May 162019

cancelled due to Corona

International Conference on Motivation 2020

The next International Conference on Motivation 2020 will be held at TU Dresden, Germany. The chair will be Susanne Narciss.

This will also be the first joint conference of the EARLI SIGs 8 and 16 in Dresden. The joint conference will be a place to go beyond disciplinary boundaries by sharing and discussing research issues and findings from all fields of Motivation, Emotion, and Metacognition. It will also offer great opportunities for detecting new pathways for collaborations that will contribute to empowering smart learning and instruction in a world of rapid and complex changes.

The ICM 2020 will be held from Thursday 3.9. untill Sunday 6.9.2020, preceded by the Summer School. The conference has one overlapping day with the conference of SIG16 (Metacognition), held from Sunday 6.9. – Tuesday 8.9.2020.

17th International Conference on Motivation (SIG 8): 3. – 6. September 2020
Summer School 2020: 31. August – 2. September 2020
9th International Conference on Metacognition (SIG 16): 6. – 8. September 2020
Location: Dresden – DGUV-Conference Center
Organizers: Faculty of Psychology – TU Dresden, SIG 8 – Motivation and Emotion, SIG 16 – Metacognition
Deadline for proposal submission – EXTENDED: January 6th find the second call here
Deadline for earli bird registration: June 3rd
Programm: to be anounced

Jul 022018
International Conference on Motivation 2018

ICM 2018

The next International Conference on Motivation 2018 will be held at Aarhus University, Danish School of Education, Denmark. The chair will be Niels Bonderup Dohn

Summer school: 12th – 14th August 2018 (Sunday – Tuesday)
ICM: 15th – 17th August 2018 (Wednesday – Friday)
Preliminary Program HTML PDF
Conference Website:
Registration Open:
SIG 8 – Motivation & Emotion:
Submission Instructions can be found here

Nov 082017

PSI Theory

Buildung on the central contributions of Julius Kuhl like the PSI Theory leading researchers including Charles S. Carver and Richard M. Ryan reflect the implications for their own work.

This book is edited by Nicola Baumann, Miguel Kazén, Markus Quirin & Sander L. Koole

The first chapter can be dowloaded here.
The book ISBN: 9780889375406 can be bought here.

Citation: Baumann, N., Kazén, M., Quirin, M., & Koole, S. L. (Eds.). (2018). Why People Do the Things They Do. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Please find the table of content here.