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The development and testing of a new version of the cognitive reflection test applying item response theory (irt).
The cognitive reflection test (CRT) is a short measure of a person's ability to resist intuitive response tendencies and to produce a normatively correct response, which is based on effortfulExpand
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The aim of this study was to investigate students’ achievement in introductory statistics courses taking into account the relationships between cognitive and noncognitive factors. It was hypothesisedExpand
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Assessing statistics attitudes among college students: Psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Survey of Attitudes toward Statistics (SATS)
Abstract The aim of the present research was to test the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Survey of Attitudes Toward Statistics (SATS) in order to acquire a valid instrument toExpand
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Hope Herth Index (HHI): a validation study in Italian patients with solid and hematological malignancies on active cancer treatment.
AIMS AND BACKGROUND Although hope is a widely used term, the experience of hope in patients with chronic or even life-threatening diseases is often disregarded due to the scarcity of carefullyExpand
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A model to explain at-risk/problem gambling among male and female adolescents: gender similarities and differences.
This study aimed at testing a model in which cognitive, dispositional, and social factors were integrated into a single perspective as predictors of gambling behavior. We also aimed at providingExpand
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Versatility and Addiction in Gaming: The Number of Video-Game Genres Played Is Associated with Pathological Gaming in Male Adolescents
This study tested the predictive power of gaming versatility (i.e., the number of video game genres engaged in) on game addiction in male adolescents, controlling for time spent on gaming. Expand
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The suitability of the South Oaks Gambling Screen-Revised for Adolescents (SOGS-RA) as a screening tool: IRT-based evidence.
The South Oaks Gambling Screen-Revised for Adolescents (SOGS-RA) is one of the most widely used measures of adolescent gambling. We aimed to provide evidence of its suitability as a screening toolExpand
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Prevention of Problematic Gambling Behavior Among Adolescents: Testing the Efficacy of an Integrative Intervention
This study aimed at testing the efficacy of an integrative intervention to prevent adolescent problem gambling acting on a multidimensional set of factors including gambling related knowledge andExpand
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Measuring math anxiety in Italian college and high school students: Validity, reliability and gender invariance of the Abbreviated Math Anxiety Scale (AMAS)
Abstract Given that the ability to manage numbers is essential in a modern society, mathematics anxiety – which has been demonstrated to have unfortunate consequences in terms of mastery of math –Expand
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Gambling-Related Distortions and Problem Gambling in Adolescents: A Model to Explain Mechanisms and Develop Interventions
Although a number of gambling preventive initiatives have been realized with adolescents, many of them have been developed in absence of a clear and explicitly described theoretical model. TheExpand
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