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Cupani, Marcos; Morán, Valeria Estefanía; Azpilicueta, Ana Estefanía; Piccolo, Natalia Vanina; Artuso, Florencia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The Alternate Forms Public Domain (AFPD) RIASEC markers are tools that since its creation have been widely used in various cultures for the study of personality and interests, mainly in the academic field. The main purpose of the present study was to develop a Spanish version of the AFPD RIASEC and analyze their psychometric…
Descriptors: Spanish, Psychometrics, College Students, Validity
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Talvio, Markus; Hietajärvi, Lauri; Matischek-Jauk, Marlies; Lonka, Kirsti – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The global trend of new curricula in many OECD countries indicates that social interaction skills are becoming increasingly important. Educators need to start fostering the development of learners' social competences, which requires development of their own knowledge and skills. This study investigated the possible change in…
Descriptors: Teacher Workshops, Social Development, Emotional Development, Faculty Development
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Fernández Faúndez, Eva María – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: The focus of our research converges on the analysis of attitudes and the prediction of the behavior of university students towards the inclusion of students with disabilities in university. The evaluation of attitudes and the prediction of behavior are complex, but it is fundamental because of the decisive impact they have on the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Student Attitudes, College Students, Inclusion
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Korzeniowski, C.; Cupani, M.; Ison, M.; Difabio, H. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: This study aims at analyzing whether EFs may predict the SP of children from different low socioeconomic strata, having controlled the effects of age and socioeconomic status (SES). Method: The sample included 178 Argentine children of both genders (52% boys), between 6 and 10 years of age, belonging to the upper-low SES (41%),…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Poverty, Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement
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Ison, Mirta S.; Greco, Carolina; Korzeniowski, Celina; Morelato, Gabriela – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Attentional Efficiency (AE) is defined as the accuracy with which a child discriminates, from a group of similar stimuli, those which are identical to a model, within a certain time period. Various factors may be associated with a higher or lower AE, among which is socioeconomic context. The goals of this study were: 1) To describe…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attention Control, Gender Differences, Age Differences
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Paoloni, Paola Verónica; Vaja, Arabela Beatriz; Muñoz, Verónica Lilian – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: This paper aims at describing the psychometric features of the Achievement Emotions Questionnaire (AEQ), focusing specifically on the section that measures class emotions. From a theoretical perspective, this instrument was designed based on the control-value theory of achievement emotions. Therefore, a description of the…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, College Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Demagistri, Maria Silvina; Richards, Maria Marta; Canet Juric, Lorena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Reading comprehension is a complex cognitive skill that has been associated with executive functions such as working memory (WM) and inhibition. Given that the development of these abilities continues through late adolescence, this study seeks to explore the role that both processes play with respect to varying levels of reading…
Descriptors: Incidence, Reading Comprehension, Executive Function, Short Term Memory
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Medrano, Leonardo Adrian; Liporace, Mercedes Fernandez; Perez, Edgardo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Computerized tests have become one of the most widely used and efficient educational assessment methods. Increasing efforts to generate computerized assessment systems to identify students at risk for drop out have been recently noted. An important variable influencing student retention is academic satisfaction. Accordingly, the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Satisfaction, College Freshmen, Self Efficacy
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Favieri, Adriana Gladys – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: When talking about knowledge itself, the way it is perceived, understood, learnt, remembered and thought, we are talking about metacognition. It is considered a crucial aspect in the development of reflective thought, autonomous learning and construction of knowledge. There exists several tools in literature to measure metacognitive…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Measures (Individuals), Translation, Spanish
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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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Vazquez, Stella Maris; de Anglat, Hilda Difabio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Research on university-level academic performance has significantly linked failure and dropping out to formal reasoning deficiency. We have not found any papers on formal thought in Argentine university students, in spite of the obvious shortcomings observed in the classrooms. Thus, the main objective of this paper was exploring the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Chemistry, Logical Thinking
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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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Rodriguez, Alberto Saez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2005
This research analyses possible advantages of using schematic drawings with dyslexic readers in a transparent orthography (i.e. Spanish language). To assess the usefulness of such drawings, the procedure consisted of comparing latency times (LT) for familiar words and pseudo words in a naming task. The experimental group was formed by dyslexic…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Dyslexia, Spanish, Visual Stimuli