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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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López, Miriam Romero; Fernández, Montserrat López; Martínez, María Carmen Pichardo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The huge impact of technology in the last few decades, and the ample development of information and communication technologies (ICT) has established them as an essential characteristic of today's society. This vertiginous advance, and the quantity and diversity of changes in knowledge that are being generated, are inducing important…
Descriptors: Neurology, Physiology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Lopes, João; Silva, Elisabete; Oliveira, Célia; Sass, Daniel; Martin, Nancy – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Classroom misbehavior is a major source of classroom-wasted time and a situation that negatively interferes with students' opportunity to learn. Method: The present study investigated the relation between 5th through 9th grade perceived Portuguese teacher's classroom management, teacher's perceived time spend with misbehavior,…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Filella, G.; Cabello, E.; Pérez-Escoda, N.; Ros-Morente, A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Coexistence in schools inevitably implies conflicts among peers, which can have a negative impact in both the students' well-being and their academic achievement. In this sense, the main objective of the present article is to introduce and describe the evaluation of the Training Program in Emotional Management Happy 8-12. This…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Peer Relationship, Affective Measures, Grade 5
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Roderer, Thomas; Roebers, Claudia M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The metacognitve ability to accurately estimate ones performance in a test, is assumed to be of central importance for initializing task-oriented effort. In addition activating adequate problem-solving strategies, and engaging in efficient error detection and correction. Although school children's' ability to estimate their own…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Mathematics Tests, Performance Based Assessment, Metacognition
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Dejonckheere, Peter; Van de Keere, Kristof; Tallir, Isabel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: A way to find out how scientific thinking in children develops is to focus on the processes that are involved. As such, scientific thinking can be seen as a particular form of problem solving in which the problem solver selects a strategy from the space of possible experiments that can reveal the cause of an event. Notwithstanding…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Grade 5, Computer Uses in Education, Grade 4
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Coronel, Claudia Paola; Levin, Mariel; Mejail, Sergio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Adolescence is a stage in the life cycle where social abilities are a crucial factor in social adjustment. Prosocial behaviour contributes to the development of self-esteem and psychological well-being. Method: The aim of this study was to analyze and compare social abilities in adolescents of low and high socioeconomic status, from…
Descriptors: Socialization, Socioeconomic Status, Adolescents, Social Adjustment
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de Caso, Ana Maria; Garcia, Jesus Nicasio; Diez, Carmen; Robledo, Patricia; Alvarez, Maria Lourdes – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The use of self efficacy has been suggested as an effective classroom intervention procedure. The present research examined the use of self-efficacy training on the writing of Spanish elementary student with learning disabilities. Objectives: We present a research study focused on the improvement of the writing product and the…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Intervention, Self Efficacy
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Tofaha, Gamal Al Sayed; Ramon, Patricia Robledo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The main purpose of this study is to explore the correlation between dimensions of perfectionism and self-concepts among school aged students in Egypt. Method: Two hundred-eighty four children (fifth and sixth graders) participated in this study. The mean age of the participants was 144.37 months, SD 6.36. Pearson correlation…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Correlation, Foreign Countries, Data Analysis
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Sanchez, Consuelo; Cerezo, Fuensanta – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: According to the latest Ombudsman's report, aggressive behavior happens frequently in our country's schools (Spain), appearing in all its manifestations: insults, threats, physical aggression, social isolation, etc. Now, however, we are witnessing a growing interest in this phenomenon and the possible risk factors that may help us…
Descriptors: Bullying, Aggression, Grade Repetition, Foreign Countries
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Jimenez, Virginia; Puente, Anibal; Alvarado, Jesus M.; Arrebillaga, Lorena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Current cognitive approaches highlight the importance of metacognition. "Learning how to learn" facilities awareness of one's own learning process, how they work, how to optimize their functioning, control of reading process, and so on. Acquisition of these skills is one of the new educational requirements for students, as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Self Control, Learning Strategies
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Aricak, Tolga; Bekci, Banu; Siyahhan, Sinem; Martinez, Rebecca – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: Historically, terrorism has occurred in various regions of the world and has been considered a local problem until the September, 11 terrorist attacks on the United States in 2001. After 9/11, terrorism has become a global concern. The definition of terrorism has changed from a violent act of a group of local people against their…
Descriptors: Health Services, Elementary School Students, Terrorism, Student Attitudes