Current Research

Currently, our team conducts research into the following topics:

Text Comprehension

- Situation model construction
- Working memory in situation model construction
- Learning from text and pictures
- Learning and reading strategies

Physical Activity and Cognition

- Effects of physical activity on executive functions
- Processes mediating physical activity effects on executive functions

Memory and Metacognition

- Metacognition in learning and text comprehension
- Metacognition and individual differences
- Memory, metacognition, and intentional forgetting

Motivation in learning and teaching

- Motivational beliefs
- Diagnostic competences of teachers

Teaching Psychology

- Improving learning in psychology courses
- Assessing learning performance in psychology courses

Teacher Education

- Psychology in teacher education
- Curriculum formation