Marek Urban

Marek Urban
Charles University in Prague | CUNI · Department of Psychology and Life Sciences

PhD.

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Introduction
Assistant professor with background in qualitative and quantitative research methodology, currently focusing on motivational and metacognitive components of self-regulation in context of creative behavior.

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Publications (25)
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Accurate self-evaluation leads to better regulation of learning and better performance in elementary school children and acts as a predictor of future academic success. The present study investigates the conditions under which preschoolers’ self-evaluation accuracy can be enhanced. In the empirical research, 111 children were assigned to one of fou...
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The unskilled and unaware effect occurs when low‐performing individuals overestimate their performance, while high performers underestimate it. The aim of the present study was to examine an occurrence of the unskilled and unaware effect in a self‐assessment of creative performance, linking this phenomenon to creative metacognition (CMC) research....
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The relationship between metacognition and intrinsic motivation and the relationship between intrinsic motivation and creativity are well established in the current research. However, little is known about the role of metacognition in extrinsic motivation and the results of correlational analyses between metacognition and creative outcomes are ofte...
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Metacognition and motivation are considered key facets of self‐regulation in various contexts. Recent studies identified a link between metacognition and creative performance, with metacognitively aware students performing more creatively and exhibiting higher levels of intrinsic and identified extrinsic motivation. The present study aims to examin...
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Implementing new school reforms in school practice is extremely challenging mostly because of teacher resistance to change, or uncertainty, fear, or nostalgia for the previous curriculum. Since 2016 a new preschool curriculum including a new early literacy curriculum has been in force in Slovakia. The aim of the study is to assess how well teachers...
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Visual literacy is a learned set of skills allowing appropriate encoding and decoding of visual messages. After an examination of different visual literacy models, the following chapter introduces the perspective of self-regulated learning (SRL) towards acquiring and fostering visual literacy skills in a classroom context. Six SRL lessons are then...
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"Pun(k)tum: Artworld and theories to understand it" offers an introduction to the art theories important for professionals in cultural production, such as art critics, museum curators, art gallery managers or people who would like to buy, sell or collect art on a professional level. The book is organized into chapters, each covering a separate aest...
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In recent years, authorship in Slovak cinema has formed the subject of several qualitative studies. In art films, these identified authorship in the person of the sole director and, in commercial films, they attributed it to the whole crew. This study aims to examine these findings from the quantitative perspective of digital humanities, especially...
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Vzdelávacia oblasť Jazyk a komunikácia v ŠVP (2016) je postavená na koncepcii rozvoja gramotnosti v jazykovo (gramotne) podnetnom prostredí. Takéto prostredie sa vyznačuje tým, že dieťa sa prirodzene oboznamuje s písanou rečou a získava potrebné skúsenosti, vedomosti a schopnosti cez čítanie textov rôznych žánrov a následnú prácu s textom. Kapitola...
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Preschool children are generally inaccurate at evaluating past and predicting future performance. The present study examines the effect of performance feedback on the accuracy of preschoolers' predictive judgments and tests whether performance feedback acts as an anchor for postdictive judgments. In Experiment 1, preschool children (n = 40) solved...
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The aim of the present study is to monitor the effectiveness of a new conception of early literacy curriculum (in force since September 2016) which provides-unlike the previous one-a wide range of purposeful literacy practices and literacy events. The study compares graduates of previous early childhood literacy curriculum (tested in June 2016) wit...
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Artworld is a social universe of individuals and institutions related to art: artists, art-critics and curators, art-schools, galleries, grant agencies and organizations with an interest in creation, exhibition, reception or marketing of art. Research of the Artworld is therefore different from research of art itself. We do not focus on artworks as...
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Príspevok približuje diskusiu o otázkach predškolských prediktorov vývinu gramotnosti, ktorá poukazuje na to, že prediktívna validita ukazovateľov fonematického uvedomovania (ďalej FU) je viazaná najmä na bazálne úrovne procesu čítania v počiatočnom štádiu osvojovania si písanej reči. Vo vzťahu k vyšším úrovniam procesu čítania v neskorších etapách...
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Objectives: The aim of the study is to investigate reading comprehension and metacomprehension as they occur in preschool age in relation to sociocultural environment of the family, in comparison with traditional predictors of beginning reading acquisition represented by several indicators of phonological awareness. Participants and setting: A gro...
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Social isolation and the loss of control associated with the COVID-19 lockdown led to elevated levels of perceived stress in many countries. The present study examines the effectiveness of 13 different coping strategies (SVF-78) and the personality trait grit (Grit-S) on perceptions of stress (PSS-10) in 438 participants (362 women, Mage = 33.45 ye...
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Specific language impairment (SLI; developmental dysphasia) is a language disorder in which a child has delayed linguistic abilities but no hearing impairment or other developmental delay. The aim of the present study is to describe the cognitive profile in the SON-R2½-7 test battery of children with developmental dysphasia aged 2 and half to 7 yea...
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The free association method is often employed in marketing research to investigate perceptions of a particular product or brand in different socio-cultural groups of customers. In our research, international and domestic students produced free associations in response to photographs of outdoor billboards from two different locations in one city (ci...
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Abstrakt: Kapitola predstavuje koncept vnútornej motivácie a vysvetľuje výhody vnútorne motivovaného správania v školskom, pracovnom a osobnom kontexte. Vychádzajúc z teórie sebaurčenia kapitola popisuje podmienky vzniku vnútornej motivácie, teda naplnenie základných psychologických potrieb autonómie, kompetencie a spolupatričnosti v prostredí, kto...
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This article reports findings from a qualitative thematic analysis of 142 Slovak theatre reviews published from 2000 to 2017 about 25 Holocaust dramas staged in Slovakia. Until 2015, most Holocaust dramas employed the “Brechtian” estrangement effect, but since the beginning of 2015, Slovak theatre has shifted towards the use of realistic representa...
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The self-regulated learning (SRL) emphasizes an autonomy and a control over student’s learning and as such, SRL depends on the metacognitive abilities of the learner. Metacognitive knowledge allows choosing a proper strategy in order to reach a learning goal of the student. Metacognitive regulation is important for the implementation of this strate...
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Higher fluid intelligence leads to better accuracy in metacognitive monitoring, but in school-age this influence is moderated by the child’s development and education. The goal of the study is to examine the interaction between fluid intelligence and performance feedback or calibration feedback on monitoring accuracy in 88 preschool children. The c...
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Book explores narratives of the origin of Slovak cinematography and several social representations influencing communities of Slovak cinematography (such as belonging for originality, social criticism of the film, the disrespect for television and many others). However, a main theme of the book is the development of identity of the auteur in studen...
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The present study analyses the social representation of women and men in ten contemporary Slovak musical films aimed at children (Spievankovo, Fíha-tralala, Smejko a Tanculienka). An analysis of the internal and external features attributed to “men”, “women”, “boys”, and “girls” has revealed, in line with previous research, that men are associated...
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The submitted study describes the documentary film as a historical narrative that carries within it problems documented by historians such as Paul Veyne and Hayden White. It argues on behalf of the thesis that a documentary film in itself does not classify historical clues according to historical truth but according to a selected purpose (e.g. desp...

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Historical, aesthetic and institutional development of Slovak cinematography after the year 1989.