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Science, ideology and social research: Comments on an article by Chavarria (2011)
Ciencia, ideología e investigación social: comentarios sobre un artículo de Chavarría (2011)/Science, ideology and social research: Comments on an article by Chavarria (2011)
From the view of what Brown (2001) calls “Scientific Orthodoxy” three arguments stated by Chavarría (2001) in her introducing of the complexity paradigm are critically analyzed: 1. The modern scientific advances have ...
Psychometric properties of the Attributions About the Causes of Poverty Scale and the Attitudes Toward the Poor Scale
Propiedades psicométricas de las Escalas de Atribuciones sobre las Causas de la Pobreza y Actitudes hacia los Pobres
The aim of this study was to analyze the psychometric properties of the Attributions for Poverty Causes Scale and the Attitudes toward the Poor Scale (affective dimension) in the local context. The sample was composed by ...
Evidence of validity of the Scholastic Aptitude Test of the University of Costa Rica based on their internal structure
Evidencias de validez de la Prueba de Aptitud Académica de la Universidad de Costa Rica basadas en su estructura interna
The aim of this study is to find validity evidence in the Scholastic Aptitude Test (PAA; Spanish acronym) of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) based on its internal structure. The construct measuring of this test presents ...
Interference between reading and gustative perception: Stroop effect for words and anagrams
La lectura interfiere con la percepción gustativa: Efecto Stroop con palabras y anagramas
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the cross-modal interference between taste perception and linguistic representations. Taste stimuli, words and anagrams were employed. Results show that anagrams are processed faster ...
Rendimiento cognitivo de personas mayores que participan en grupos organizados en la provincia de San José
Cognitive performance of elder people participating in elder´s organized groups in San José
Since cognitive performance is a major determinant for the development of healthy aging processes and quality of life, the profiles of cognitive performance in executive functions and memory of 110 elders participating in ...
Face memory and emotional recognition: Theory, neural substrates and related pathologies
Memoria de rostros y reconocimiento emocional: generalidades teóricas, bases neurales y patologías asociadas
Face memory and emotional recognition are really important processes for contemporary psychology. Since Bruce and Young published their model of cognitive organization of face perception processes, in 1986, the knowledge about ...