Executive Function and Learning Outcomes: A Systematic Review

Raziyeh Bahri Roudposhti; Taqi Al Abdwani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 February 2024


  Executive functions of the brain as a suite of cognitive skills implemented to perform cognitive processes, especially during education, have been of great interest in recent years. Considering this issue, there has been a bulk of investigations on the role of executive function on academic achievement ...  Read More

Intelligence, Sapioemotionality, and Educational Impact: Perspectives from Afghan University Instructors

Ahmad Fawad Kakar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 March 2024


  This qualitative study aimed to investigate Afghan EFL instructors’ perspectives towards the elites’ personal and professional lives under the unstable socio-political situation of Afghanistan, and their impact on university students’ academic achievements. The data were collected through ...  Read More

Exploring Memory Systems: Types, Processes, and Implications for Learning and Teaching

Maryamsadat Tabatabaeian; Shahin Nematizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 April 2024


  Studies on memory have been around for more than a century now. Yet, there is no agreement on its definition and categorization. It seems that memory and learning are highly correlated, and teaching techniques can lead to memory enhancement as they can facilitate information storage and retention. While ...  Read More

Educating the Developing Mind – A Developmental Theory of Instruction by Andreas Demetriou et al. (2024), Routledge, ISBN 978-1-032-03475-1

Saba Hasanzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 April 2024


  This review looks at a book released by Routledge in 2024 that advocates for a thorough framework and educational approach by synthesizing the theories of Piaget, Bruner, and Vygotsky with empirical research on learning, cognitive growth, and intellectual capacities. It promotes a thorough framework ...  Read More

Active/passive Motivation and Teacher Emotions: A Mixed-Methods Study

Zahra Koohestanian; Tahereh Zamani Bahabadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 May 2024


  The present study, as a mixed-methods study, aimed to identify the possible predictors of teacher emotions in active/passive motivation components and analyze teachers’ reactions to the role of active/passive motivation in their teaching emotions. In doing so, a number of 145 EFL teachers participated ...  Read More