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  • Validation of questionnaire dispositional optimism using item response theory 

    Velasco Salamanca, Marcela; Universidad Católica de Colombia; Londoño Pérez, Constanza; Universidad Católica de Colombia; Alejo Castañeda, Ivonne; Universidad Católica de Colombia
    The aim of this research was to find the psychometric qualities of validity and reliability of the Dispositional Optimism Questionnaire, with a convenience sample of 608 participants aged 16 to 60, from diverse educational ...
  • Legal Psychology: Aims and Development 

    Morales Quintero, Luz Anyela; Universidad Autónoma de Puebla; García López, Eric; Universidad Autónoma de Oaxaca
    This article deals with the concepts of Legal Psychology and its sub-areas. It also offers a brief review of its historical development along four main topics: (a) Organizations y congresses; (b) research and its publishing; ...
  • Effects of coffee intake on feeding behavior in rats 

    Aguilera, Virginia; Centro de Investigaciones en Comportamiento Alimentario y Nutrición (CICAN) Cusur -Universidad de Guadalajara, México; López-Espinoza, Antonio; Centro de Investigaciones en Comportamiento Alimentario y Nutrición (CICAN) Cusur -Universidad de Guadalajara, México; Martínez, Alma Gabriela; Centro de Investigaciones en Comportamiento Alimentario y Nutrición (CICAN) Cusur -Universidad de Guadalajara, México; Díaz, Felipe; Centro de Investigaciones en Comportamiento Alimentario y Nutrición (CICAN) Cusur -Universidad de Guadalajara, México; Valdez, Elia; Centro de Investigaciones en Comportamiento Alimentario y Nutrición (CICAN) Cusur -Universidad de Guadalajara, México; Galindo, Alma; Centro de Investigaciones en Comportamiento Alimentario y Nutrición (CICAN) Cusur -Universidad de Guadalajara, México; De la Torre-Ibarra, Carolina; Centro de Investigaciones en Comportamiento Alimentario y Nutrición (CICAN) Cusur -Universidad de Guadalajara, México
    The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effects of coffee intake with and without caffeine on feeding behavior in rats. Sixteen rats was exposed to 2g, 3g, 4g and 5g of coffee with caffeine and without ...
  • Psychological meaning of the concept of “research” in researchers 

    Nieto Súa, Dary Lucía; Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia; Gómez Velasco, Nubia Yaneth; Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia; Eslava, Stephania; Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia
    This research had the objective of establishing the psychological meaning associated with the "research activity" for Social Science Professionals. We used the Natural Semantic Network technique (Valdez, 2004), which ...
  • Social subjectivity, subject and social representation 

    González Rey, Fernando; Centro Universitario de Brasilia, Brasil
    This paper discusses some of the challenges concerning development social representations in current psychology. As with any theoretical construction capable of shedding light on new aspects in scientific thought, the ...
  • Social competence evolution 

    Naranjo Meléndez, Adriana; Universidad Santo Tomás Universidad Nacional de Colombia
    The aim of this document is to review the explanations offered by evolutionary psychology about different elements of social competence. A general vision of this psychological perspective is presented, together with ...
  • Factors involved in the adhesion to the treatment of the diabetes mellitus type II in a sample of diabetic patients of the north zone of Costa Rica: a psychometric study 

    Villalobos-Pérez, Alfonso; Centro de Investigaciones Psicológicas Avanzadas, Universidad Católica de Costa Rica; Quirós-Morales, Diego; Centro de Investigaciones Psicológicas Avanzadas, Universidad Católica de Costa Rica; León-Sanabria, Giovanny; Centro de Investigaciones Psicológicas Avanzadas, Universidad Católica de Costa Rica; Brenes-Sáenz, Juan C.; Universidad Católica de Costa Rica, Programa de Investigación en Neurociencias y Departamento de Bioquímica, Escuela de Medicina, Universidad de Costa Rica
    The Adhesion to the Treatment of the Diabetes Mellitus type II (EATDM-III©) scale was proved, which was composed by the factors Familiar Support, Organization and Communal Support, Physical Exercise, Medical checkup, Hygiene ...
  • Creatividad y subjetividad: su expresión en el contexto escolar 

    Díaz Gómez, Álvaro; Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira; Mitjáns Martínez, Albertina; Universidad de Brasilia
    En este artículo se desarrolla una conversación entre la psicóloga cubano-brasileña Albertina Mitjáns Martínez y el psicólogo colombiano Álvaro Díaz Gómez sobre la perspectiva histórico-cultural de la subjetividad en la ...
  • Perceived Quality of Online Journalism: a Vision From Consumer Psychology 

    Piñeros-Piza, Catalina; Universidad del Rosario; Gutiérrez Coba, Liliana María; Universidad de la Sabana (Chía); Gómez Díaz, Javier Andrés; Universidad del Rosario; Pérez-Acosta, Andrés M.; Universidad del Rosario; Salgado Cardona, Andrea; Universidad de la Sabana (Chía); Mora, María Lucía; Universidad de la Sabana (Chía); Grijalva, Nataly; Universidad de la Sabana (Chía); Estrada, Juliana; Universidad de la Sabana (Chía); Ramírez, María José; Universidad de la Sabana (Chía)
    This article describes some perceived credibility criteria that people use when judging Internet journalism. These criteria were compared with those found in the literature on journalism credibility in international contexts. ...
  • Panorama of the organizational climate studies in Bogota, Colombia (1994-2005) 

    Vega, Diana; Universidad Santo Tomás, Colombia; Arévalo, Alejandra; Universidad Santo Tomás, Colombia; Sandoval, Jhennifer; Universidad Santo Tomás, Colombia; Aguilar Bustamante, María Constanza; Universidad Santo Tomás, Colombia; Giraldo, Javier; Universidad Santo Tomás, Colombia
    The interest by the study of the organizational climate has grown quickly during the past few years, since the organizations through the implementation of quality management systems and the inclusion of this subject in the ...
  • Relationan analysis of the contingencies associated to sport practices and it's relation with eating disorders in teenagers between 16 and 18 years old 

    Noreña Mejia, Marcela; Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá; Rojas Segura, Natalia; Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá; Novoa Gómez, Mónica María; Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá
    Este estudio analizó las contingencias asociadas a las prácticas deportivas y su relación con trastornos de alimentación en 42 mujeres adolescentes entre los 16 y 18 años de Bogotá, asignadas intencionalmente en tres grupos: ...
  • Prevalence of anxiety in students of a university 

    Cardona-Arias, Jaiberth A.; Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia; Perez-Restrepo, Diana; Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia; Rivera-Ocampo, Stefanía; Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia; Gómez-Martínez, Jessica; Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia
    College students are a risk group for anxiety for their psychological, social and academic demands, and high stress. In order to determine the prevalence of anxiety in students from a private university in Medellin and its ...
  • Comprehension of the meaning from Vygotsky, Bruner and Gergen 

    Arcila Mendoza, Paola Andrea; Universidad Santo Tomás, Bogotá; Mendoza Ramos, Yency Liliana; Universidad Santo Tomás, Bogotá; Cañon Ortiz, Óscar Enrique; Universidad Santo Tomás, Bogotá; Jaramillo, Jorge Mario; Universidad Santo Tomás, Bogotá
    This article is a product of the investigation "The meaning from Lev Semionovich Vygotsky, Jerome Bruner and Kenneth Gergen ". The pretension is to understand the concepts of "meaning" constructed by these authors, by means ...
  • Psychosocial analysis of the commercial relationship among informal sellers and their consumers: A study carried out in the cities of Neiva and Cartagena about the informal coffee commerce 

    Botero, María Mercedes; Fundación Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia; Herrera, Ketty; Fundación Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia; Javela, Lady Grey; Fundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
    The primary objective of this research was to describe the social relationships established in 60 informal coffee sellers and their customers in the cities of Neiva and Cartagena (Colombia), taking as a base the Michael ...
  • Ordenes discursivos en torno a la reincidencia del adolescente infractor 

    Sánchez Agudelo, Paula Vanessa; Fundación Universitaria Luis Amigó, Manizales
    En el presente artículo se presentan los resultados de la investigación llevada a cabo entre el 2013 y el 2014 sobre los órdenes discursivos en torno a la reincidencia de los adolescentes infractores en la ciudad de ...
  • Psycho-Social aspects associated with the quality of life in chronic diseases 

    Vinaccia, Stefano; Universidad de San Buenaventura, Medellín; Orozco, Lina María; Universidad de San Buenaventura, Medellín
    The following theoretical revision aim was to study the impact of the psycho-social variables on the quality of life in people with chronic diseases. The health concept is considered as a behavior associated in the style ...
  • Self-reference and therapeutic style: Its intersection in the formation of systemic therapist 

    Garzón, Dora Isabel; Universidad Santo Tomás, Colombia
    This paper refers the mode how in the Auto-reference and therapeutic style seminary of the Magister in psychology and the family program in the Santo Tomas University, contribute to the therapist education in a systemic ...
  • Estrés laboral y actividad física en empleados 

    Suárez, Gustavo Ramón; Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia - Universidad de Antioquia Medellin; Zapata Vidales, Santiago; Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia Medellin; Cardona-Arias, Jaiberth; Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia - Universidad de Antioquia Medellin
    La actividad física puede proteger del estrés laboral. El objetivo del presente trabajo fue correlacionar la actividad física y el estrés laboral en trabajadores universitarios de Medellín, a partir de un estudio correlacional ...
  • Psychometric Properties Analysis of the Personal Well-Being Index in a Sample of Chilean Adolescents 

    Alfaro Inzunza, Jaime; Facultad de Psicología, Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD); Valdenegro Egozcue, Boris; Universidad de Chile; Oyarzún Gómez, Denise; Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
    We report the psychometric properties of the Chilean version of the Personal Well-being Index (Cummins et ál., 2003) in its three forms: PWI7, PWI + spirituality, PWI + religiosity, in a sample of 1621 Chilean adolescents ...
  • Methodological Notes to Narrative Analysis of Visual Data on Psychology 

    Pizzinato, Adolfo; Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul; Cé, João Pedro; Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul; de Oliveira-Machado, Rodrigo; Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
    This article presents a methodological reflection on the analysis of visual narratives in psychological research. The present study is based on contextual analysis of the audiovisual material produced in a psychoeducational ...

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