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Usán Supervía, Pablo; Salavera Bordás, Carlos; Teruel Melero, Pilar – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: In the educational process of children and adolescents in schools, there are many personal and contextual situations that significantly affect the students in their school stage. In this way, variables such as emotional intelligence, burnout and academic engagement play a fundamental role in the school life of adolescent students.…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Burnout, Student Motivation, Secondary School Students
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Brotóns, Elena Bernabéu; Álvarez, Cristina De la Peña – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Excessive alcohol consumption is the most widespread toxic habit in the world, and a particular problem among young people for whom alcohol is part of their recreational habits. The start of university studies coincides with adulthood when alcohol becomes easily available and used as a tool to deal with new stressors. It has been…
Descriptors: Drinking, Academic Achievement, Stress Variables, Executive Function
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Vicente, Marta Martínez; Riveiro, José Manuel Suárez; Barroso, Carlos Valiente – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Executive functions involve cognitive and metacognitive abilities that make up a sophisticated system that monitors and reviews conduct involved in decision-making. These functions are critical for carrying out tasks and adaptive behavior. Among its components are inhibitory and attentional control, planning, self-regulation and…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Cid-Sillero, Sandra; Santiago-Ramajo, Sandra; Martín-Lobo, María Pilar – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: One of the lines of research that has aroused great interest in recent years has been to determine the role played by certain cognitive abilities in academic performance. This article describes the relationship between executive functions (interference, flexibility and planning) and empathy and their influence on the academic…
Descriptors: Correlation, Executive Function, Empathy, Academic Achievement
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Urquijo, Itziar; Extremera, Natalio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The present study examined the mediating role of academic engagement in the relationship between emotional intelligence and academic satisfaction when controlling for sociodemographic variables and other classic constructs such as conscientiousness and personality traits. Method: The sample included 203 university students (140…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Learner Engagement, Student Satisfaction
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Bernal, Ana; Esparza, Javier; Ruiz, María-José; Ferrando, Mercedes; Sainz, Marta – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: This work tackles the question about the nature of creativity as a general vs. domain-specific ability. First we deal with the concept of creativity and then, the main approaches to the debate of generality vs. specificity are exposed. Method: A total of 133 students attending 3rd grade of secondary education in Murcia Region took…
Descriptors: Creativity, Foreign Countries, Creative Thinking, Creativity Tests
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Alvarez, Manuela Alvarez; Elexpuru, Iciar; Castelló, Montserrat; Villardón-Gallego, Lourdes; Yániz, Concepción – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: In the Spanish context, very little is known about what research means for researchers in training. The goal of this study is twofold: to analyze the research conceptions held by doctoral students in the Social Sciences, and to evaluate how those conceptions relate to several relevant variables in the process of researcher training.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Science Research, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Martínez-Fernández, J. R.; Corcelles, M.; Bañales, G.; Castelló, M.; Gutiérrez-Braojos, C. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: In this study, the conceptions of learning and writing of a group of undergraduates enrolled in a teacher education programme were identified. The relationship between them were analysed, and a set of patterns of beliefs about learning and writing were defined. Finally, the relation between these patterns and the quality of a text…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Cejudo, Javier – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The purpose of the present research is aimed at studying the relationship between emotional intelligence as an ability and emotional intelligence as a trait and mental health of a sample of school counsellors. Method: The sample has been made up of 203 school counsellors. The instruments used have been: Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional…
Descriptors: Correlation, Emotional Intelligence, Mental Health, Individual Characteristics
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Segura-Robles, Adrián; Alemany-Arrebola, Inmaculada; Gallardo-Vigil, Miguel Ángel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: The main objective of the research was to analyze the existence of prejudice among university students of Melilla Campus (Spain) towards migrants who cross the border illegally. The role of educators and health professionals has a special interest in this context; they are who will have more contact with them. This requires the…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Yáñez-Marquina, Lara; Villardón-Gallego, Lourdes – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: In secondary education, students' low achievement and engagement in mathematics are closely related to their attitudes towards the subject. Despite the international body of research, an exhaustive literature review of the existing instruments for measuring it draws attention to the inconsistency in the definition and corresponding…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Student Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Foreign Countries
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Zorrilla-Silvestre, Lorena; Presentación-Herrero, María Jesús; Gil-Gómez, Jesús – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: This study explored the variables of executive functioning (EF) that permitted the evaluation of EF both at home and at school. The objective was to compare the results of the evaluations of these functions in children aged 5 to 6 years, and see to what extent these variables predicted mathematics performance best. Method: Sixty-six…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Neuropsychology, Ecology, Predictor Variables
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Doménech-Betoret, Fernando; Fortea-Bagán, Miguel Angel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Education research has clearly verified that a student's perception of the system to evaluate the subject matter will play a fundamental role in his/her implication (deep approach vs. surface approach) in the teaching/learning process of the subject matter. The present work aims to examine the factorial validity and reliability of a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis
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Hernández, Óscar Sánchez; Méndez, Francisco Xavier; Garber, Judy – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: The aim of the study is to describe and analyze a new test and construct, Divergent Explanatory Production (DEP), defined as the ability to observe adverse situations from various points of view. At the theoretical level, it is a bridge between the reformulated model of learned helplessness (as a resilience model), and creative…
Descriptors: Correlation, Resilience (Psychology), Thinking Skills, Helplessness
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García-Ros, Rafael; Fuentes, María C.; Fernández, Basilio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: This study analyzed the predictive capacity and incremental validity of teachers' interpersonal self-efficacy on their levels of burnout. First, it presents the validation process of a Spanish adaptation of the Teacher Interpersonal Self-Efficacy Scale--TISES--(Browers & Tomic, 1999, 2001). Second, the predictive capacity of…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables, Questionnaires
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