Sebastian Vaida

Sebastian Vaida
Babeş-Bolyai University | UBB · Department of Psychology

PhD Researcher

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Additional affiliations
October 2006 - July 2009
Babeş-Bolyai University
Position
  • Quality Ensurance in Romanian Universities
Description
  • Team member in the project “Quality Assurance in Romanian Universities”, CNCSIS research grant No. 1374 / 2006 (coordinated by PhD Prof. Adrian Opre), Faculty of Psychology
October 2006 - July 2008
Babeş-Bolyai University
Position
  • Neurocognitive and Developmental Analysis of Anxiety
Description
  • Project Manager of "Neurocognitive and Developmental Analysis of Anxiety", coordinated by PhD Prof. Mircea Miclea, Faculty of Psychology, Babes-Bolyai University
October 2006 - July 2008
Babeş-Bolyai University
Position
  • The Efficacy of Psychotherapy versus non-stimulative Medication in ADHD Children aged 6-11
Description
  • Team member in the project "The Efficacy of Psychotherapy versus non-stimulative Medication in ADHD Children aged 6-11", coordinator PhD Prof. Daniel David, Faculty of Psychology, Babes-Bolyai University
Education
October 2009 - October 2012
Babeş-Bolyai University
Field of study
  • Psychology
October 2004 - July 2005
October 2003 - July 2004
Babeş-Bolyai University
Field of study
  • Clinical Psychology

Publications

Publications (30)
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Visual technologies such as AR (Augmented Reality), VR (Virtual Reality), or MR (Mixed Reality) show an increase in popularity in the educational field. In addition to the fact that they can significantly improve the transfer of information in education, they can turn lessons into more interesting and interactive activities. Among these technologie...
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Această carte există pentru a-i sprijini pe cei care se ocupă de dezvoltarea competențelor socio-emoționale proprii și ale celor pe care doresc să îi ajute să evolueze. Indiferent că lucrează cu copii de grădiniță, școală, liceu ori facultate, sau chiar în organizații naționale și multinaționale. Toți oamenii au nevoie, într-un moment sau altul al...
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The current pandemic due to the COVID-19 virus has caught the entire world by surprise, on all aspects of life, from economic and work-related ones to education and online communication. Psychological health issues are not an exception to this rule, as people have been forced to either stay indoors during lockdown periods, or completely change thei...
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Cognitive and behavioral interventions are widely used in dealing with anxiety problems. Many musicians face high anxiety levels when they have to perform in front of an audience, thus requiring efficient interventions. Studies investigating interventions for music performance anxiety (MPA) are highly heterogeneous, making it difficult to implement...
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The middle years' age is a period of changes and challenges, due to physical growth and motor skill development, cognitive development, and socio-emotional development (Harold & Hay, 2005). Cognitive development refers to how a person thinks and perceives his or her world through the action of genetic and learned factors. During middle childhood, c...
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The Social Emotional Competences Scale (Seal et al., 2011) resides in a combination of emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and competences development. Within this scale, social emotional competences development refers to an increased ability of emotional knowledge and an enhance of social behavior, intended to achieve better results in a...
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Managing responsibilities in a limited time and using cognitive resources in an efficient way, to maximize performance, are a set of, not only desirable, but also necessary skills in our current society. The studies that assess these skills for different age groups and educational levels support this need. Thus, we propose, based on the support of...
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Group Development is one of the most important cornerstones of social life. It dictates how our work and social circles develop and influences the relationships in our lives, and in turn, these relationships dictate the levels of satisfaction we report in our lives. Teamwork is also important in our experiences as it is strongly related to group de...
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Death is a concept studied from ancient times by all major areas, from literature and art, to philosophy and psychology. In this research, we analyze the way Socrates, the famous Greek philosopher, negotiates the idea of death, through his own death. We approached this, because the ancient philosopher was put in this situation when he was sent...
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This theoretical study analyzes the differences between traditional and online education, exploring the importance of developing socio-emotional skills in education. Online education, compared to traditional education, requires the development of new skills from both students and teachers. Due to the increase in the number of students who choose to...
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Ever since ancient times, education has been a topic of interest for many civilizations. Seen as a means of progress, education was the main focus for some countries like Finland, and almost ignored by others. In the last decade, a new term has appeared in regard to education: adaptive learning. Used almost ubiquitous, the term has gained fame due...
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The present article aims to analyse the onto genetic evolution of stress and coping, from the first mentioning till present time. An analysis of the leap that the two terms have known allows us to have a critical vision of the best approach, bringing new perspectives and research fields. With this analysis, we aim to begin a program for training s...
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The present article aims to analyze the ontogenetic evolution of stress and coping, two widely concepts in psychology. The analysis is done from the first conceptualizations till present time. An analysis of the leap that the two terms have known allows us to have a critical vision of the best approach, bringing new perspectives and research fields...
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Kenny Music Performance Anxiety Inventory (K-MPAI) is one of the most widely used instruments in the research of music performance anxiety. The aim of this study was to investigate the factor structure of the Romanian version of K-MPAI. A sample of 420 (aged 18–66, M = 24.46, SD = 7.36; 48% women and 52% men) musicians completed the K-MPAI. Explora...
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Dental fear and anxiety can be seen in all ages, affecting kids, adolescents, young people and elderly at the same time. It can be caused by several factors such as negative traumas from childhood, personality traits, negative stories, comorbidities, clinic design or perception of pain. Certain smells from the dental clinic, sounds like the turbine...
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Working in an environment that feels safe is one of the most important aspects when studying performant teams. Team or group members must trust each other while working together on various tasks. This trust is gained over time, after successfully passing through all phases of team development. In this theoretical paper, we discussed the concept of...
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One method to define a concept is to extract its definitions from multiple studies and models. In the present study, we used this qualitative approach to define the concept of social-emotional development in young adults, with all its facets. Based on specific keywords, we found over 400 articles concerning these concepts and, with specific cri...
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In this research, we intended to measure the efficiency of a condensed form of YourSELF , as a program for the development of social-emotional competences of young working adults. The research hypothesis was that implementing a program on personal development called YourSELF , will bring significant differences in the development of the social-emot...
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Well-being conceptualized as life satisfaction, presence of positive effect and absence of negative effect, begins to be of greater importance in our times along with the benefits that it brings to health and longevity, work and income, social relationships and also its benefits on the societal level. Results from other studies show a link between...
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For the past 25 years, emotional intelligence has been one of the most analyzed concepts in social sciences. The approach is on the border between the academic research and the business-organizational area. The concept first appeared almost three decades ago and made the headline in tenths of thousands of books and articles. Nevertheless, in this m...
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For the past 25 years, emotional intelligence has been one of the most analyzed concepts in social sciences. The approach is on the border between the academic research and the business-organizational area. The concept first appeared almost three decades ago and made the headline in tenths of thousands of books and articles. Nevertheless, in this m...
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This paper provides a cross-validation study of the Social Emotional Competence Inventory (SECD-I) from English to Romanian. The intent was to determine if the SECDI-I measure retained adequate internal validity after translation. Results suggest that the translated measure, called the Competenţe Socio Emoţionale scale, is a valid instrument for ev...
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Ever since ancient times, emotions have been studied and intrigued the scientists. In this article, we set out to see how perspectives upon the concept of emotions have changed over time and according to each approach. We briefly discuss about two major Greek philosophers, Plato and Aristotles, move on to more recent times with Descartes and Darwin...
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Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is one of the best approaches to teaching students the skills needed to better adapt to life and develop on a personal and professional level. Your-SELF is an abbreviation for “Your Social Emotional Learning Facilitator” and represents a social-emotional learning program based on the Rational Emotive Behavior Theory...
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Subjective well-being (SWB) is ‘a broad category of phenomena that includes people’s emotional responses, domain satisfactions and global judgments of life satisfaction’ (Diener et al., 1999). Although this concept is extensively used in relation to young people, there is still significant ambiguity around the definition, and only a few studies inv...
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During the last five decades, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) (Ellis, 1955) clearly revealed its efficiency and flexibility beyond the clinical settings. An adapted form of the clinical model in educational environment is the Rational Emotive Behavior Education (REBE). By its structure and strategies, REBE strongly emphasizes the prophylac...
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The main tenet of the Expressive Writing procedure is that by disclosing stress related emotions and thoughts in writing, one may experience improved physical and psychological health. The main purpose of the present study was to investigate the differentiated effect of two Expressive Writing tasks on female freshmen: the classic task and the class...

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