P20 Motivation and Learning Lab is pleased to have invited guest speaker, Dr. Xiaoxia “Silvie” Huang, visit the lab this fall. Dr. Huang (Western Kentucky University)  will be sharing her journey writing a National Science Foundation CAREER proposal with our lab on Monday, September 26, at 4:30 (63 Dickey Hall). Caihong Li, a doctoral research assistant …

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Welcome Roraima Costo Filho – Our Visiting Scholar!

This year we have visiting scholar, Roraima Costo Filho joining our lab. Roraima is a doctoral student studying abroad from Rio Claro in Southeastern Brazil. Roraima decided to come to America because it’s founding of social cognitive theory. He specifically decided on the University of Kentucky and the P20 lab because of Dr. Usher’s papers …

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