Advances in Applied Psychology
Articles Information
Advances in Applied Psychology, Vol.3, No.3, Sep. 2018, Pub. Date: Sep. 4, 2018
The Effectiveness of a Training Program Based on Mental Imagery Among Jordanian Students
Pages: 49-55 Views: 803 Downloads: 438
Authors
[01] Adnan Yousef Atoum, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan.
[02] Abdallah Mohammad Rizeq, UNRWA, Amman, Jordan.
Abstract
Research has focused on mental imagery and its relation to many psychological and educational factors. However, few studies focused on training students to improve their ability to manage mental imagery. The present study aimed at exploring the effectiveness of a training program based on Mental Imagery. A sample of 80 seventh grade Jordanian students were chosen and distributed randomly into the experimental and control groups. To achieve the objective of this study, the researchers had constructed a training program to develop students Mental Imagery. In addition, the researchers developed the Mental Imagery scale and obtained good validity and reliability indicators. The results showed that there was a significant statistical difference in the post-scores of all Mental Imagery domains in favor of the experimental group. In addition, there was no statistical difference between the post-scores and the delayed scores in the experimental group indicating the continuity of the effectiveness of the training program.
Keywords
Mental Imagery, Training Program, Jordan
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