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Thomas, Hannah J.; Scott, James G.; Coates, Jason M.; Connor, Jason P. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Background: Intervention on adolescent bullying is reliant on valid and reliable measurement of victimization "and" perpetration experiences across different behavioural expressions. Aims: This study developed and validated a survey tool that integrates measurement of both traditional and cyber bullying to test a theoretically driven…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Support Groups, Correlation
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Arrona-Palacios, Arturo; Díaz-Morales, Juan F. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Background: The effect of morningness-eveningness, sleep habits, and intelligence on academic performance has been studied in a fixed morning school shift. However, no studies have analysed these variables in an afternoon school shift and tested whether morningness-eveningness is related to academic performance beyond sleep habits and intelligence…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Sleep, Intelligence, Academic Achievement
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Axt, Jordan R. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Previous work indicates widespread preference for White over Black people in attitudes and behaviour. However, there are instances where Black people receive preferential treatment over White people. Aims: This study aimed to investigate whether a sample of education professionals would favour Black or White applicants to an academic…
Descriptors: Preferences, Racial Attitudes, Racial Bias, Whites
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Huang, Qi; Zhang, Xiao; Liu, Yingyi; Yang, Wen; Song, Zhanmei – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: A growing body of recent research has shown that parent-child mathematical activities have a strong effect on children's mathematical learning. However, this research was conducted predominantly in Western societies and focused mainly on mothers' involvement in such activities. Aims: This study aimed to examine both mother-child and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Child Relationship, Numeracy, Young Children
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Canivez, Gary L.; Watkins, Marley W.; Good, Rebecca; James, Kate; James, Trevor – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Irish educational psychologists frequently use the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fourth UK Edition (WISC-IV[superscript UK]; Wechsler, 2004, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fourth UK Edition, London, UK, Harcourt Assessment) in clinical assessments of children with learning difficulties. Unfortunately, reliability…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Children, Intelligence Tests, Comparative Analysis
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Justicia-Galiano, M. José; Martín-Puga, M. Eva; Linares, Rocío; Pelegrina, Santiago – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Numerous studies, most of them involving adolescents and adults, have evidenced a moderate negative relationship between math anxiety and math performance. There are, however, a limited number of studies that have addressed the mechanisms underlying this relation. Aims: This study aimed to investigate the role of two possible…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Self Concept, Correlation, Short Term Memory
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Byrd, Christy M. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: The conceptualization of the role of race and culture in students' experience of school has been limited. This study presents a more comprehensive and multidimensional framework than previously conceptualized and includes the two domains of (1) intergroup interactions (frequency of interaction, quality of interaction, equal status, and…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Educational Environment, Racial Relations, Measures (Individuals)
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Sánchez de Miguel, Manuel; Lizaso, Izarne; Hermosilla, Daniel; Alcover, Carlos-Maria; Goudas, Marios; Arranz-Freijó, Enrique – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Research has shown that self-determination theory can be useful in the study of motivation in sport and other forms of physical activity. The Perceived Locus of Causality (PLOC) scale was originally designed to study both. Aim: The current research presents and validates the new PLOC-U scale to measure academic motivation in the…
Descriptors: Validity, Factor Analysis, Learning Motivation, Goodness of Fit
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Symes, Wendy; Putwain, David W. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: Prior to high-stakes examinations, teachers may use value-promoting messages (VPMs) to communicate to students the value and importance of their forthcoming examinations in the hope that they will adopt adaptive learning and study behaviours. These messages can focus on achieving success (gain-framed) or avoiding failure (loss-framed).…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Test Preparation, Adaptive Testing
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Toll, Sylke W. M.; Kroesbergen, Evelyn H.; Van Luit, Johannes E. H. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: Evidence exists that there are two main underlying cognitive factors in mathematical difficulties: working memory and number sense. It is suggested that real math difficulties appear when both working memory and number sense are weak, here referred to as the double deficit (DD) hypothesis. Aims: The aim of this study was to test the DD…
Descriptors: Young Children, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Short Term Memory
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Lam, Shui-fong; Jimerson, Shane; Shin, Hyeonsook; Cefai, Carmel; Veiga, Feliciano H.; Hatzichristou, Chryse; Polychroni, Fotini; Kikas, Eve; Wong, Bernard P. H.; Stanculescu, Elena; Basnett, Julie; Duck, Robert; Farrell, Peter; Liu, Yi; Negovan, Valeria; Nelson, Brett; Yang, Hongfei; Zollneritsch, Josef – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: A comprehensive understanding of the contextual factors that are linked to student engagement requires research that includes cross-cultural perspectives. Aims: This study investigated how student engagement in school is associated with grade, gender, and contextual factors across 12 countries. It also investigated whether these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Learner Engagement, Cross Cultural Studies
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Follmer, D. Jake; Sperling, Rayne A. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: Researchers have demonstrated significant relations among executive function, metacognition, and self-regulated learning. However, prior research emphasized the use of indirect measures of executive function and did not evaluate how specific executive functions are related to participants' self-regulated learning. Aims: The primary…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Executive Function, Independent Study, Undergraduate Students
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Elliot, Andrew; Murayama, Kou; Kobeisy, Ahmed; Lichtenfeld, Stephanie – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
Background: Self-based achievement goals use one's own intrapersonal trajectory as a standard of evaluation, and this intrapersonal trajectory may be grounded in one's past (past-based goals) or one's future potential (potential-based goals). Potential-based goals have been overlooked in the literature to date. Aims: The primary aim of the present…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Test Validity
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Casas, José A.; Ortega-Ruiz, Rosario; Del Rey, Rosario – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
Background: The bullying phenomenon has serious consequences for those that are involved. In order to find more effective ways to eradicate it from the schools, more research is needed. In this context, teacher management and emotional intelligence (EI) are shown to be relevant keys to consider. Aim: The aim of this study was to analyse the ways…
Descriptors: Bullying, Classroom Techniques, Emotional Intelligence, Aggression
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Kozhevnikov, Maria; Kozhevnikov, Michael; Yu, Chen Jiao; Blazhenkova, Olesya – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background: Despite the recent evidence for a multi-component nature of both visual imagery and creativity, there have been no systematic studies on how the different dimensions of creativity and imagery might interrelate. Aims: The main goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between different dimensions of creativity (artistic and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Cognitive Style, Visualization, Undergraduate Students
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