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Fernández, Estrella; García, Trinidad; Gómez, Cristina; Areces, Débora; Rodríguez, Celestino – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Further inquiry into constructs such as creativity, intelligence and scholastic abilities, and understanding how they relate to each other, can promote better understanding of the variables involved in academic achievement. Consequently, the objective of the present study was to examine the predictive value of creativity and multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Multiple Intelligences, Predictor Variables
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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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Inglés, Cándido J.; Aparisi, D.; Delgado, B.; Granados, L.; García-Fernández, José M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between sociometric types, behavioral categories and self-attributions for academic failure ("Ability", "Effort" or "External Causes") in "Reading", "Mathematics" and "General". Method: The total sample was composed of…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Secondary Education, Sociometric Techniques, Foreign Countries
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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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Aragón, Estíbaliz; Navarro, José I.; Aguilar, Manuel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: This study analyses the predictive role of several specific components of early numerical skills on the fluency calculation. Method: A total of 122 students (Mean age = 69.89 months; SD = 3.44), 54 girls and 68 boys participated in the study. The early numeracy skills were assessed by the end of pre primary school education, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Regression (Statistics), Numeracy, Mathematics Skills
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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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Fernández-González, L.; González-Hernández, A.; Trianes-Torres, M. V. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: This research aims to analyse how optimism, self-esteem and social support help to predict academic stress. Method: The sample consisted of 123 students aged 20 to 31 years old, from the 3rd Year in the Psychology Degree. Students completed the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale, the Life Orientation Optimism Questionnaire (LOT-R), the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Stress Variables, Anxiety
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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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de Acedo-Baquedano, Maria Teresa Sanz; de Acedo-Lizarraga, Maria Luisa Sanz – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The aim of this research was to examine the relationship between state and trait anxiety and verbal and graphic creativity, as well as how the two types of anxiety contribute to predicting creativity in students of Compulsory Secondary Education. Method: The study was conducted with 89 subjects of both sexes between the ages of 12…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Secondary Education, Imagination, Compulsory Education
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Orgiles, Mireia; Johnson, Blair T.; Huedo-Medina, Tania B.; Espada, Jose P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: According to previous studies, when parents divorce it may increase the vulnerability of children to develop personal problems, such as lowering academic performance. This research examines the academic performance of Spanish children with divorced parents and its relation to academic self-concept and social anxiety. Method: The…
Descriptors: Divorce, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Adolescents
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Betoret, Fernando Domenech; Artiga, Amparo Gomez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: This study examines the relationship between student basic need satisfaction (autonomy, competence, relatedness and belonging), their reporting of approaches to learning (deep and surface), their reporting of avoidance strategies (avoidance of effort and challenge, avoidance of help seeking and preference to avoid novelty) and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychological Needs, Help Seeking, Student Attitudes
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Fernandez-Castillo, Antonio; Gutierrez-Rojas, Maria Esperanza – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: In this cross-sectional, descriptive research we studied the relation between three psychological variables (anxiety, depression and attention) in order to analyze their possible association with and predictive power for academic achievement (as expressed in school grades) in a sample of secondary students. Method: For this purpose…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Females, Emotional Disturbances, Academic Failure
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Justo, Clemente Franco – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: Although there have been many definitions and much research has been done in the field of creativity in the last few years, scarce attention has been devoted to studying and investigating the motor area of creativity. In this study we sought to verify the effect that a creative relaxation programme could have on the self-concept…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Quasiexperimental Design, Creativity
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Benitez, Juan Luis; Justicia, Fernando – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
This article purports to present this Special Issue about Bullying and, at the same time, to introduce the phenomenon of bullying in order to facilitate readers an updated vision about the problem that will be worked from different perspectives by researchers from national and international scope. With this purpose, we present some controversial…
Descriptors: Bullying, Risk, Age, Sex