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Honoré, Nastasya; Noël, Marie-Pascale – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Working memory capacities are associated with mathematical development. Many studies have tried to improve working memory abilities through training. Furthermore, the central executive has been shown to be the component of working memory, which is the most strongly related to numerical and arithmetical skills. Therefore, we developed a training…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Kindergarten, Randomized Controlled Trials, Training
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Houssa, Marine; Jacobs, Emilie; Nader-Grosbois, Nathalie – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
In two experimental and exploratory studies, we wanted to test the differentiated effects on preschoolers with externalizing behavior (EB) of two short-term social information processing (SIP) and Theory of Mind (ToM) training sessions, in comparison with typically developing (TD) preschoolers or with preschoolers with EB whom didn't receive…
Descriptors: Training, Outcomes of Education, Preschool Children, Social Cognition
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Houssa, Marine; Nader-Grosbois, Nathalie – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
In an experimental design, we examined the effects of middle-term training in social information processing (SIP) and in Theory of Mind (ToM) on preschoolers' social cognition and social adjustment. 48 preschoolers took part in a pre-test and post-test session involving cognitive, socio-cognitive and social adjustment (direct and indirect)…
Descriptors: Social Development, Cognitive Processes, Theory of Mind, Preschool Children
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Roland, Nathalie; Frenay, Mariane; Boudrenghien, Gentiane – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
Persistence in the first year at university is a phenomenon that has been studied many times. However, most research has taken a very linear view of the persistence process and little research has attempted to understand persistence by taking into account its full complexity. Yet the process of academic persistence is punctuated by striking events…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Qualitative Research, Dropouts, Dropout Rate
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Brassart, Elise; Schelstraete, Marie-Anne – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
Literature shows that parent-implemented language interventions have positive effects on children language skills. Nevertheless, studies in this field suffer from two limitations. This pilot study compared the efficiency of two brief self-implemented interventions, each aiming to manipulate a specific parenting language variable, on a non-clinical…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Verbal Communication, Parents, Intervention