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

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

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

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

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