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Psychological process and experimental psychology

The psychological process and experimental psychology section includes the processes of psychology, such as sensation, attention, perception, learning, language, memory, motivation and emotion. This section also considers studies investigating complex cognitive functions such as language, reasoning, problem solving, decision making, and executive functions.

  1. Content type: Research

    This study compared the effects of two metacognitive interventions on writing, working memory (WM), and behavioral symptoms of students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The disorder was cl...

    Authors: Nelba Maria Teixeira Pisacco, Yasmini Lais Spindler Sperafico, Jacqueline Raquel Bianchi Enricone, Luciano Santos Pinto Guimarães, Luis Augusto Rohde and Beatriz Vargas Dorneles

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2018 31:5

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    Achievement goals are cognitive representations that guide behavior to a competence-related future end state. Existing theories and empirical findings suggest that achievement goals are potentially related to ...

    Authors: Wangshuai Wang, Jie Li, Gong Sun, Zhiming Cheng and Xin-an Zhang

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:25

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    Decisions often imply trade-offs that force people to accept missing an opportunity in the past or in the future. However, it is not fully clear whether a past miss or a future miss elicits more regret. In a d...

    Authors: Luisa Papé and Luis F. Martinez

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:20

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:23

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    We used the virtual hand illusion paradigm to study how sense of agency and sense of (body) ownership can interact with different emotional events on stress feelings. Converging evidence for at least the parti...

    Authors: Wei Chen, Jing Zhang, Yanyan Qian and Qiyang Gao

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:17

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  5. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to investigate the number of exclusion trials necessary for teaching auditory-visual relationships to individuals with autism and Down syndrome. Study participants were seven individuals with ...

    Authors: Luiza Costa Langsdorff, Camila Domeniconi, Andréia Schmidt, Camila Graciella Gomes and Deisy das Graças de Souza

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:9

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  6. Content type: Research

    This study investigated the acquisition of a serial motor skill in individuals with Down syndrome with two levels of handicap, mild group (mean age = 14.5 years, SD = 2.3, 7 individuals) and moderate group (me...

    Authors: Roberto Gimenez, Marcelo Luis Marquezi, Ernani Xavier Filho and Edison de J. Manoel

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2017 30:6

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    Recent investigations propose that cognitive characteristics of autobiographical memory significantly interact with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A traumatic event becoming more or less central in a pe...

    Authors: Thiago Loreto Garcia da Silva, Julia Candia Donat, Pânila Longhi Lorenzonni, Luciana Karine de Souza, Gustavo Gauer and Christian Haag Kristensen

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:34

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    This study aimed to investigate the behavior and social profile of Brazilian children with specific language impairment (SLI) and explore whether the severity of language deficits was associated with behaviora...

    Authors: Marina Leite Puglisi, Ana Manhani Cáceres-Assenço, Thays Nogueira and Debora Maria Befi-Lopes

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:29

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    The aim of this study was to evaluate executive functioning (EF) and impulsiveness in three groups of people aged 30 to 79 years: post-frontal stroke (n = 13) and post-extra-frontal chronic stroke of the right he...

    Authors: Morgana Scheffer, Chrystian Kroeff, Bibiana Gallas Steigleder, Lidiane Andreza Klein, Rodrigo Grassi-Oliveira and Rosa Maria Martins de Almeida

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:28

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    This study investigates the consequences of bilingualism on inhibitory and attentional control. Findings garnered from studies about the so-called bilingual advantage in such executive functions are still cont...

    Authors: Lisandra Rutkoski Rodrigues and Márcia Cristina Zimmer

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:36

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    Behavior Analysis is usually accused of not being able to account for the generalization of verbal behavior that is present in linguistically competent individuals. However, several behavior analytic studies i...

    Authors: Ana Carolina Sella, Jacqueline Pimentel Tenório, Carmen Silvia Motta Bandini and Heloísa Helena Motta Bandini

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:26

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  12. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to measure visual contrast sensitivity (CS) of luminance using vertical sinusoidal gratings with spatial frequencies of 0.6, 2.5, 5.0 and 20.0 cycles per degree of visual angle in chr...

    Authors: Éllen Dias Nicácio da Cruz, Michael Jackson Oliveira de Andrade, Melyssa Kellyane Cavalcanti-Gaudino, Renata Maria Toscano Barreto Lyra Nogueira and Natanael Antonio dos Santos

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:14

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  13. Content type: Research

    The present study evaluated whether during a matching-to-sample procedure (MTS), the time spent observing stimuli is related to the establishment of selection or rejection controlling relationships in human pa...

    Authors: Edson Massayuki Huziwara, Deisy das Graças de Souza and Gerson Yukio Tomanari

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:2

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  14. Content type: Research

    The activities of daily living are routine self-maintenance tasks. Children with cerebral palsy can have difficulties, which can vary according to their level of motor impairment, in the performance of functio...

    Authors: Sueli Neide Silva da Cunha, Xisto Lucas Travassos Junior, Renato Guizzo and Camila de Sousa Pereira-Guizzo

    Citation: Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:5

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