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  1. Effect of a retention interval between pre-exposure and conditioning on latent inhibition in humans using a blink conditioning procedure.

    Psicothema 22(4):708 (2010) PMID 21044502

    Latent inhibition, retarded learning after pre-exposure to the to-be-conditioned stimulus, was examined using a blink conditioned procedure in humans. Experiment 1 showed that the procedure is suited to inducing the latent inhibition effect. In Experiment 2, the introduction of a 3-minute interv...
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  2. Effects of memory load on visual search.

    Psicothema 22(4):725 (2010) PMID 21044505

    It remains unclear how memory load affects attentional processes in visual search (VS). No effects, as well as beneficial and detrimental effects of memory load, have been found in this type of task. The main goal of the present research was to explore whether memory load has a modulating effect...
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  3. [Phonetic discrimination ability of a native vowel contrast in preterm infants].

    Psicothema 22(4):669 (2010) PMID 21044496

    Preterm birth is considered a risk factor for cognitive and linguistic development; however, research focusing on the comparison between preterm and full term infants' early abilities in speech perception is still scarce. In this study, the ability to perceive and discriminate a native vowel con...
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  4. [Spanish drivers' beliefs about speed. Speeding is a major issue of road safety].

    Psicothema 22(4):858 (2010) PMID 21044524

    Extending and updating our knowledge concerning drivers' motivational and cognitive processes is of essential importance if we are to apply policies with long-lasting effects. This study presents data from a representative national survey analyzing the Spanish drivers' beliefs about speed, the r...
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  5. Agreement in interpersonal perception as a predictor of group performance.

    Psicothema 22(4):848 (2010) PMID 21044523

    The present work deals with quantifying group characteristics. Specifically, dyadic measures of interpersonal perceptions were used to forecast group performance. Forty-six groups of students, 24 of four and 22 of five people, were studied in a real educational assignment context and marks were ...
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  6. Leadership in entrepreneurial organizations: context and motives.

    Psicothema 22(4):880 (2010) PMID 21044527

    Although organizational contexts have an influence on leadership, and some of their characteristics may facilitate (through weak structures) or inhibit (through strong structures) the leaders' behaviors, the extent of their influence has rarely been studied. Indeed, research of the influence of ...
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  7. [Psychosocial intervention follow-up in children with ADHD: effects on academic, emotional and social functioning].

    Psicothema 22(4):778 (2010) PMID 21044513

    The aim of this investigation was to analyze the maintenance of the effects, one year after its conclusion, of an intervention that integrated three coordinated programs, implemented with 27 children with ADHD, aged between 7 and 10 years, their parents and teachers. The intervention lasted 10 w...
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  8. [Efficacy of the program "Testas's (mis)adventures" to promote the deep approach to learning].

    Psicothema 22(4):828 (2010) PMID 21044520

    This paper provides information about the efficacy of a tutorial training program intended to enhance elementary fifth graders' study processes and foster their deep approaches to learning. The program "Testas's (mis)adventures" consists of a set of books in which Testas, a typical student, reve...
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  9. Response to instruction, English language learners and disproportionate representation: the role of assessment.

    Psicothema 22(4):970 (2010) PMID 21044540

    Response to Intervention (RtI), a cyclical process that incorporates assessment and instruction, is both an approach to prevent learning difficulties and to establish student eligibility for special education. Assessment results are used to determine students' initial knowledge and skill, their ...
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  10. [Assessment of depressive symptoms in old visually-impaired people: a study of the Geriatric Depression Scale].

    Psicothema 22(4):587 (2010) PMID 21044483

    This study has two main purposes: (a) to assess the functioning of the Geriatric Depression Scale in its Spanish version in old visually-impaired people, and (b) to assess the relevance of measuring depressive symptoms within a comprehensive assessment of psychological adjustment related to visi...
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