Cyberbullying and Internet addiction among gifted adolescents

With the development of new technologies and digital forms of communication two new phenomena have begun to worry the scientific community: cyberbullying and internet addiction in youth. Online sites, where anonymity is easily preserved, has generated a space that hinders the detection and the control of harassment. Currently, there is an ongoing debate within the … Continue reading “Cyberbullying and Internet addiction among gifted adolescents”

PhD. Gina Conti-Ramsden and PhD. Kevin Durkin’s conferences on Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

The Faculty of Education of the Balearic Islands University (UIB), in collaboration with the Spanish Association of Speech Therapy, Phoniatrics and Audiology (AELFA) and the Institut de Recerca i Innovació Educativa (IRIE), have organized two conferences with leading researchers in the field of DLD: PhD. Gina Conti-Ramsden (5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.) and PhD. Kevin … Continue reading “PhD. Gina Conti-Ramsden and PhD. Kevin Durkin’s conferences on Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)”

Members of I+DEL collaborate as guest editors in a renowned international journal’s special issue on executive control and emotion regulation and we want to invite you to share your work in it

The members of the research group I+DEL, from the Balearic Islands University (UIB), Daniel Adrover Roig, Eva Aguilar Mediavilla i Raúl López Penadés have been invited to take part as guest editors on the special issue “Executive Control and Emotion Regulation in children, adolescents, and young adults” from the prestigious International Journal of Environmental Research … Continue reading “Members of I+DEL collaborate as guest editors in a renowned international journal’s special issue on executive control and emotion regulation and we want to invite you to share your work in it”

Family as a protective factor against possible maladjustment that may derive from Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)

DLD is characterized by a delay in the correct acquisition of language in absence of any other cause or disorder that could explain such delay. Besides that, individuals with DLD can develop adjustment problems at socioemotional, behavioral and scholar level due to the linguistic difficulties they experience in their daily life. The research team I+DEL … Continue reading “Family as a protective factor against possible maladjustment that may derive from Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)”

English digital press diffuses the results obtained by the research group I+DEL

The Economist, one of the most internationally prestigious weekly journal, and The Local, a digital newspaper aimed at English speakers who reside in Spain, publish two articles on the benefits of being bilingual. Both journalistic houses, taking the publications of the research team I+DEL from the Balearic Islands University (UIB) as reference, reflect on the … Continue reading “English digital press diffuses the results obtained by the research group I+DEL”

English translation of “Little by little”, a collection of progressive reading tales

Little by little is a didactic collection of twenty-one tales that, throughout different stories, intends to accompany children in the learning process of reading. The author, Ramón Bassa i Martín, organizes the content in such a manner that as difficulty progressively increases the learning of children is reinforced, and the different graphical symbols of the … Continue reading “English translation of “Little by little”, a collection of progressive reading tales”

Voluntarily switching between languages is good for the brain

The I+DEL group at the UIB publishes three studies on the relationship between bilingualism and cognition  During the past decades, several studies have found evidences that support the concept labeled ‘bilingual advantage’. This concept refers to the supposed benefits that speaking two languages in daily life can have on the cognitive abilities needed in order … Continue reading “Voluntarily switching between languages is good for the brain”