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learning motivation Social Sciences
group size Social Sciences
Metabolic Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
Monoamine Oxidase Medicine & Life Sciences
DNA Methylation Medicine & Life Sciences
Starvation Medicine & Life Sciences
cultural studies Social Sciences
Personality Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2017 2019

  • 3 Article
  • 2 Abstract
  • 1 Poster
  • 1 Comment/Letter to the editor

Capturing the multiplicative effect of perseverance and passion: Measurement issues of combining two grit facets

Guo, J., Tang, X. & Xu, M., 5 Mar 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 10, p. 3938-3940 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademicpeer-review


The Association between Theory of Intelligence and Cognitive Load Perceptions in MOOC Learners: Study Set-Up

Xu, M., Henderikx, M. A., Rohloff, T. & Koorn, P., 17 Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterAcademic


The impact of Co-actors on cognitive load: When the mere presence of others makes learning more difficult

Skuballa, I. T., Xu, K. M. & Jarodzka, H., Dec 2019, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 101, p. 30-41 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

DNA methylation as a mediator of the association between prenatal adversity and risk factors for metabolic disease in adulthood

Tobi, E. W., Slieker, R. C., Luijk, R., Dekkers, K. F., Stein, A. D., Xu, K. M., Biobank-based Integrative Omics Studies Consortium, Slagboom, P. E., van Zwet, E. W., Lumey, L. H. & Heijmans, B. T., 31 Jan 2018, In : Science advances. 4, 1, 10 p., 4364.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Metabolic Diseases
DNA Methylation
Body Mass Index

Investigating Grit, Self-Regulated Learning, Motivation, and Achievement in Reading, Mathematics and Science: A Mediational and Cross-Cultural Study

Xu, M., Cunha-Harvey, A. R., King, R. B., de Koning, B., Baars, M. & Paas, F., 2018. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

learning motivation
cultural studies
academic achievement