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Sarah Mercer
Stephen Ryan




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Mercer, S., & Ryan, S. (2015). Editorial. Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 5(3), 367 - 369. https://doi.org/10.14746/ssllt.2015.5.3.1
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Sarah Mercer, Institute für Anglistik, Heinrichstr. 36/II, A8010 Graz

Sarah Mercer is Professor of Foreign Language Teaching at the University of Graz, Austria. Her research interests include all aspects of the psychology surrounding the foreign language learning experience, focusing in particular on issues of self and identity. She is the author, coauthor and coeditor of several books in this area including Towards an Understanding of Language Learner Self-Concept (2011, Springer), Psychology for Language Learning (2012, Palgrave), Multiple Perspectives on the Self in SLA (2014, Multilingual Matters) and Exploring Psychology for Language Teachers (2015, Oxford University Press).


Stephen Ryan, School of Economics, Senshu University, Higashi Mita 2-1-1, Tama Ku, Kawasaki Shi, Kanagawa Ken, 214-8580

Stephen Ryan is a Professor in the School of Economics at Senshu University, Tokyo, Japan. His research covers various aspects of psychology in language learning, with a particular interest in learner motivation, mindsets, and the role of the imagination. His most recent publication is The Psychology of the Language Learner Revisited (2015, Routledge), coauthored with Zoltán Dörnyei.