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Flores-Buils, Raquel; Gil-Beltran, Jose Manuel; Caballer-Miedes, Antonio; Martinez-Martinez, Miguel Angel – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: Studies that investigate research activity are possible by quantifying certain variables pertaining to articles published in specialized journals. Once quantified, numerical data are obtained that summarize characteristics of the research activity. These data are obtained through scientometric indicators. This is an objective and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bibliometrics, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis
Rowland, Thomas – Psychol Sch, 1969
Delivered at XI Interamerican Congress of Psychology; Sociedad Interamericana Psicologia and Texas Psychological Association, Mexico, D.F., December, 1967.
Descriptors: Ability, Behavior Patterns, Children, Cognitive Development
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McCarthy-Tucker, Sherri – Teaching of Psychology, 2001
Presents an interview with Claudio S. Hutz, who is dean of Instituto de Psicologia at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where he has been teaching psychology since 1977. Discusses topics such as teaching psychology in Brazil and developing critical thinking skills. (CMK)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Critical Thinking, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries
Havighurst, Robert J. – 1969
An attempt is made (1) to define adolescence as a biological phenomenon, (2) to describe the characteristics of the adolescent in Latin America, and (3) to identify the adolescent within certain social and cultural groups of specific Latin American countries. The perspective of the four-part monograph is entirely sociological, and the report is…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Educational Psychology
Prucha, J. – Yelmo, 1975
Surveys the actual state of Russian research on verbal behavior as seen from the field of psychology. The research is in four parts: (1) language and thought, especially internal language, (2) neurological aspects of language, (3) child language, and (4) psychology of language learning and teaching for native and foreign languages. (Text is in…
Descriptors: Child Language, Language Acquisition, Language Instruction, Language Research
Prewitt-Diaz, Joseph O., Ed. – 1984
This is a collection of papers related to psychological assessment and counseling in Puerto Rico. Included are: (1) an introduction (in Spanish), by Joseph O. Prewitt-Diaz; (2) "A Procedure for Constructing Valid Cross-Cultural Attitude Measures for Use in Puerto Rico," by Cecil R. Trueblood; (3) "Perfil de Personalidad en el…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Counseling
Titone, Renzo – Rassegna Italiana di Linguistica Applicata, 1987
Discusses the contribution of the little-known linguist Gemelli who favors a holistic approach to human language emphasizing the human personality as an essential factor in the expression of speech. Gemelli makes clear the breadth of the field of language psychology in contrast with the narrowness of psycholinguistics. (CFM)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Holistic Approach, Language, Personality
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Slak, Stefan – Revista Latinoamericana de Psicologia, 1972
Research supported by the Committee on Scholarly Activities of the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. (DS)
Descriptors: Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Language Research, Memory
Rimoldi, Horacio J. A.; And Others – 1979
A technique using information and decision-making theories to evaluate problem solving tactics is presented. In problem solving, the process of solution is evaluated by investigating the questions that the subject doing the problem solving asks. The sequence of questions asked is called a tactic. It is assumed that: (1) tactics are the observable…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Formative Evaluation
Alfici, C.; And Others – 1975
The purpose of this research is to build a test for the evaluation of the knowledge needed by medical students before entering clinical courses in medical school. The criterion for this was provided by teachers in both the pre-clinical and clinical subjects. The Pilot instrument consisted of 335 items that covered 8 sections. Each one of these…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Higher Education, Medical Education, Medical Students
Lopez Alonso, A. O. – 1974
A linear relationship was found between judgements given by 160 subjects to 7 objects presented as single stimuli (alpha judgements) and judgements given to the same objects presented with a condition (gamma judgements). This relationship holds for alpha judgements and the gamma judgements that belong to a family of constant stimulus and varying…
Descriptors: Evaluative Thinking, Multiple Regression Analysis, Responses, Stimuli
Lopez Alonso, A. O. – 1974
From the best-fit lines corresponding to sets of families of conditional judgements, the constant stimulus family and the constant condition family, both defined for a same scale object, the coordinate values of the point of intersection of both lines (indifference point) are obtained. These values are studied in relation to the mean values of the…
Descriptors: Evaluative Thinking, Multiple Regression Analysis, Responses, Stimuli
Rodriguez Feijoo, Nelida – 1974
Investigations about attitudes toward mathematics carried out in the past decade were revised. The instruments used to measure attitudes toward mathematics were analysed as well as the attitudes toward different aspects of mathematics, their relation with other school subjects and their stability through time. Opinions about the influence of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews, Mathematics
Rimoldi, Horacio J. A. – 1974
The study of problem solving is made through the analysis of the process that leads to the final answer. The type of information obtained through the study of the process is compared with the information obtained by studying the final answer. The experimental technique used permits to identify the sequence of questions (tactics) that subjects ask…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Language, Logical Thinking, Problem Solving
Stefani, Dorina – 1975
In this work, some of the most important instruments used to measure attitudes toward mental illness were analysed. A revision of different experimental investigations which studied attitudes toward mental illness among general public, mental health professionals and patients and their relatives was made. Some of the strategies applied to change…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Attitudes, Factor Structure, Literature Reviews