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Grund, Axel; Schäfer, Nina; Sohlau, Sylvia; Uhlich, Janne; Schmid, Sebastian – Educational Psychology, 2019
In an attempt to exploit the concept of mindfulness for educational contexts, we investigated the role of dispositional mindfulness as an internal resource for the development of situational interest. Using an online questionnaire, we assessed participants' (N = 161, mean age = 30.4 years, 74% female, 66% university students) mindfulness,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Student Interests, Role, College Students
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Stiller, Anne-Kathrin; Kattner, M. Florian; Gunzenhauser, Catherine; Schmitz, Bernhard – Educational Psychology, 2019
Effectively regulating negative emotions is important for successful self-regulated learning. However, research has hardly examined which emotion regulation strategies benefit self-regulated learning. In an experimental study, it was examined whether positive reappraisal facilitates self-regulated learning by counterbalancing the depletion of…
Descriptors: Self Control, Learning Strategies, Films, College Students
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Hoffman, Adam J.; Kurtz-Costes, Beth – Educational Psychology, 2019
U.S. national data show that American Indians earn lower math and science scores than other ethnic/racial groups. In the current study, a brief, self-affirmation intervention was aimed at increasing science motivational beliefs in American Indian middle school students (n = 212, M[subscript age] = 12.7 years). Students, each read a biography of a…
Descriptors: Intervention, American Indian Students, Middle School Students, Ethnicity
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Marszalek, Jacob M.; Barber, Carolyn; Nilsson, Johanna E. – Educational Psychology, 2019
'What would an ideal social justice advocate look like, and how do our graduates compare?' is asked by training programs in the helping/health professions (e.g. counselling and psychology, nursing, and education) that have social justice advocacy (SJA) as a core competency. We demonstrate a method for answering this question empirically --…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Advocacy, Measures (Individuals), Social Justice
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Vizoso, Carmen; Arias-Gundín, Olga; Rodríguez, Celestino – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study examined the relationship between coping strategies, dispositional optimism, academic burnout and academic performance using structural equation modelling. Data were collected from a sample of 532 Spanish undergraduate students. Participants completed a battery of questionnaires including the LOT-R to assess optimism, CSI for the…
Descriptors: Coping, Burnout, Positive Attitudes, Intervention
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Eakman, Aaron M.; Kinney, Adam R.; Schierl, Michelle L.; Henry, Kimberly L. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study examined relationships between instructor autonomy support, academic self-efficacy, academic problems and academic achievement among student service members/veterans (SSM/V). Participants included veterans, active duty or National Guard/Reservists of the US military (N = 172) enrolled in a postsecondary institution. Online surveys…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Military Personnel, Self Efficacy, Grade Point Average
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Lee, Mikyoung; van Vlack, Stephen – Educational Psychology, 2018
Extending research on teachers' emotions beyond general educational contexts and Western samples, we examined how teachers' emotions correlated with their emotional labour strategies and classroom management self-efficacy with an East-Asian sample in an English teaching context (127 Korean English teachers). Surface acting (emotional expressions…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Self Efficacy, Teacher Behavior, Correlation
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Korhonen, Johan; Nyroos, Mikaela; Jonsson, Bert; Eklöf, Hanna – Educational Psychology, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate the interplay between test anxiety and working memory (WM) on mathematics performance in younger children. A sample of 624 grade 3 students completed a test battery consisting of a test anxiety scale, WM tasks and the Swedish national examination in mathematics for grade 3. The main effects of test anxiety…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Short Term Memory, Test Anxiety, Mathematics Tests
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Lodewyk, Ken R. – Educational Psychology, 2018
Trait personality has been associated with achievement and many of its related outcomes in settings such as education, health, physical activity and sport. Scant trait personality research has been performed among school-age students in physical education, so this study investigates relations between the six-dimension (HEXACO) model of trait…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Correlation
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García-Izquierdo, Mariano; Ríos-Risquez, Maria Isabel; Carrillo-García, César; Sabuco-Tebar, Emiliana de los Ángeles – Educational Psychology, 2018
The objective of this study was to analyse the role of resilience in the dimensions of academic burnout syndrome and psychological health in a sample of nursing students. A battery of questionnaires was administered to 218 nursing students, all of whom were in the second year of their degree at the University of Murcia (Spain). The applied…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Burnout, Self Efficacy, Mental Health
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Holliman, A. J.; Martin, A. J.; Collie, R. J. – Educational Psychology, 2018
University entry and the passage through university is a time of great change. The extent to which students are able to adjust to successfully navigate this change (adaptability) is likely to influence their academic outcomes. Prior research has identified a link between university students' adaptability and academic achievement via behavioural…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Longitudinal Studies, Learner Engagement, Prediction
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Fallah, Nasser – Educational Psychology, 2017
This study sought to explore the relationship between mindfulness, coping self-efficacy (CSE) and foreign language anxiety (FLA) among a sample of 295 Iranian English as a foreign language (EFL) learners. Further, the capacity of CSE in mediating the relationship between mindfulness and FLA was tested. The participants were administered…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Coping, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yuan, Wei; Zhang, Li-Fang; Fu, Mingchen – Educational Psychology, 2017
This study investigated the predictive power of thinking styles for academic stress coping. Participants were 563 (280 males, 275 females, 8 gender unspecified) secondary school students in grades 7 through 12 from mainland China. Thinking styles were measured using the Thinking Styles Inventory-Revised II which was based on the theory of mental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Stress Variables, Stress Management
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Martin, Andrew J.; Yu, Kai; Ginns, Paul; Papworth, Brad – Educational Psychology, 2017
We investigated academic buoyancy (a response to challenge) and adaptability (a response to change) among a sample of 12-16-year-olds in China (N = 3617) compared with same-aged youth from North America (N = 989) and the United Kingdom (UK; N = 1182). We found that Chinese students reported higher mean levels of buoyancy and adaptability. We also…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Correlation
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Chung, Kevin K. H.; Liu, Hongyun; McBride, Catherine; Wong, Anita M. -Y.; Lo, Jason C. M. – Educational Psychology, 2017
The present study investigated the relative importance of executive functioning, parent-child verbal interactions, phonological awareness and visual skills on reading and mathematics for Chinese children from low-versus middle-socio economic status (SES) backgrounds. A total of 199 kindergarten children were assessed on executive functioning,…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Academic Achievement, Executive Function, Path Analysis
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