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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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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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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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López, Miriam Romero; Fernández, Montserrat López; Martínez, María Carmen Pichardo – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: The huge impact of technology in the last few decades, and the ample development of information and communication technologies (ICT) has established them as an essential characteristic of today's society. This vertiginous advance, and the quantity and diversity of changes in knowledge that are being generated, are inducing important…
Descriptors: Neurology, Physiology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Martínez, M. Carmen Pichardo; Nieto, Alicia Benavides; López, Miriam Romero; García-Berbén, Trinidad – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2019
Introduction: In recent decades, several studies provide scientific evidence of the benefits of preventive family intervention in early childhood. However, in the Spanish context there is a shortage of proven effective interventions designed for this population. After carrying out a pilot intervention with the universal family program…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Relationship, Family Environment, Intervention
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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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Sierra, María de los Dolores Valadez; Maldonado, Luis Alexis Aguiñaga; González, José Salvador Morales; Verche, Emilio; del Rosal, África Borges; Cervantes, Celia Josefina Rodríguez – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: Certain behaviors associated with high intellectual ability, such as inattention and early response, are often confused with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), making correct diagnosis more difficult. The objective of the present study was to analyze the performance of students with high intellectual ability and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Attention, Conceptual Tempo, Cognitive Ability
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Prihadi, Kususanto; Tan, Christine Y. H.; Tan, Reimy T. S.; Yong, Poh Ling; Yong, Jonathan H. E.; Tinagaran, Sharvini; Yeow, James L. H. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: Previous studies indicated that more than 70% university students committed academic procrastination, and one of the most prominent factors is learned helplessness, the perception that one is incapable of finishing tasks well. It was also hypothesized that when students believe that they are in control of their own events, their…
Descriptors: Helplessness, Time Management, Locus of Control, Mediation Theory
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García-Ros, Rafael; Fuentes, María C.; Hernàndez i Dobon, Francisco; Villar-Aguilés, Alícia; Pérez-González, Francisco – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: This study focuses on the development and validation of the Mentoring Processes Assessment Questionnaire--MPAQ- designed to assess mentoring processes in peermentoring programs aimed at first-year university students. Method: Participants in the study were 354 first-year students from a broad set of degrees at the University of…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Freshmen, Peer Relationship, Test Construction
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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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Rodríguez-Ledo,César; Orejudo Hernández, Santos; Celma Pastor, Laura; Cardoso Moreno, María Jesus – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: This paper presents an assessment of the impact of a social and emotional competencies development program, based on the SEA theoretical model (attention to and understanding emotions, emotional regulation and repair, and adaptive social expression of emotions), in adolescents and preadolescents. Method: Students' homeroom teachers…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers
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Álvarez-Montero, Francisco J.; Leyva-Cruz, María G.; Moreno-Alcaraz, Flérida – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: One of the many notions that have been introduced in education in the last 50 years is that of learning styles. This idea is very popular and enjoys good acceptance. However, from a scientific perspective this notion is very controversial. In this sense, Coffield, Moseley, Hall, and Ecclestone, made the first systematic review on the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics, Test Reliability
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Aragón, Estíbaliz; Serrano, Noemí; Navarro, Jose Ignacio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: Differences in learning mathematics between boys and girls are being controversial according to different studies. However, those divergences are not always supported by empirical studies. One of the specific sources of difficulties on this topic is the fluency calculation learning, where performance differences between boys and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Mathematics Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Skills
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Engel, Anna; Membrive, Antonio; Rochera, María José; Coll, César – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: Interest in understanding the decline in positive attitudes to science and technology (S&T) among children and young people has led to numerous studies in recent years. Some research has focused on how personal characteristics of children and young people and other demographic and sociocultural factors influence the development…
Descriptors: Science Education, Technology Education, Student Attitudes, Adolescents
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Martínez-Martínez, Francisco Daniel; González-Hernández, Juan – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2018
Introduction: The research has two objectives: to establish differences between internal variables (self-concept and pro-sociality) and external variables (frequency of physical activity) that surround adolescents in the school context, according to social conditions (sex, type of physical activity and age); and to propose causality and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Prosocial Behavior, Physical Activity Level, Adolescents
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