Predrag Zarevski

Predrag Zarevski
University of Zagreb · Department of Psychology

PhD

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June 1979 - present
University of Zagreb
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Cilj je istraživanja provjeriti doprinos proaktivnosti i različitih pristupa učenju akademskom postignuću studenata. Nadalje, provjerava se i medijacijska uloga različitih pristupa učenju (dubinskog, površinskog i strateškog) u odnosu proaktivnosti i akademskog postignuća. Podaci su prikupljeni anketiranjem većeg prigodnog uzorka studenata diplomsk...
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The aim of this empirical research is to verify the contribution of proactivity and different learning approaches to students' academic achievement. Furthermore, it investigates the mediating role of different learning approaches (deep, surface and strategic) in the relationship between proactivity and academic achievement. Data was collected by su...
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Sixteen tones differing in frequencies from 80 to 4400 Hz were presented in random order 100 times each to five subjects for absolute identification. The amount of transmitted information (in bits) and the corresponding number of identified categories of pitch were determined on the basis of: (1) individual identification responses, represented by...
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Sixteen tones of the same loudness but of different frequencies (80 to 4,400 Hz) were presented 100 times each for absolute identification by 10 subjects divided into two experimental groups (Groups A and B). Group A was composed of subjects with “good” identification ability (preexperimental median transmission = 2.75 bits), and Group B, of subjec...
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Sixteen tones differing in frequencies from 80 Hz to 4,400 Hz were presented in random order 100 times each to 15 subjects divided in three experimental groups (5 subjects in each group) for absolute identification. Amount of transmitted information in identification responses and corresponding number of categories were determined on the basis of (...
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The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) has an important place within the process of education. Personal computers are present in numerous households, kindergartens, and almost all primary schools. Permanent education of parents, educators and teachers about the application of ICT has an important role in the process of children...
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There are various elements in designing e-teaching materials that could have an impact in raising the efficiency of e-learning. This paper is based on the experiments aiming to investigate whether there are certain positions on the monitor in which students are able to better perceive and/or remember e-teaching materials. Our research was carried o...
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Cognitive gender differences are analyzed in this paper. The article covers major studies from early 20th century to the most recent studies of meta-analyses. It is focused on those studies whose aim was to investigate the differences in the g factor and closer intelligence factors dependent on gender. Studies investigating the varying development...
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Cognitive gender differences are analyzed in this paper. The article covers major studies from early 20th century to the most recent studies of meta-analyses. It is focused on those studies whose aim was to investigate the differences in the g factor and closer intelligence factors dependent on gender. Studies investigating the varying development...
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The aim of this study was to investigate some cognitive differences in highly comparable (according to age, education and motivation) samples of female and male university graduates in Croatia. Female (N=280; age X = 26.59; SD = 2.84) and male participants (N=96; age X = 26.99; SD = 2.99) were university graduates in economics, law humanities and s...
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The questionnaire ITI-VIII (Kopić, Vranić & Zarevski, 2007.), examining the implicit theories of intelligence, was applied to the sample of 330 eighth-grade pupils. When describing the intelligent person they list characteristics that can be categorized as cognitive abilities (28%), practical intelligence (27%), interpersonal characteristics (18%),...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the differences in implicit theories of intelligence in 8-graders by using the combination of qualitative and quantitative methodology. These differences were explored with regard to students' gender and the size of their place of residence. A sample of 330 students filled in the questionnaire ITI-VIII (Kopi...
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Sažetak Lynn i Vanhaven (2002, 2006) iznijeli su hipotezu da je bogatstvo nacija poslje-dica razlika u prosječnoj inteligenciji stanovništva. U psihologiji je općeprihvaćena činjenica da inteligentnije osobe imaju veću vjerojatnost da će postići viši obrazovni stupanj, što dovodi, u prosjeku, i do boljih primanja. Je li ova analogija opravdana za s...
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Lynn and Vanhaven (2002, 2006) hypothesized that the wealth of nations is a consequence of differences in the average intelligence of the population. It is generally accepted in psychology that persons of higher intelligence will more likely achieve a higher level of education which, in turn, leads to higher earnings. Is this analogy justified in c...
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The correlation between intelligence and personality and academic success was examined on a sample of 3 year high school students from various high schools. The NEO-FFI was used to measure fi ve personality dimensions (Neuroticism, Extroversion, Openness to Experience, Agreeableness and Conscientiousness) and the D-48 intelligence test with a highly...
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The aim of the study was to evaluate dental fear in children with and without dental injuries in a randomly selected children in Croatia (59 girls and 88 boys). Children were divided into three groups depending on dental trauma experience. They were also divided into two age groups: 5-8 and 9-12 years. Only dental trauma to the permanent teeth was...
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Gender differences in general knowledge are reported for four studies of school students aged 15 and 18 years in Croatia (total n =4430) and the results compared with those obtained on college students in the United States and in Northern Ireland. The results are generally consistent across the three countries in finding that males had more knowled...
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Cilj istraživanja bio je provjeriti razlike u samopoimanju meñu srednjoškolcima različitog školskog uspjeha, spola i vrste škole koju pohañaju (gimnazija ili strukovna škola), te ispitati strukturu samopoimanja učenika različitog školskog uspjeha. Istraživanje je provedeno na 308 učenika (55,2% učenice) drugih razreda 4 zagrebačke srednje škole pro...
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Studies of accentuated drop in cognitive functioning of Parkinson's disease patients mostly use global intelligence measures that have a masking effect on differential drop in specific cognitive abilities. The goal of this study was to investigate the possible differential drop in different types of cognitive tasks. Applied tests tapped fluid and c...
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The construct of proactive personality has been used in a larger number of researches aiming to investigate various forms of organizational behaviour and the results of such behaviour. Crant (2000) refers to researches confirming the relation of proactive dimension and individual work and career success, leadership, organizational initiative, team...
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Five-factor model (Costa & McCrae, 1992) represents comprehensive framework for organizing individual differences into five broad dimensions: Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness to Experience, Agreeableness and Conscientiousness. Lower-level personality traits are expected to be correlated with these dimensions. The purpose of this study was to exp...
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AISS (Arnett, 1994) and Zuckerman's SSS scales were administered to 94 pairs of males between 17 and 47 yr of age (M = 29.6 yr) from Zagreb, capital of Croatia. Pairs were equivalent in age and education. The independent variable is the risk level of the sports they are engaged in (high risk sports were parachuting, diving, gliding, speleology and...
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Adolescence is the most critical period of our lives considering dating and development of shyness. The goal of this study was to establish prevalence and interrelationships among shyness, self-rated physical attractiveness and dating experience in Croatian female high-school graduates (N = 518) and university students (N = 387). Subjects were aske...
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The aim of this investigation was to examine the relations between self-reliance and some well-known personality traits such as sensation seeking, Eysenck's personality dimensions, shyness, Machiavellianism, as well as self rated physical attractiveness. The data, obtained on a sample of 150 male and 211 female university students, were analysed se...
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Whereas Thompson (Social Behaviour and Personality, 3, 111–115, 1975) reports that response inconsistency is not relevant for the validity of Eysenck's P scale, data presented by Burgess and Kilfedder (Fourth European Conference on Personality, 1988), Burgess and Higgins (Fifth European Conference on Personality, 1990a) and Burgess and Perera (Fift...
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The construct of proactive personality has been used in a larger number of researches aiming to investigate various forms of organizational behaviour and the results of such behaviour. Crant (2000) refers to researches confirming the relation of proactive dimension and individual work and career success, leadership, organizational initiative, team...
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The questionnaire ITI-VIII (Kopić, Vranić & Zarevski, 2007.), examining the implicit theories of intelligence, was applied to the sample of 330 eighth-grade pupils. When describing the intelligent person they list characteristics that can be categorized as cognitive abilities (28%), practical intelligence (27%), interpersonal characteristics (18%),...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the differences in implicit theories of intelligence in 8-graders by using the combination of qualitative and quantitative methodology. These differences were explored with regard to students’ gender and the size of their place of residence. A sample of 330 students fi lled in the questionnaire ITI-VIII (Kop...

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