Our Research


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Additional Presentations from our Research Team:

Rilett, V., Kim, M., Morrison, F. J., and Gehring, W. (2014, August). The role of extraversion in children’s error processing: The UM brain-behavior children’s study. Presented at the UROP Summer Research Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI.

Kim, M., Marulis, L., Grammar, J., Gehring, W., and Morrison, F. J. (2014, July). Motivational beliefs and achievement-related emotions are associated with error monitoring processes: Linking brain and behavioral perspectives. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

Missig, C., Rilett, V., Kim, M., Marulis, L., and Morrison, F. J. (2014, April). Motivation and metacognition as windows to studying children’s mistakes: The UM brain-behavior children’s study. Presented at the UROP Spring Research Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI.

Marulis, L., and Kim, M. (2014, April). Metacognition, motivation, and school readiness: Evidence from behavioral and neurological research with preschoolers. Presented at the Washtenaw County Birth to Six Advisory Council Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI.

Pathways to Literacy Project. University of Michigan.