Richard Remedios, PhD

Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychology

Areas of Expertise:Dr. Richard Remedios

  • Motivation in Education
  • The Use of Fear Appeals in Education
  • Achievement Motivation
  • Research Methods
  • Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs)
  • Implicit Learning.


  • Ph.D., Stirling University (Scotland, UK)
  • B.Sc., Stirling University (Scotland, UK)


The effects of success on task persistence and enjoyment

Selected Publications:

  • “The Scare Tactic: Do Fear Appeals predict motivation and exam scores?,” School Psychology Quarterly, 2014
  • "Achievement Goals, Approaches to Learning and Academic Attainment,” in Learning patterns in higher education in the 21st century: dimensions and research perspectives, EARLI, 2014
  • “Different Methods, Different Results: Examining the Implications of Methodological Divergence and Implicit Processes for Achievement Goal Research,” Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2014

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Expert methodologist, ICF International, Fairfax, VA, USA
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Durham University, England, UK
  • Reviewer for: Journal of Educational Psychology, British Journal of Educational Psychology, Learning and Individual Differences

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