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Pérez-Albarracín, Ana; Fernández-Baena, Javier – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: In recent years many schools have introduced peer mediation as a method to improve coexistence. However, little has been done in the way of empirical evaluation of school mediation services. The aim of this research, therefore, was to understand the benefits of mediation from an educational and transformational perspective, by…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Social Development, Emotional Development, Peer Mediation
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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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Nurcahyo, Firmanto Adi; Azwar, Saifuddin; Martani, Wisjnu; Kartowagiran, Badrun – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: This study aimed to develop and establish psychometric properties of the Pictorial Vocational Interest Inventory (PVII), a vocational interest inventory for Indonesian adolescents presented in the form of picture pairs, specially developed to represent Holland's theoretical constructs. Method: To obtain the evidence of test content,…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Vocational Interests, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Villanueva-Blasco, Victor José; Grau-Alberola, Ester – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Gender, understood as a social construction, determines the categorization of roles attributed to men and women by society. Adolescence is a critical period in the formation of gender identity, as well as in the development and consolidation of gender stereotypes and roles. Method: The aim of the study was to analyze differences in…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Age Differences, Sex Stereotypes, Early Adolescents
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Dorado, Ana Martínez; Dauder, Silvia García; Furlong, Lilian Velasco – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: Intimate partner violence is a form of violence that takes place at all ages and strata of society. At early ages, such as in adolescence, we may find certain behaviors and beliefs that justify violence and may represent the seeds of future violence. Beliefs held by this population sector as to what behaviors might be abusive are…
Descriptors: Violence, Beliefs, Adolescents, Gender Differences
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Engel, Anna; Membrive, Antonio; Rochera, María José; Coll, César – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: Interest in understanding the decline in positive attitudes to science and technology (S&T) among children and young people has led to numerous studies in recent years. Some research has focused on how personal characteristics of children and young people and other demographic and sociocultural factors influence the development…
Descriptors: Science Education, Technology Education, Student Attitudes, Adolescents
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Martínez-Martínez, Francisco Daniel; González-Hernández, Juan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: The research has two objectives: to establish differences between internal variables (self-concept and pro-sociality) and external variables (frequency of physical activity) that surround adolescents in the school context, according to social conditions (sex, type of physical activity and age); and to propose causality and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Prosocial Behavior, Physical Activity Level, Adolescents
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Ibarrola-García, Sara; Iriarte, Concha; Aznárez-Sanado, Maite – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Studies stress the importance of emotions in conflict, describing how they influence any mediation process. Resolving conflicts requires emotional abilities and it usually implies emotional learning. One of the main objectives of this paper is to better understand the role of emotions in mediation processes: how they impact this…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Conflict Resolution, Self Concept, Questionnaires
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González González, Elsa Natalí; Peña Ramos, Martha Olivia; Vera Noriega, José Ángel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The school is a suitable space in which the interrelationships between students come together in one place, where basic rules of coexistence and learning society through the acquisition and practice of socio-cultural codes. However, these learning can be seen undermined by situations of school violence and that interfere with the…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Educational Environment, Adolescents
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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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Dilmac, Bülent; Yurt, Eyüp; Aydin, Mustafa; Kasarci, Ismail – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Cyberbullying has been more common than the traditional bullying in recent years. As with the traditional bullying, humane values likely to explain the reason why adolescents tend to bully via cyber-means. Cyber-bullying behaviors also reasoned by adolescents' sensibility towards it. This study investigates the predictive…
Descriptors: Values, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Adolescents
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Espada-Sánchez, José P.; Hernández-Serrano, Olga – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
The objective of the present study is to review the evidence on the effectiveness concerning the Saluda program, a school-based substance use prevention protocol used amongst adolescents. We provide a description of the program content and the results from nine controlled trials evaluating the program effectiveness. Participants were Spanish…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Prevention, Comprehensive School Health Education, Substance Abuse
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Ortuño-Sierra, Javier; Aritio-Solana, Rebeca; Chocarro de Luis, Edurne; Fonseca-Pedrero, Eduardo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Stress suffered by adolescents is often neglected. In fact, there are very few measuring instruments that have been translated into Spanish for the assessment of stress manifestations in teenagers. Method: The main purpose of this work was to analyze the psychometric properties of the Student Stress Inventory-Stress Manifestations…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Stress Variables, Psychometrics, Scores
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Cejudo, Javier; Latorre, Sebastián – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: The aim of the present research is to experimentally assess the effects of a videogame program ("Spock") for improving emotional intelligence (EI) as an ability among a sample of adolescents. Method: The sample was made up of 92 adolescents, aged 17 to 19, who were currently studying the second year of…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Technology, Emotional Intelligence, Adolescents
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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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