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Morin-Messabel, Christine; Ferrière, Séverine; Martinez, Frederic; Devif, Julie; Reeb, Laurence – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
The dynamics of the construction and perpetuation of gender stereotypes are classic research subjects in social psychology and in the field of educational guidelines in France. The most recent government decree aims to counter stereotypes in schools, by exposing pupils to counter-stereotypes. This study examines the effects of activating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Stereotypes, Social Psychology, Change Strategies
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Rioux, Liliane; Scrima, Fabrizio; Bouzid, Dalel; Moffat, Éva; Mokounkolo, René – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Since the now classic work of Newcomb (Personality and social change, Holt, New York, 1943), there has been an increasing body of research focusing on the process of academic socialisation but, as far as we know, no studies have specifically dealt with students' consumer behaviour and, more specifically, sustainable consumption. Five hundred and…
Descriptors: Socialization, College Students, College Faculty, Questionnaires
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Boissicat, Natacha; Pansu, Pascal; Bouffard, Therese; Cottin, Fanny – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2012
According to the literature, among social comparison mechanisms, identification with an upward target would be the most frequent mechanism that students report to use. However, it remains unclear how the identification and the contrast mechanisms contribute to the construction of pupils' scholastic perceived competence. The aim of this study was…
Descriptors: Identification, Cognitive Ability, Intelligence, Foreign Countries
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Hornikx, Jos – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2011
Teachers and researchers are considered epistemic authorities that provide reliable information if that information is relevant to their discipline. Students differentiate between relevant and irrelevant disciplines when assessing teachers' expertise. In this paper, it is investigated whether students' cultural-educational background plays a role…
Descriptors: Expertise, Discipline, Foreign Countries, Educational Background