The Physics Education Research Lab at UNG

In the Physics Education Research Lab at UNG, we are investigating teaching methods that might increase motivation to learn, foster a growth mindset, and help students develop self-efficacy and a sense of belonging in physics.


What helps increase a student’s motivation to learn?

Physics Identity and Sense of Belonging through Oral Assessments

Fostering a Growth Mindset with Mastery-Based Grading


Principle Investigator

Sarah Formica

Professor of Physics

Abby Meyer

Associate Professor of Psychological Science

Undergraduate Researchers

Alex Farrell