Negative modeling: what is it and how does it work?

Negative modeling: what is it and how does it work?

Observing others is a fundamental thing during development because it is how we learn to guide our own behavior. This idea is what lies in the concept of modeling, explained in more depth by Albert Bandura. People do actions and anyone who observes them introduces them into their behavioral repertoire. Observing others is a fundamental …

Pampered children: 10 signals to detect them

Pampered children: 10 signals to detect them

The education of children is crucial so that they do not grow up as spoiled children. Many parents believe that giving their little ones their all will make them grow up healthy and intellectually stimulated, but in reality, this strategy often goes awry. In reality, pampering children can be detrimental to their development and turn …

The Kolb model on the 4 learning styles

The Kolb model on the 4 learning styles

The ability of people to take in information around them through observation, study, and experience is known as learning. But this ability to learn is not the same for everyone. The learning style model created by David Kolb distinguishes four types of learning according to how people prefer to process information from their environment. Below …

Traditional educational model: history and theoretical and practical bases

Traditional educational model: history and theoretical and practical bases

Education systems and the way they are developed and applied are a traditional subject of debate involving both pedagogy and psychology, philosophy and even politics. However, there is a model that remains despite the passage of years and many criticisms: the traditional educational model. In this article, we will review the history and characteristics of …

Walberg’s educational productivity model: what it is and what it offers

Walberg's educational productivity model: what it is and what it offers

In educational psychology, many theories are known that attempt to explain how students learn. Here we will discover Walberg’s educational productivity model., Who tries to determine what factors influence student performance or school performance, and in what way. Depending on the model, there are 4 fundamental variables in the learning process that influence the student’s …

The importance of balanced motivation in learning

The importance of balanced motivation in learning

Luis’s parents took him to training every afternoon. It wasn’t that he particularly liked football, but that didn’t bother him either. He had a great time with his teammates, although sometimes the coach caught his attention because he said he was distracted and didn’t know anything. On Saturdays he played a game. He usually played …

Neuroeducation: neuroscience-based learning

Neuroeducation: neuroscience-based learning

In biology and neuropsychology laboratories, it is possible to study the functioning of basic mental processes: memory, decision-making, discrimination between different stimuli, etc. All of these psychological functions tell us about how our brain adapts to the environment and allows us to learn from our experiences. But … what if we researched how our brains …

The insecure child: causes, signs and symptoms

The insecure child: causes, signs and symptoms

We are immersed in our environment. From an early age, we interact with it by producing a continuous reciprocal transaction, So the slightest mismatch can lead to anxiety in response, as a rebalancing mechanism, or to some degree of somatization in the form of indisposition, difficulty falling asleep, and other psychophysiological effects. The insecure child …

Children of genius: what they are, their characteristics and examples

Children of genius: what they are, their characteristics and examples

Every now and then, we hear of specific cases of children with great cognitive abilities, capable of great feats that not only surpass those of their peers, but even those that an average adult would be capable of. Some of them have since come to do great works throughout their lives, and have been classified …

Children are made to live, not to be competitive

Children are made to live, not to be competitive

Parents who direct their children to a multitude of school activities, hours devoted to homework that are swallowed up in the middle of the afternoon, the need to bring out their children in some of the hobbies to which we push them … Children have their own seizures and complications, but it seems that from …

At what age do we acquire the ability to maintain attention?

At what age do we acquire the ability to maintain attention?

Many parents worry about their children’s ability to care for them at a young age. At the very least, they see that they don’t constantly listen to the father when he tells them a story, plays a toy or does their homework, many parents put themselves in the worst of situations, fearing that their child …