Emotions and Success in Education: From Apathy to Transpathy

Reza Pishghadam; Shima Ebrahimi; Ali Rajabi Esterabadi; Amin Parsae

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2023, , Pages 1-16


  Following the introduction of the concepts of apathy, sympathy, empathy, metapathy, and their correspondence with emotioncy, the present study aimed to present the concept of transpathy, and its respective type of concern, transvolvement, as the highest level of concern about others. Additionally, it ...  Read More

Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Willingness to Communicate, Sensory Motivation and Language Achievement: A Case of Iraqi Learners

Huda Hamad Almijbilee

Volume 1, Issue 2 , November 2023, , Pages 1-16


  Considering that neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is a vital approach to foreign language teaching, this study aims to explore the correlation between NLP and other factors that can influence this domain, namely, second language willingness to communicate (L2WTC), sensory motivation, and foreign language ...  Read More

How Does the Brain Support Theory of Mind in Children? An EEG/ERP Review

Nasim Boustani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2023, , Pages 17-28


  In the present review, the nature of children’s ability to understand others’ mental states is described. Incremental developments in the theory of mind (ToM) during childhood are elaborated by reviewing electroencephalography (EEG) and event-related potential (ERP) components, latency, topography, ...  Read More

Transpathy and the Relational Affect of Social Justice in Refugee Education

Mir Abdullah Miri

Volume 1, Issue 2 , November 2023, , Pages 17-32


  Using the “levels of concern” lens, this position paper presents guiding principles that articulate the relationship between social justice and refugee education. The paper offers a commentary on the contemporary theory and practice of refugee education through the lens of emotioncy. The ...  Read More

Developing Students’ Critical Thinking Skills through Contextual Teaching and Learning

Kawita Sarwari; Ahmad Fawad Kakar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2023, , Pages 29-42


  This study explored instructors’ attitudes toward developing EFL students’ critical thinking (CT) skills through contextualized teaching and learning. It specifically investigated instructors’ experiences of the challenges as well as strategies for implementing contextual teaching and ...  Read More

Mapping out Postmethod Pedagogy Within a Brain-Based Learning Framework

Hamid Khosravany Fard; Seyed Mohammad Reza Amirian

Volume 1, Issue 2 , November 2023, , Pages 33-46


  Given the importance of the macrostrategic framework (Kumaravadivelu, 2003, MSF)- as an offshoot of postmethod pedagogy- and also the growing body of research related to the brain functions in the educational systems, this study aims at mapping out MSF in light of brain-based learning framework (BBLF) ...  Read More

Teachers’ Stroking Behavior in Anxiety, Willingness to Communicate, and Achievement

Fatemeh Shirzadeh; Haniyeh Jajarmi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2023, , Pages 43-57


  Acknowledging the crucial role of teacher attention and performance in students’ learning success, this study investigated the interrelationships of teacher stroke, foreign language classroom anxiety (FLCA), L2 willingness to communicate (WTC), and English language achievement (ELA) among Iranian ...  Read More

Conceptions of Intelligence, Teaching Motivation and Teacher Creativity: A Mixed-Methods Study

Javad Mohammadi; Ghasem Modarresi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , November 2023, , Pages 47-58


  The present study, adopting a mixed-methods design, mainly aimed at 1) examining the significant relationship between conceptions of intelligence, teaching motivation, and teacher creativity, 2) determining the best predictor of teacher creativity in conceptions of intelligence and teaching motivation ...  Read More

Multisensory Learning and Vocabulary Retention: An Emotioncy-Based Study with the Stroop Task

Nasim Bahari; Younos Dost Mohammadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , May 2023, , Pages 58-76


  The present study aimed to examine the impact of multisensory learning based on the emotioncy model, namely audio-visual and discovery learning of vocabulary on EFL learners. In doing so, 60 participants were selected from Iranian English learners. To compare the vocabulary knowledge of the instructed ...  Read More

A Systematic Review of Language Aptitude and Proficiency: EEG and ERP Measurements

Zahra Ashofteh; Raziyeh Bahri Roudposhti; Elmira Farkhondehfal

Volume 1, Issue 2 , November 2023, , Pages 59-69


  How to evaluate and predict the degrees of language aptitude and language proficiency is one of the controversial issues in the world of second language learning. To address this matter, the use of clinical devices such as EEG (electroencephalogram) and ERP (Event-related potential) has recently been ...  Read More