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Pegalajar-Palomino, Ma. del Carmen; Colmenero-Ruiz, Ma. Jesus – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The study analyzes the level of development in emotional intelligence of Secondary Education students. It also checks for statistically significant differences in educational level between Spanish and immigrant students, under the integration program "Intercultural Open Classrooms". Method: 94 students of Secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Secondary School Students, Questionnaires
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Usart, Mireia; Romero, Margarida – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The study of "Time Orientation" (TO) has been focused on how to measure this construct and its effects on human behavior. Defined as a fundamental psychological variable, TO is multidimensional, sensible to cultural differences and age. Although its relation to learning, it deserves further study in the different Higher…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, College Students, Spanish, Factor Analysis
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Orgiles, Mireia; Gomez, Marta; Piqueras, Jose A.; Espada, Jose P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Despite data showing the relationship between depression and decreased school performance, there is a lack of studies with Spanish children. The objective of this research is to examine school performance as a function of depression and gender. Method: Participants were 658 Spanish children aged between 8 and 12 years, 49.6% male,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Academic Achievement, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Gasco, Javier; Villarroel, Jose-Domingo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Motivation is an important factor in the learning of mathematics. Within this area of education, word problem solving is central in most mathematics curricula of Secondary School. The objective of this research is to detect the differences in motivation in terms of the strategies used to solve word problems. Method: It analyzed the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Word Problems (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Student Motivation
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García-Gómez, Andrés; Risco, Manuel López; Rubio, Jesús Carlos; Guerrero, Eloisa; García-Peña, Inés Magdalena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children with autism is still in the early stages of…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Animals, Therapeutic Recreation
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De la Torre-Cruz, M. J.; García-Linares, M. C.; Casanova-Arias, P. F. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Physical and aggressive behavior which children and adolescents show toward peers is associated to parenting styles. The aim of this research was to examine the relation between perceived parenting styles (from mothers and fathers) and the level of physical and verbal aggressive behavior, anger and hostility showed towards the peers.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Aggression
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Flores-Buils, Raquel; Gil-Beltran, Jose Manuel; Caballer-Miedes, Antonio; Martinez-Martinez, Miguel Angel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Studies that investigate research activity are possible by quantifying certain variables pertaining to articles published in specialized journals. Once quantified, numerical data are obtained that summarize characteristics of the research activity. These data are obtained through scientometric indicators. This is an objective and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bibliometrics, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis
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Jimenez-Morales, M. Isabel; Lopez-Zafra, Esther – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The aim of this study is to analyze the role that Perceived Emotional Intelligence and social competences have on academic performance. Furthermore, we analyze the role of teacher's expectancies on performance in secondary school students. Method: One hundred ninety three students (50.7% male and 49.3 % female) from the first and…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Role, Interpersonal Competence, Academic Achievement
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Fernandez-Parra, A.; Lopez-Rubio, S.; Mata, S.; Calero, M. D.; Vives, M. C.; Carles, R.; Navarro, E. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Conduct problems arising in infancy are one of the main reasons for which parents seek psychological assistance. Although these problems usually begin when the child has started school, in recent years a group of children has been identified who begin to manifest such problems from their earliest infancy and whose prognosis seems to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Behavior Problems, Cognitive Ability
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Sanchez-Teruel, David; Garcia-Leon, Ana; Muela-Martinez, Jose A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The college students have high rates of suicidal ideation often associated with psychosocial factors. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether some of these psychosocial variables are related to the high prevalence of suicidal ideation in a College Spanish. Method: Participants (n = 40), aged between 21 and 34 years, Mean =…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Suicide, Incidence
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Alba, Guadalupe; Justicia-Arraez, Ana; Pichardo, M. Carmen; Justicia-Justicia, Fernando – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Behavior problems are often observed in classrooms. The age at which problems appears is increasingly younger, and there are no interventions that ensure a reduction in such behavior problems among school age children. Research and previous evidence show the importance of social competence in this kind of prevention. Working with preschool and…
Descriptors: Prevention, Interpersonal Competence, Behavior Problems, Preschool Children
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Carrion-Martinez, Jose J; de la Rosa, Antonio Luque – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Having spent twenty years of business and professional development from the emergence of speech and hearing teacher traveling, it seems appropriate to reflect on the role he has been playing this figure in order to apprehend the things considered to improve the approach to adopt towards to promote the quality of its educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Itinerant Teachers, Teaching Methods, Educational Resources
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Olivares, Sonia; Saiz, Carlos; Rivas, Silvia F. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Here we report the results obtained in an innovative teaching experience that encourages the development of Critical Thinking skills through motivational intervention. Understanding Critical Thinking as a theory of action, "we think to solve problems", and accompanying this concept with a program aimed at teaching/learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Student Motivation, College Students
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Lara, M. Dolores; Bermudez, Jose; Perez-Garcia, Ana M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Adolescence is a period when at-risk health behaviors often begin, such as tobacco and alcohol use; thus, it is a critical period for implementing preventive strategies. Method: In this context, 106 adolescents took part in this research (54 females and 52 males; mean age for both groups = 14.10). The main objectives were to first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Smoking, Drinking
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Badia, Antoni; Meneses, Julio; Sigales, Carles – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The purpose of this study is to identify the main factors that influence teachers' decision-making regarding the educational use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in technology-rich classrooms. Method: We collected data from 278 teachers in Catalonia (Spain) working in eight primary and secondary education schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Decision Making
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