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Fig. 1 | Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica

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From: Gender, planning, and academic expectations in first-year higher education students: testing two alternative mediation models

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Alternative mediation models. Conceptual diagrams for planning as mediator in A and for academic expectations as mediators in B. a = direct effect of the observed predictor (OP) on the latent criterion (LC); b = direct effect of the OP on the latent mediator (LM); c = direct effect of the LM on the LC; b × c = indirect effect of the OP on the LC; a + (b × c) = total effect; ζ = structural residuals, random disturbances, or amount of mediators (ζ1) and criteria’s (ζ2) variance not accounted by predictor(s)

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