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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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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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García-Gómez, Andrés; Risco, Manuel López; Rubio, Jesús Carlos; Guerrero, Eloisa; García-Peña, Inés Magdalena – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children with autism is still in the early stages of…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Animals, Therapeutic Recreation
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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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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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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