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Andre, Elizabeth Kathryn – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Environmentalism and environmental education can lead people to experience feelings of despair as they learn more about the severity and complexity of environmental challenges. Environmental educators often grapple with questions of how to remain hopeful without being naively optimistic and how to balance professional responsibilities with…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ethnography, Autobiographies, Emotional Response
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Forloines, Martha R.; Reid, Meredith A.; Thompkins, Andie M.; Robinson, Jennifer L.; Katz, Jeffrey S. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2019
There are mixed results regarding the differentiation of neurofunctional correlates of spatial abilities. Previous studies employed complex environments or alternate memory tasks which could potentially add to inconsistencies across studies of navigation. To help elucidate the existing mixed findings, we conducted a study in a simplistic…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Task Analysis, Cues
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Keeley, Jared – Teaching of Psychology, 2010
A year after receiving his PhD in psychology from the University of Rochester, Tim Kasser accepted a position at Knox College, in Galesburg, Illinois, where he is currently professor of psychology. He regularly teaches psychology classes on personality, clinical and abnormal psychology, dreaming, and research methods, as well as an…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Motivation, Social Psychology, Interviews
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Radcliffe, Chris; Parissi, Cesidio; Raman, Anantanarayanan – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Current methods of agricultural and environmental education for indigenous farmers in Papua New Guinea (PNG) fail to provide high level engagement. Indigenous knowledge (IK) forms the basis of natural resource management, agriculture and health of farmers in PNG, yet its value to agricultural and environmental education in PNG is rarely…
Descriptors: Semi Structured Interviews, Participant Observation, Indigenous Populations, Agricultural Occupations
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Ardoin, Nicole M.; DiGiano, Maria L.; O'Connor, Kathleen; Podkul, Timothy E. – Environmental Education Research, 2017
Trust, a relational phenomenon that is an important building block of interpersonal relationships and within society, can also be an intermediary outcome of field-based environmental education programs. Trust creates a foundation for collaboration and decision-making, which are core to many ultimate outcomes of environmental education. Yet,…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Environmental Education, Residential Programs, Social Networks
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Selmeczy, Diana; Dobbins, Ian G. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2017
Recognition judgments can benefit from the use of environmental cues that signal the general likelihood of encountering familiar versus unfamiliar stimuli. While incorporating such cues is often adaptive, there are circumstances (e.g., eyewitness testimony) in which observers should fully ignore environmental cues in order to preserve memory…
Descriptors: Memory, Cues, Familiarity, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension)
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Lewis, Gary J.; Asbury, Kathryn; Plomin, Robert – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: Childhood behavior problems predict subsequent educational achievement; however, little research has examined the etiology of these links using a longitudinal twin design. Moreover, it is unknown whether genetic and environmental innovations provide incremental prediction for educational achievement from childhood to adolescence.…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Academic Achievement, Prediction, Peer Relationship
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Sanches, Tatiana – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
In this study, we intend to observe how a strategic plan can be used as a risk management tool, in the scope of academic libraries. Risk is perceived by individuals and institutions when faced with environmental changes that threaten stability or integrity. In libraries, these changes show in structural alterations, that is, in decreasing human,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Organizational Change
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Lamoreaux, Daniel; Sulkowski, Michael L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
In response to tragic school shootings, heightened attention has been devoted to making schools safer through the implementation of security features. However, excessive security measures have a negative impact on school climate, student functioning, and academic achievement. Therefore, there is a critical need to design schools that are safe and…
Descriptors: Crime, Prevention, School Safety, Educational Environment
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Zaval, Lisa; Cornwell, James F. M. – European Journal of Education, 2017
Communicators of climate science seek ways to better educate and motivate individuals to personally commit to sustainable, energy-saving activities. However, critical psychological and social barriers to conservation make this task challenging. Behavioural scientists are well aware of the difficulties that individuals and groups have in responding…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Environmental Education, Communication Strategies, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Murtazina, Elmira I.; Minullina, Aida F. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
An urgent demand of society to conduct effective work with the family substantiates the relevance of the research. The article provides the investigation of role sets and emotional relationships in marriage through the study of military personnel and nonmilitary personnel families. Practical implementation of psychological ideas represents one of…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Family Role, Marriage, Interpersonal Relationship
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Goddard, Murray – Psychological Record, 2012
Selected writings of B. F. Skinner are compared to 5 current topics in mainstream psychology, including the role of the unconscious, human language, the role of dispositions in psychology, human perceptions of conformity and bias, and mindfulness. The striking similarities between Skinner's work and these 5 current topics support Richelle's (1993)…
Descriptors: Psychology, Psychologists, Publications, Comparative Analysis
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Shernoff, David J.; Ruzek, Erik A.; Sinha, Suparna – School Psychology International, 2017
Classroom learning environments are frequently assumed to exert their influence on learning indirectly, via student engagement. The present study examined the influence of environmental challenge and support on learning in high school classrooms, and the potential for student engagement to act as a mediator in this relationship. Data were…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, High School Students, Classroom Environment, Sampling
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Nordby, Kent; Klingsieck, Katrin; Svartdal, Frode – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2017
Research on procrastination emphasizes trait explanations for unwanted delay, yet environmental factors are most probably significant contributors to the problem. In this paper, we review literature related to the influence of environmental factors on academic procrastination and investigate how such factors may be assessed in facilitating…
Descriptors: Time Management, Educational Environment, Environmental Influences, Literature Reviews
Wyatt, Jeff; Jagesic, Sanja; Godfrey, Kelly – College Board, 2018
The Advanced Placement® (AP®) Program offers high school students the opportunity to take rigorous coursework in high school and receive college credit for AP Exam scores that meet or exceed the requirements of their attending institution. Students receiving AP credit are typically exempted from an introductory level course or series of courses…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, High School Students, Scores, College Credits
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