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Hernández, Aurora León; González Escobar, Sergio; González Arratia López Fuentes, Norma Ivonne; Barcelata Eguiarte, Blanca E. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The aim of this research was to explore whether the variables of academic stress, academic self-efficacy and academic performance are related to resilience, and to compare these variables between groups classified as high and low resilient individuals, in a sample of emerging adults who are university students. Method: A stratified…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Resilience (Psychology)
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Baytemir, Kemal; Ilhan, Tahsin – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: The aim of this study is to develop a measurement instrument for measuring the exam anxiety experienced by the parents regarding their children's exams. Method: The data were collected from two different study groups. While the first group consists of 299 parents, 169 female and 130 male, the second group consists of 200 parents, 108…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Anxiety, Parents, Test Validity
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Kaur, Ravneet – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Social anxiety is a persistent, intense and chronic fear of being negatively judged by others as well as by themselves and being embarrassed by one's own actions. Attributional styles is known as the way an individual explains positive and negative events in life and it has an important bearing on her well being, motivation and…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Attribution Theory, Self Control, Foreign Countries
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Alvarez, Manuela Alvarez; Elexpuru, Iciar; Castelló, Montserrat; Villardón-Gallego, Lourdes; Yániz, Concepción – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: In the Spanish context, very little is known about what research means for researchers in training. The goal of this study is twofold: to analyze the research conceptions held by doctoral students in the Social Sciences, and to evaluate how those conceptions relate to several relevant variables in the process of researcher training.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Science Research, Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs
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Villena Martínez, M. D.; Justicia, F. Justicia; Fernández de Haro, E. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Social competence in school students has been studied extensively in terms of their being socially competent or not. However, there has been little analysis of how teachers contribute to the development of these skills. This research assesses the influence of teachers' assertiveness on the social competence of their students and on…
Descriptors: Social Attitudes, Interpersonal Competence, Measurement Techniques, Teacher Attitudes
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Filella, G.; Cabello, E.; Pérez-Escoda, N.; Ros-Morente, A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Coexistence in schools inevitably implies conflicts among peers, which can have a negative impact in both the students' well-being and their academic achievement. In this sense, the main objective of the present article is to introduce and describe the evaluation of the Training Program in Emotional Management Happy 8-12. This…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Peer Relationship, Affective Measures, Grade 5
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Fernández-González, L.; González-Hernández, A.; Trianes-Torres, M. V. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: This research aims to analyse how optimism, self-esteem and social support help to predict academic stress. Method: The sample consisted of 123 students aged 20 to 31 years old, from the 3rd Year in the Psychology Degree. Students completed the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale, the Life Orientation Optimism Questionnaire (LOT-R), the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Stress Variables, Anxiety
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Villardón-Gallego, Lourdes; Yániz, Concepción – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Affective strategies for coping with affective states linked to the learning process may be oriented toward controlling emotions or toward controlling motivation. Both types affect performance, directly and indirectly. The objective of this research was to design an instrument for measuring the affective strategies used by university…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Affective Behavior, Anxiety, Measures (Individuals)
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de Acedo-Baquedano, Maria Teresa Sanz; de Acedo-Lizarraga, Maria Luisa Sanz – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: The aim of this research was to examine the relationship between state and trait anxiety and verbal and graphic creativity, as well as how the two types of anxiety contribute to predicting creativity in students of Compulsory Secondary Education. Method: The study was conducted with 89 subjects of both sexes between the ages of 12…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Secondary Education, Imagination, Compulsory Education
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Faber, Gunter – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Due to a considerable lack in empirical efforts and appropriate instruments, and theoretically rooted in a cognitive-motivational perspective on academic personality development, the present study analyzes a questionnaire for measuring EFL learners' self-perceptions of oral narrative competencies and perceived anxiety concerning oral…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Anxiety, English (Second Language), Personality
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Orgiles, Mireia; Johnson, Blair T.; Huedo-Medina, Tania B.; Espada, Jose P. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: According to previous studies, when parents divorce it may increase the vulnerability of children to develop personal problems, such as lowering academic performance. This research examines the academic performance of Spanish children with divorced parents and its relation to academic self-concept and social anxiety. Method: The…
Descriptors: Divorce, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Adolescents
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Martinez-Monteagudo, Maria C.; Ingles, Candido J.; Trianes, Maria V.; Garcia-Fernandez, Jose M. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: School anxiety is often defined as a set of symptoms grouped into cognitive, psychophysiological and motor responses emitted by an individual in school situations that can be perceived as threatening and/or dangerous. School anxiety may be influenced--among other relevant school variables - by the perception of social climate and the…
Descriptors: Violence, Measures (Individuals), Profiles, Social Environment
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Yazici, Ersen; Peker, Murat; Ertekin, Erhan; Dilmac, Bulent – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The aim of this study is to investigate the relation between the pre-service teachers' mathematical values and teaching anxieties in mathematics. Method: The research was carried out on 359 teacher candidates attending the elementary school mathematics, secondary school mathematics and primary school teaching programs. To this end,…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Secondary School Mathematics, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
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Chen, I-Jung; Chang, Chi-Cheng – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: This study explores the relationship among three variables--cognitive load, foreign language anxiety, and task performance. Cognitive load refers to the load imposed on working memory while performing a particular task. The authors hypothesized that anxiety consumes the resources of working memory, leaving less capacity for cognitive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Short Term Memory
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Aydogan, Ismail; Dogan, Ahmet Atilla; Bayram, Nuran – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2009
Introduction: The purpose of this study was to examine perceived levels of burnout among Turkish high school teachers working in Turkey and abroad. Method: A total of 255 Turkish teachers working at public schools in Germany (n=78), Cyprus (n=94) and Turkey (n=83) comprised our study group. In Germany and Cyprus, the participants were selected…
Descriptors: High Schools, Job Satisfaction, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers
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