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Alexandra List; Gala S. Campos Oaxaca; Hongcui Du; Hye Yeon Lee; Bailing Lyu – Educational Psychologist, 2024
We examine the role of culture in comprehension. Prominent theories of comprehension conceptualized the outcome of reading as learners' construction of a cognitive representation of texts. We emphasize that such representation reflects not only texts' content, but also individuals' understandings of the real world, as described in texts. We…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Thinking Skills, Reading Comprehension, Reading Materials
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Pavithra Ganesh; Neemu S. Krishna; Kailash B. L. Srivastava – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2024
Objective: The quantitative measurement and antecedents of doctoral well-being have not been sufficiently explored in the extant literature, creating a significant gap based on alarming statistics of high attrition rates and psychological distress among PhD scholars. Therefore, based on the theory of conservation of resources, our study examines…
Descriptors: Well Being, Doctoral Students, Foreign Countries, Student Attrition
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Tiwari, Gyanesh Kumar; Singh, Ajit Kumar; Parihar, Priyanka; Pandey, Ruchi; Sharma, Devaki Nandan; Rai, Pramod Kumar – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2023
Objective: The study explored the impacts of restrictions on the perceived psychological distress and health outcomes in children by their mothers who acted as their full-time caregivers during the pan-India lockdown after the outbreak of COVID-19. Method: A narrative qualitative research design was used and a purposive heterogeneous sample of 20…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Health, Stress Variables, Children