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Miceli, Silvana; de Palo, Valeria; Monacis, Lucia; Cardaci, Maurizio; Sinatra, Maria – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
The Cognitive Style Indicator (CoSI) includes 3 cognitive dimensions: creating (flexible, open-ended and inventive), knowing (emphasizing facts, details, objectivity, and rationality), and planning (guided by preferences for certainty and well-structured information). The first aim of this research was to validate the 3-factor structure of the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Decision Making, Preferences, Measures (Individuals)
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Mameli, Consuelo; Biolcati, Roberta; Passini, Stefano; Mancini, Giacomo – School Psychology International, 2018
Notwithstanding the large consensus on the idea that justice should be favoured in school contexts to promote student well-being, there is still a lack of research that has investigated how the experience of justice at school spreads impact on global adolescent psychological health. The aim of this study is to investigate the degree to which the…
Descriptors: Well Being, Mental Health, Justice, Educational Environment
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Nonte, Sonja; Hartwich, Lea; Willems, Ariane S. – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2018
Background: Numerous studies have investigated the relationships between various student, home and contextual factors and reading achievement. However, the relationship between such factors and reading attitudes has been investigated far less, despite the fact that theoretical frameworks of large-scale assessments and school effectiveness research…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Reading Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Structural Equation Models
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Cabras, Cristina; Mondo, Marina – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Studies have emphasized that career adaptability and future orientation are important factors in one's ability to deal with difficulties and achieve life satisfaction. This study examines the relationships among future orientation, career adaptability resources, and life satisfaction. Survey data from 373 Italian and Spanish university students…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Correlation, Structural Equation Models, Cross Cultural Studies
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Fiorilli, Caterina; Albanese, Ottavia; Gabola, Piera; Pepe, Alessandro – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study explored the relationships among teachers' emotional competence, burnout as a mediator, and social support. Teachers' emotional competence was assessed via measures of emotional intensity and emotional regulation. Social support was evaluated in terms of external versus internal support, and teacher dissatisfaction with support…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Social Support Groups, Teacher Burnout, Self Control
Borgonovi, Francesca; Pokropek, Artur – OECD Publishing, 2017
The paper examines between-country differences in the mechanisms through which education could promote generalised trust using data from 29 countries participating in the OECD's Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC). Results indicate that education is strongly associated with generalised trust and that a large part of this association is mediated by…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), International Assessment, Educational Attainment, Literacy
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Filippello, Pina; Larcan, Rosalba; Sorrenti, Luana; Buzzai, Caterina; Orecchio, Susanna; Costa, Sebastiano – Improving Schools, 2017
Despite the extensive research on parental psychological control, no study has explored the relation between parental and teacher psychological control, maladaptive perfectionism and learned helplessness (LH). The purpose of this study was to investigate (1) whether perceived teacher psychological control predicts positively LH, (2) whether…
Descriptors: Role, Personality Problems, Correlation, Parenting Styles
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Musso, Pasquale; Inguglia, Cristiano; Lo Coco, Alida – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2017
Framed from an integrative approach, the current article examined the associations between ethnic identity exploration (EIE), ethnic identity commitment (EIC), and acculturative stress by investigating the mediating role of ethnic attitudes (i.e., in-group favoritism and out-group derogation) in these relationships. Additionally, the moderating…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Self Concept, Adolescents, Acculturation
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Gini, Gianluca; Pozzoli, Tiziana; Bussey, Kay – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2015
This study investigated the relationships between three psychopathic dimensions (callousness/unemotionality, grandiosity/manipulation, and impulsivity/irresponsibility) and reactive and instrumental aggression in a community sample of early adolescents (N = 243, age M = 12.29, SD = 1.18). The moderating role of moral disengagement (MD) was also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Psychopathology, Personality Traits
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Kiesner, Jeff; Dishion, Thomas J.; Poulin, Francois; Pastore, Massimiliano – Social Development, 2009
This longitudinal study examined the covariation between parents' use of control and solicitation, youth willingness to self-disclose to parents, and youth antisocial behavior from ages 13 to 14. Structural equation analyses were conducted on a combined sample of Italian (N = 152) and French Canadian (N = 151) adolescents. Analyses tested for…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, French Canadians, Early Adolescents, Adolescents
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Myrberg, Eva; Rosen, Monica – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2008
The cultural capital in families, more specifically, the educational level of parents, has during the last decades been shown to be the most important dimension of socioeconomic influence on school performance in many countries. Less is known about the factors that actually mediate this influence. The aim, therefore, is to investigate the relative…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Reading Achievement, Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Influences
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Yang-Hansen, Kajsa – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2008
This study examined changes in the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) on reading achievement at individual and school levels between 1991 and 2001. Data from 9 countries that participated in both the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Reading Literacy Study 1991 and the Trend Study in the Progress in…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Educational Trends, Socioeconomic Influences, Hypothesis Testing
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Claes, Michel; Lacourse, Eric; Ercolani, Anna-Paula; Pierro, Antonio; Leone, Luigi; Presaghi, Fabio – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2005
The objective of this study was to investigate the links between maternal and paternal bonding, parental practices, orientation toward peers, and the prevalence of drug use and antisocial behavior during late adolescence. A model was tested using structural equation modeling in order to verify the robustness of the investigated links across 3…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, Drug Use, Child Rearing