About Marina

About Marina

Marina S. Lemos is Associate Professor at University of Porto, Faculty of Psychology and Education, where she directs the Center for Developmental and Educational Child Psychology and the Development and Education Research Group of the Center for Psychology. She completed her Habilitation in Psychology (Motivational goals), in 2008, University of Porto, her PhD in Psychology (Students’ classroom motivation), in 1993, University of Porto, and her License in Psychology, in 1980, University of Porto. Understanding human motivation has been her primary research interest, investigating students’ intentional and automatized classroom learning behavior, achievement goals, and academic coping. She is a member of the editorial board of the European Journal of Psychology of Education and of Estudos de Psicologia. (email: marina@fpce.up.pt)

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