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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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Adegoke, Benson Adesina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: Student's personality orientation and teacher's classroom behavior are among the many factors that influence student's learning. In this study, the author examined the effect of indirect teacher influence on dependent-prone students' learning outcomes (achievement) in mathematics at the senior secondary school level. Method: The…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Secondary School Mathematics, Control Groups, Cognitive Style
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Glover, Patti; McLaughlin, Thomas; Derby, K. Mark; Gower, Jan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The use of Direct Instruction (DI) flashcards has been suggested as an effective classroom intervention procedure. The present case report examined the use of DI flashcards with two adolescents with learning disabilities. Objectives: The purpose of this research was to increase the correct rate and decrease the error rate for…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Visual Aids
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Adegoke, Benson Adesina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: This article examined the effect of multimedia instruction on students' learning outcomes (achievement and interest) in secondary school physics. Method: The sample comprised of 517 (294 boys and 223 girls) students who came from 12 senior secondary schools in Ibadan Educational Zone 1, Oyo State, Nigeria. Their ages ranged between…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Animation, Mathematics Achievement
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Cenkseven-Onder, Fulya; Kirdok, Oguzhan; Isik, Erkan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2010
Introduction: The purpose of this research was to investigate career decision among high school students regarding to their parenting styles (authoritative, authoritarian, indulgent, and neglectful) and parental attachment levels. Method: With this purpose, 382 (200 females; 182 males) Turkish high school students aged 14-18 completed Career…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Attachment Behavior
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Mclouglin, Caven S. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: Most approaches to reducing the socially inappropriate behavior of adolescents target the individual rather than a group. Evidence suggests greater efficiency and longlasting effects may be achieved when groups of peers work together to make meaningful contributions to their communities through service learning projects. In the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Youth, Alienation, Negative Attitudes
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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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Scandroglio, Barbara; Lopez-Martinez, Jorge; San Jose, M. Carmen – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
This work presents different lines of intervention in the local, group, family and educational contexts aimed at prevention of some deviant behaviors--such as violence, theft and certain patterns of trafficking and use of legal and illegal substances--as practiced by a minority of young people and youth sub-culture groups. These interventions are…
Descriptors: Intervention, Young Adults, Adolescents, Violence
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Gonzalez, Manuel Alvarez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
This study reviews the current state of career maturity in secondary education--a period of education which is critical for development of this construct, when students are faced with ongoing academic and occupational decisions over the course of their studies. This paper is organized in three parts: first we focus on the concept, models,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Maturity, Secondary Education, Adolescents
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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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Justicia, Fernando; Benitez, Juan Luis; Pichardo, Maria Carmen; Fernandez, Eduardo; Fernandez, Trinidad Garcia y Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
Antisocial behavior has been the object of investigation in many studies seeking to establish its etiological factors as well as risk factors which help to perpetuate such behavior over the course of the individual's life. In this paper, we seek to classify and clarify risk factors underlying the origin and development of antisocial behaviors from…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, At Risk Persons, Adolescents, Family Environment
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Aviles, Jose Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
Introduction: Our aim is to investigate differences of causal attribution among participants in bullying, as they judge the facts from their particular place of participation in the abuse at any given moment, as well as their habitual profile in bullying situations. Method: Using a sample of students between 10 and 18 years of age, and the CIMEI…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Attribution Theory, Bullying, Empathy
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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
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Almeida, Ana; Caurcel, Maria-Jesus; Machado, Jose-Cunha – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
This study investigates perceived characteristics of victims of peer bullying in a sample of 1237 adolescents (mean age is 13.3 years-old) in two southern European countries. Focusing upon perceived characteristics of victimized peers, the main goal was to inspect how descriptions of the victims varied according to country, age, gender,…
Descriptors: Bullying, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Victims of Crime
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Smorti, Andrea.; Ortega-Rivera, J.; Ortega, R. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
The main aim of this contribution is to describe an instrument devised to study some of the cognitive processes that occur when people interpret social events (Discrepant Story Task-DST; Smorti, 2004). In particular, this instrument analyses the narrative processes of interpretation used by an observer when witnessing progressive and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Cognition, Adolescents, Cultural Differences
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