The Role of HEXACO Personality Traits in Predicting the Speaking Ability of Male and Female EFL Learners

Masomeh Hanafi; Akbar Afghari; Mansour Koosha

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, Pages 7-17

  This study investigated the predictive role of HEXACO personality traits (honesty-humility, emotionality, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience) in the speaking performance of Iranian EFL learners, as well as the role of gender in the relationship between HEXACO personality ...  Read More

The Effect of Forehead Cortex Electric Current Stimulation on Inhibitory Control and Working Memory in Children with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

Sondos Kashani Khatib; Simin Bashardoust; Shokoofeh Radfar; Malek Mirhashemi

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, Pages 19-26

  This study aimed at determining the effect of forehead cortex electric current stimulation on inhibitory control and working memory in people with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), using TDCS device. The method used was quasi-experimental research with pretest-posttest control group ...  Read More

Effect of Observational Expert and Beginner Model on Learning of Basketball Free Throw: The Role of Imagination Capability

Saleh Rafiee; MohammadVahid MehrPour; Ali Kashi

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, Pages 27-35

  The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of observational expert and beginner model on learning basketball free throw skill in those with different levels of imagination capability. For this purpose, 30 students with high imagination capability and 30 students with low imagination capability ...  Read More

The Prevalence of Vocabulary Learning Strategies among Iranian EFL Students

Mohammad Abbasnejad; Negar Kamali

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, Pages 37-45

  Learning vocabulary has always been a major concern for language learners. The current research was implemented to find out the kinds of Vocabulary Learning Strategies (popular, somehow popular, and unpopular) in Schmitt’s new taxonomy (DET, SOC, COG, MEM, MET) used by English-major students. Fifty ...  Read More

The Relationship between Personality Traits and Vocabulary Learning Strategies

Parisa Farrokh; Zeinab Jalili Kalengestani

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, Pages 47-53

  This study examined the possible relationship between Iranian female intermediate EFL learners' personality traits and their vocabulary learning strategies. The participants in this study were 90 female intermediate English language learners. To make sure of their homogeneity, all the participants sat ...  Read More

The Role of Working Memory (WM) in Fluency, Accuracy and Complexity of Argumentative Texts Produced by Iranian EFL Learners

Omid Mallahi

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, Pages 55-65

  The present study intended to examine the relationship between working memory (WM) and writing performance of a group of Iranian EFL learners and to explore whether learners with different working memory levels perform differently on the fluency, accuracy and complexity of texts produced or not. The ...  Read More

Comparing the Effects of Physical, Cognitive and Combined Rehabilitation on the Improvement of Working Memory and Cognitive Flexibility of the Elderlyy

Amir Dana

Volume 2, Issue 5 , May 2019, Pages 67-77

  The present study aimed to compare the effects of physical, cognitive and combined rehabilitation on improving working memory and cognitive flexibility of the elderly living in the nursing home. This quasi-experimental study was carried out with a pretest-posttest design in four groups with the control ...  Read More