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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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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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Usán Supervía, Pablo; Salavera Bordás, Carlos; Teruel Melero, Pilar – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: In the educational process of children and adolescents in schools, there are many personal and contextual situations that significantly affect the students in their school stage. In this way, variables such as emotional intelligence, burnout and academic engagement play a fundamental role in the school life of adolescent students.…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Burnout, Student Motivation, Secondary School Students
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García, Santiago de Ossorno; Babarro, Javier Martín; Toldos, Mª Paz – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The present study examined the ecological-transactional model delineated by Cicchetti and Lynch (1993) and the nature of the association between adolescents' parental maltreatment and victimization and bullying at school. Method: Multivariate multilevel regression analyses were conducted on a sample of 2.852 adolescents between the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Victims
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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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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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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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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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Elstad, Eyvind; Christophersen, Knut-Andreas; Turmo, Are – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The purpose of this article was to explore the influence of parents and teachers on the deep learning approach of pupils by estimating the strength of the relationships between these factors and the motivation, volition and deep learning approach of Norwegian 16-year-olds. Method: Structural equation modeling for cross-sectional…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Motivation, Norwegian
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Suarez, Jose Manuel; Fernandez, Ana Patricia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The topic of self-regulated learning has provided very important information about students' acquisition of knowledge and competences. Traditional research has described the importance of several cognitive, metacognitive, resource control and motivational strategies. Nevertheless, motivational strategies have received less attention…
Descriptors: Motivation Techniques, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Foreign Countries
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Fernandez-Castillo, Antonio; Gutierrez-Rojas, Maria Esperanza – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: In this cross-sectional, descriptive research we studied the relation between three psychological variables (anxiety, depression and attention) in order to analyze their possible association with and predictive power for academic achievement (as expressed in school grades) in a sample of secondary students. Method: For this purpose…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Females, Emotional Disturbances, Academic Failure
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Ogunyemi, Ajibola Olusoga – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: This study investigated the effects of provocation and emotional mastery programmes at fostering emotional intelligence of Nigerian adolescents. The study also aimed to establish whether gender will moderate the effects of the two techniques on emotional intelligence skills of adolescents. Method: The study employed a…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Emotional Intelligence, Adolescents, Statistical Analysis
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de la Fuente, Jesus; Peralta, Francisco Javier; Sanchez, Maria Dolores – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
Introduction: The importance of values education in current society continues to be one of the greatest challenges to our Educational System. Its pertinence becomes no less than inexcusable when we speak of education in social values during adolescence, or, during "Educacion Secundaria Obligatoria" ["N.T." Mandatory Secondary…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Adjustment (to Environment), Social Values, Psychometrics