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Hayley, Amie C.; Sivertsen, Børge; Hysing, Mari; Vedaa, Øystein; Øverland, Simon – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Sleep difficulties are common among university students and may detrimentally affect academic outcomes. Despite this, remarkably little information is currently available during this critical developmental period of early adulthood, and thus, the direct effect on measurable domains of academic ability and proficiency is equivocal.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sleep, Academic Achievement, College Students
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Bråten, Ivar; Ferguson, Leila E.; Strømsø, Helge I.; Anmarkrud, Øistein – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
Background: There is burgeoning research within educational psychology on both epistemic cognition and multiple-documents literacy, as well as on relationships between the two constructs. Aim: To examine relationships between epistemic cognition concerning the justification of knowledge claims and sourcing and argumentation skills. Sample:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Epistemology, Literacy
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Diseth, Age; Kobbeltvedt, Therese – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2010
Background: Previous research is inconclusive regarding antecedents and consequences of achievement goals, and there is a need for more research in order to examine the joint effects of different types of motives and learning strategies as predictors of academic achievement. Aims: To investigate the relationship between achievement motives,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Predictor Variables, Learning Motivation
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Studsrod, Ingunn; Bru, Edvin – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2009
Background: Lack of adjustment or school failure is a concern to educators, educational and school psychologists as well as parents, but few studies have focused on school adjustment during late adolescence. Moreover, studies have yet to explore associations between parenting and school adjustment among upper secondary school students. Aim: The…
Descriptors: Socialization, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Age Differences
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Braten, Ivar; Stromso, Helge I. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2005
Background: More empirical work is needed to examine the dimensionality of personal epistemology and relations between those dimensions and motivational and strategic components of self-regulated learning. In particular, there is great need to investigate personal epistemology and its relation to self-regulated learning across cultures and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Intelligence, Epistemology
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Skaalvik, E. M. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 1983
A study of Norwegian elementary school children found that in fourth to eighth graders, low academic achievement was associated with low self esteem and strong perceived parental pressure for boys, but not for girls. In eighth graders, low achievement was associated with low perceived value of school for girls only. (GC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cultural Influences, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students