NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Elementary and Secondary…2
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 799 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Doumas, Diana M.; Turrisi, Rob; Miller, Raissa; Esp, Susan; Flay, Brian – Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 2019
Sensation seeking has been identified as a significant risk factor for adolescent alcohol use. Little is known, however, about the process by which sensation seeking impacts heavy alcohol use. The current study used structural equation modeling (SEM) to examine the relationships among sensation seeking, age of drinking initiation, and heavy…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, High School Seniors
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Çelik, Eyüp; Koçak, Lokman – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The aim of the present study is to examine suppression effect of sensation seeking in the relationship between general self-efficacy and life satisfaction among emerging adults. The data were gathered using Satisfaction with Life Scale, General Self-efficacy Scale, and Brief Sensation Seeking Scale (BSSS-8). Correlation and regression analysis…
Descriptors: Risk, Life Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Correlation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sojot, Amy N. – Educational Perspectives, 2019
This paper is organized around five sections. The first section provides a brief background on post foundational inquiry and new materialism, two approaches that frame the conversation regarding sensation, thingness, and pedagogy. Following this introduction, further section titles incorporate dialogue from the Slimer scene. The next two sections…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Robinson, Peter M. – Issues in Educational Research, 2018
Surface approaches to learning materials and tasks are a commonplace challenge to teachers, and they prove difficult to shift, even among students who are otherwise talented or motivated to learn. The present study investigates a theory that surface approaches are triggered by a suboptimal, aversive response to learning stimuli, which overrides…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Teaching Methods, Student Motivation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Agilonu, Ali; Bastug, Gulsum; Mutlu, Tonguc Osman; Pala, Adem – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
Extreme sports are sport branches which include actions, adventures, risks and difficulties more rather than other sports. Special materials are used in sport branches such as surfing, kite surfing, sailing, snowboarding, paragliding, diving, mountaineering, motor sports and adrenaline release is more rather than in other sport branches. On the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Athletics, Risk
Barnum, Timothy C. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
While studies have shown a consistent association between athlete status and risk-taking behavior (RTB), comparatively little is known about the mechanisms that potentially account for the influence of athletic participation on RTBs. The current study tests a theoretical model linking sensation seeking to RTBs through the perception of risk and…
Descriptors: Risk, Athletes, Rewards, College Athletics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mahoney, Caroline R.; Giles, Grace E.; Williams, Christianna S.; Brunye, Tad T.; Taylor, Holly A.; Kanarek, Robin B.; Marriott, Bernadette P.; Lieberman, Harris R. – Journal of American College Health, 2019
Objective: Caffeine and dietary supplement (DS) use by college students is not well-documented. Given reported associations between energy drink consumption and sensation seeking, we used the Sensation Seeking Scale Form V (SSS-V) to assess relationships between sensation-seeking, caffeine, and DS use. Participants: Data from 1,248 college…
Descriptors: College Students, Eating Habits, Nutrition, Life Style
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wang, Bo; Deveaux, Lynette; Lunn, Sonja; Dinaj-Koci, Veronica; Li, Xiaoming; Stanton, Bonita – Youth & Society, 2016
This study examined the relationships between youth and parental sensation-seeking, peer influence, parental monitoring and youth risk involvement in adolescence using structural equation modeling. Beginning in Grade 6, longitudinal data were collected from 543 students over 3 years. Youth sensation-seeking in Grade 6 contributed to risk…
Descriptors: Correlation, Risk, Peer Influence, Parenting Styles
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Alameh, Adel – Physics Teacher, 2019
The sensation of weightlessness is common to an astronaut in a spaceship orbiting Earth and to a person aboard a freely falling elevator. This paper presents a detailed treatment of this commonality by showing that a spaceship orbiting Earth is in permanent free fall toward the planet, appropriate for use in the introductory classroom.
Descriptors: Motion, Physics, Science Instruction, Introductory Courses
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Liu, Chang; Jin, Su-Hyun – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2019
Purpose: The goal of this study was to investigate vowel detection and identification in noise and provide baseline data regarding how vowel perception changed with signal-to-noise ratios. Psychometric functions of vowel detection and identification for 12 American English isolated vowels in long-term speech-shaped noise were examined for young…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Vowels, Speech Communication, Identification
Marcelino, Lisa Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Hispanic college students are more at risk of poor academic performance and dropping out than any other racial group. The Hispanic college population continues to grow, yet rates of retention and achievement for this group continue to decline. Previous research on Hispanic college students has examined factors that contribute to underachievement…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Community Colleges, Hispanic American Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Friddle, Clay; Tochkov, Karin – College Student Journal, 2018
The outdoor community has long been used to study motivation and sensation seeking. While sensation seeking is related to the personality traits extraversion and openness there has been little research conducted on the whole personality profile of this community. This study used the Five Factor Model and the Big Five Inventory to measure the…
Descriptors: Personality, Personality Traits, Profiles, Recreational Activities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ravert, Russell D.; Kim, Su Yeong; Schwartz, Seth J.; Weisskirch, Robert S.; Zamboanga, Byron L.; Ham, Lindsay S.; Donnellan, M. Brent; Bersamin, Melina M. – Journal of College Student Development, 2013
Sensation seeking is a known risk factor for unsafe and reckless behavior among college students, but its association with well-being is unknown. Given that exploration plays an important psychosocial role during the transition to adulthood, we examined the possibility that sensation seeking is also associated with psychological well-being. In a…
Descriptors: College Students, Risk, Behavior, Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Dinç, Sirri Cem; Demircan, Mustafa – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between was to examine dispositional flow state, sensation seeking and ski resort preference of skiing and snowboarding participants. The sample of this study constituted 510 (126 female x-bar = 23.94 ± 5.79 years; 384 male x-bar = 27.33 ± 7.87 years) skiers and snowboarders from varied ski…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Personality Traits, Preferences, Recreational Facilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Seiter, John S.; Gass, Robert H.; Seiter, Christian R. – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: Persuasion, Compliance Gaining. Objectives: In this single-class activity, based loosely on the video-game sensation Pokémon GO, students learn about, enact, and "capture" a variety of compliance-gaining tactics. Along the way, they gain awareness of various approaches to persuasion, the implications of using such approaches,…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Class Activities, Video Games, Compliance (Psychology)
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  54