Paulina Arango
University of Los Andes
Publications 3
#1José-Pablo Escobar (UC: Pontifical Catholic University of Chile)H-Index: 2
#2Ricardo Rosas-Díaz (UC: Pontifical Catholic University of Chile)
Last.Diego Urzúa (UC: Pontifical Catholic University of Chile)
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AbstractExecutive functions (EF) are a set of processes that allow individuals to plan, monitor and organize tasks and thus play a key role in the development of reading and maths skills. Environmental factors such as socioeconomic level (SEL) influence reading and maths skills as well as EFs. The aim of this study is to explore the extent to which executive functions play a mediating role between SEL and reading and maths performance. To this end, we assessed 286 Chilean primary education stude...
#1Paulina Arango (University of Los Andes)
Motivation is a psychological construct that refers to the disposition to act and direct behavior according to a goal. Like most of psychological processes, motivation develops throughout the life span and is influenced by both biological and environmental factors. The aim of this chapter is to summarize research on the development of motivation from infancy to adolescence, which can help understand the typical developmental trajectories of this ability and its relation to learning. We will star...