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Paananen, Mika; Aro, Tuija; Närhi, Vesa; Aro, Mikko – Educational Psychology, 2018
The objective of the study was to examine the effects of a group-based behavioural, cognitive and skills training intervention (Maltti) provided in schools for elementary school pupils with attention and executive function (EF) deficits. The treatment effects were identified by comparing an intervention group (n = 46) with a waitlist control group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Small Group Instruction, Intervention
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Vogelaar, Bart; Resing, Wilma C. M. – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study examined differences in transfer of analogical reasoning after analogy-problem solving between 40 gifted and 95 average-ability children (aged 9-10 years old), utilising dynamic testing principles. This approach was used in order to examine potential differences between gifted and average-ability children in relation to progression…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Problem Solving, Gifted, Children
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Hänze, Martin; Müller, Marion; Berger, Roland – Educational Psychology, 2018
Cross-age tutoring is characterised by status and age differences between tutors and tutees. Tutees are often inactive in this setting, because responsibility for effective learning is transferred to the more experienced tutors. This study focused on improving the outcomes of cross-age tutoring for tutees by providing tutors with a tutor training…
Descriptors: Cross Age Teaching, Secondary School Students, Grade 8, Elementary School Students
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Jansen, Petra; Ellinger, Jan; Lehmann, Jennifer – Educational Psychology, 2018
The main goal of this study was to investigate the influence of an established school programme with a high amount of physical education on visual-spatial ability in a secondary school. One hundred and forty-four adolescents, 69 from sport classes and 75 from regular classes, solved a cognitive processing speed task and a mental rotation task. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Spatial Ability, Visual Perception, Task Analysis
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Vendeville, Nathalie; Blanc, Nathalie; Brechet, Claire – Educational Psychology, 2018
Up to now, very few studies investigated the influence of gender on the depiction of emotions in children's drawings. However, the literature on emotions reveals differences between boys and girls in various kinds of tasks (e.g. recognising emotional facial expressions, understanding an emotional situation, etc.). Therefore, we examined the impact…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Psychological Patterns, Freehand Drawing, Nonverbal Communication
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Acar, Ibrahim H.; Evans, Moon Y. Q.; Rudasill, Kathleen M.; Yildiz, Suleyman – Educational Psychology, 2018
The present study examined the concurrent contributions of parent-child and teacher-child relationship quality to Turkish children's antisocial behaviour, with a specific focus on the moderating role of teacher-child relationships (closeness and conflict) on parent-child relationships when predicting antisocial behaviour. Participants were 94…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Child Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Antisocial Behavior
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Shafaei, Azadeh; Nejati, Mehran; Abd Razak, Nordin – Educational Psychology, 2018
This study aims to investigate the relationship between acculturation attitude (i.e. adjustment and attachment attitudes) and individuals' psychological adaptation (i.e. life satisfaction, depression and self-esteem). Additionally, the relationship between the dimensions of psychological adaptation with psychological well-being and their mediation…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, State Universities, Structural Equation Models, Well Being
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Diseth, Åge; Breidablik, Hans Johan; Meland, Eivind – Educational Psychology, 2018
The relation between autonomy support and basic need satisfaction was investigated by applying a longitudinal design at a time interval of two years, and by comparing two different grade level cohorts of students. Participants comprised 1.225 Norwegian students divided by two subsamples (6th and 8th grade level/8th and 10th grade level). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Secondary School Students, Cohort Analysis
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Liu, Ru-De; Zhen, Rui; Ding, Yi; Liu, Ying; Wang, Jia; Jiang, Ronghuan; Xu, Le – Educational Psychology, 2018
The current study assessed 869 elementary school students in China using self-report questionnaires, to examine the multiple mediating effects of academic self-efficacy and positive academic emotions (enjoyment and relief) in the relations between teacher support and academic engagement (cognitive, behavioural and emotional aspects) within a math…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Students, Questionnaires
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Burkitt, Esther – Educational Psychology, 2018
The present study assessed concordance between child reported and adult observed strategies to depict single and mixed emotion in the same human figure drawings. 205 children (104 boys, 101 girls) aged 6 years 2 months to 8 years 3 months formed two age groups (6 years 2 months-7 years 2 months and 7 years 3 months-8 years 3 months) across two…
Descriptors: Young Children, Emotional Response, Psychological Patterns, Freehand Drawing
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Raufelder, Diana; Regner, Nicola; Wood, Megan A. – Educational Psychology, 2018
The aim of the present study was to examine the interplay between test anxiety (i.e. worry and emotionality) and learned helplessness in a sample of adolescents (N = 845, aged 13-17 years) in secondary schools in Germany. In accordance with the buffering hypothesis, it was hypothesised that the detrimental association between both components of…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Helplessness, Student Attitudes, Adolescents
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Sang, Biao; Pan, Tingting; Deng, Xinmei; Zhao, Xu – Educational Psychology, 2018
Numerous studies have suggested that academic stress has negative impact on adolescents' psychological function, few of those studies, however, considered whether and how the impact of stress on adolescents' emotional states is moderated by corresponding regulation. This study aimed to examine the fluctuation of emotional states before and after…
Descriptors: Sampling, Stress Variables, Self Control, Emotional Response
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DeBacker, Teresa K.; Heddy, Benjamin C.; Kershen, Julianna Lopez; Crowson, H. Michael; Looney, Kristyna; Goldman, Jacqueline A. – Educational Psychology, 2018
This investigation employed a longitudinal design to examine the influence of a one-shot growth mindset intervention on ninth-graders' implicit beliefs about intelligence and related achievement goals in four different samples. The intervention conformed to characteristics of 'wise interventions'. Participants' incremental beliefs about…
Descriptors: Intervention, Goal Orientation, Intelligence, Incidence
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Prenger, Rilana; Schildkamp, Kim – Educational Psychology, 2018
Data-based decision-making has the potential to increase student achievement results. Data-based decision-making can be defined as teachers' systematic analysis of data sources in order to study and adapt their educational practices for the purpose of maximizing learning results. Teachers must apply the findings from their data use to their…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Data Analysis, Teacher Role, Academic Achievement
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Holliman, A. J.; Martin, A. J.; Collie, R. J. – Educational Psychology, 2018
University entry and the passage through university is a time of great change. The extent to which students are able to adjust to successfully navigate this change (adaptability) is likely to influence their academic outcomes. Prior research has identified a link between university students' adaptability and academic achievement via behavioural…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Longitudinal Studies, Learner Engagement, Prediction
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