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de la Peña Álvarez, Cristina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: A current review of the scientific literature reveals that creativity and learning are interrelated; learning is a creative process that involves fundamental, significantly personal changes at all stages of education, but especially in higher education, where it promotes university students' future employability. The objective of…
Descriptors: Creativity, Preservice Teachers, Learning Processes, Academic Achievement
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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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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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Usán Supervía, Pablo; Salavera Bordás, Carlos – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: During the school stage of the students in their schools different personal and academic activities have a decisive influence on the personal and on the performance variables. Therefore, the study of variables such as emotional intelligence, engagement and academic performance will help to understand the relationships between these…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Emotional Intelligence, Learner Engagement, Adolescents
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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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Jiménez Rodríguez, Virginia; Alvarado Izquierdo, Jesús María; Calaforra Faubel, Patricia Jara – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: Writing is a tool for constructing and modifying knowledge. However, it is not easy to evaluate spontaneous writing tasks. In the present study, we selected and analysed a series of quality indicators to assess spontaneous or productive writing, examining the level of difficulty of the indicators and the relationship between the…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Writing Skills, Writing Instruction, Difficulty Level
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Simón, Hipólito; Casado Díaz, José Manuel; Castejón Costa, Juan Luis – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The research has two objectives--to characterise college students who combine work and studies, and their jobs, on one hand; and to analyse the effect of work on various measures of academic performance, on the other. Method: The study is developed using individual information derived from a survey (N = 464) and from university…
Descriptors: Student Employment, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, College Students
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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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Pozo-Muñoz, Carmen; Garzón-Umerenkova, Angélica; Bretones-Nieto, Blanca; Ligia-Charry, Claudia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Flow has recently been the focus of research with students in regard to its relation to diverse academic and motivational variables in different educational settings. This brings out the need of more and better tools for evaluation of this construct for the Spanish speaking population. The goal of this study was to validate a Spanish…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Spanish Speaking, Questionnaires, Statistical Analysis
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de la Fuente, Jesús; Justicia, Fernando; Sander, Paul; Cardelle-Elawar, Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The 3P and DEDEPRO Models predict interactive relationships among "presage," "process," and "product" variables through teaching and learning of self-regulation. The DEDEPRO Model has established different possibilities for interaction between student characteristics of self-regulation and external…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Self Control, Models
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Ruiz, Maria Jose; Bermejo, Rosario; Ferrando, Mercedes; Prieto, Maria Dolores; Sainz, Marta – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Academic performance is usually generally explained by student's intelligence, although other factors such as personality and motivation also account for it. Factors associated with a more complex thought process in adolescence are also beginning to gain importance in the prediction of academic performance. Among these forms of…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Creative Thinking, Regression (Statistics), Academic Achievement
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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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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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Clariana, Merce; Gotzens, Concepcion; Badia, M. del Mar; Cladellas, Ramon – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: This article has two purposes. First, to show the correlation between two unfortunately very common academic habits: procrastination and cheating. Second, to analyse the sequential trend of these two tendencies, from the final year of compulsory secondary education (in Spain 4th year of ESO; age 16) to the final year of university…
Descriptors: Cheating, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Private Schools
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