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Jamie Amemiya

Graduate Student, Dr. Ming-Te Wang

School of Education

Psychology in Education

Faculty Advisor: Ming-Te Wang

Amemiya, J., & Wang, M. T. (2018). Why effort praise can backfire in adolescence. Child Development Perspectives.

Galla, B. M., Amemiya, J., & Wang, M.-T. (2018). Using expectancy-value theory to understand academic self-control. Learning and Instruction, 58, 22-33.

Amemiya, J. L., & Wang, M. T. (2017). Transactional relations between motivational beliefs and help seeking from teachers and peers across adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1, 1-15.

Wang, M. T., Chow, A., & Amemiya, J. L. (2017). Who wants to play? Sport motivation trajectories, sport participation, and the development of depressive symptoms. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 46(9), 1982-1998.

Jamie Amemiya, Psychology in Education, School of Education, doctoral advisee of Ming-Te Wang, has received the NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship. The Fellowship program aims to identify the most talented researchers conducting dissertation research related to education and to encourage a new generation of scholars from to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education.

May 7, 2018

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EdWeek featured an article that highlights a recent publication by Jamie Amemiya and Ming-Te Wang, "Why Effort Praise Can Backfire in Adolescence." The article is titled "For Teenagers, Praising 'Effort' May Not Promote a Growth Mindset."

March 27, 2018

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Pittwire featured an accolade that highlights Jamie Amemiya, Allison Liu, and Emily Braham entitled "3 Learning Research and Development Center Grad Students Awarded University Research Grants."

October 31, 2017

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Kudos to 2016 Tim Post Awardee Jessie Northrup (Faculty Advisor: Jana Iverson) for her paper “Vocal coordination during early parent-infant interactions predicts language outcome in infant siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder.” Jamie Amemiya (Faculty Advisor: Ming-Te Wang) was runner up with “Teacher Theories of Math Ability, Instructional Style, and Student Math Outcomes during High School.”

September 2016