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Abu-Hilal, Maher M.; Al Abed, Adnan S. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Mathematics is one of the most important academic subjects in school. However, it is one of the most difficult subjects, and both students and teachers face difficulties in this subject. Teachers have difficulty engaging students in learning the subject. Rarely has the concept of engagement been researched in the Middle East region,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Self Efficacy, Correlation, Mathematics Anxiety
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Vicente, Marta Martínez; Riveiro, José Manuel Suárez; Barroso, Carlos Valiente – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Executive functions involve cognitive and metacognitive abilities that make up a sophisticated system that monitors and reviews conduct involved in decision-making. These functions are critical for carrying out tasks and adaptive behavior. Among its components are inhibitory and attentional control, planning, self-regulation and…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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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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Brotóns, Elena Bernabéu; Álvarez, Cristina De la Peña – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: Excessive alcohol consumption is the most widespread toxic habit in the world, and a particular problem among young people for whom alcohol is part of their recreational habits. The start of university studies coincides with adulthood when alcohol becomes easily available and used as a tool to deal with new stressors. It has been…
Descriptors: Drinking, Academic Achievement, Stress Variables, Executive Function
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Martínez-Fernández, J. Reinaldo; García-Ravidá, Laura B.; Mumbardó Adams, Cristina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The aim of this study was to analyse the relationship between learning patterns, associated factors, and academic performance in 115 Colombian first-year university students. We posed the need to discuss the Vermunt model in other contexts, with an aim to supply evidence toward a more robust, inclusive model in analyzing learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Latin Americans, Learning Processes, Correlation
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Cid-Sillero, Sandra; Santiago-Ramajo, Sandra; Martín-Lobo, María Pilar – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: One of the lines of research that has aroused great interest in recent years has been to determine the role played by certain cognitive abilities in academic performance. This article describes the relationship between executive functions (interference, flexibility and planning) and empathy and their influence on the academic…
Descriptors: Correlation, Executive Function, Empathy, Academic Achievement
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López-Escribano, Carmen; Ivanova, Anelia; Shtereva, Katerina – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: The present study provides description of two typologically diverse languages in origin (Slavic vs. Latin), script (Cyrillic vs. Roman), and internal structure. One of the similarities, between the two studied orthographies is that spelling-sound transparency is quite consistent in both languages. The goal of the present study was to…
Descriptors: Naming, Vocabulary Development, Correlation, Regression (Statistics)
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Castañeda López, Esther; Peñacoba Puente, Cecilia; Benito Moreno, Silvia – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: The study of alexithymia in children (especially in healthy children), contrary to adult populations, has not been studied extensively, despite its relevant relation to health and quality of life. The purpose of this study was to analyze, in healthy children, the relation between children's alexithymia and their parents' alexithymia,…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Emotional Response, Correlation, Parent Influence
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Balkis, Murat; Duru, Erdinç – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Procrastination has become one of the most researched topics due its adverse effects on the both general and student population in social sciences. The general tendency toward delaying academic tasks has been conceptualized as academic procrastination in academic setting. It is a prevalent issue among students and a numerous students…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Student Behavior, Academic Achievement, Student Satisfaction
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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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Urquijo, Itziar; Extremera, Natalio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: The present study examined the mediating role of academic engagement in the relationship between emotional intelligence and academic satisfaction when controlling for sociodemographic variables and other classic constructs such as conscientiousness and personality traits. Method: The sample included 203 university students (140…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Learner Engagement, Student Satisfaction
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Bernal, Ana; Esparza, Javier; Ruiz, María-José; Ferrando, Mercedes; Sainz, Marta – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: This work tackles the question about the nature of creativity as a general vs. domain-specific ability. First we deal with the concept of creativity and then, the main approaches to the debate of generality vs. specificity are exposed. Method: A total of 133 students attending 3rd grade of secondary education in Murcia Region took…
Descriptors: Creativity, Foreign Countries, Creative Thinking, Creativity Tests
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Ossa-Cornejo, Carlos; Díaz-Mujica, Alejandro; Aedo-Saravia, Jaime; Merino-Escobar, Jose M.; Bustos-Navarrete, Claudio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: There are a few methods to study inquiry's abilities in Chile, despite its importance in science education. This study analyzes the psychometric properties of a Scientific Inquiry Scale in pedagogy students of two Chilean universities. Method: The study uses an instrumental design with 325 students from 3 pedagogy majors. As a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Science Process Skills, Inquiry
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Lopes, João; Silva, Elisabete; Oliveira, Célia; Sass, Daniel; Martin, Nancy – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2017
Introduction: Classroom misbehavior is a major source of classroom-wasted time and a situation that negatively interferes with students' opportunity to learn. Method: The present study investigated the relation between 5th through 9th grade perceived Portuguese teacher's classroom management, teacher's perceived time spend with misbehavior,…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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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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