Elisabetta SAGONE

Office: Via Biblioteca, 4-PALAZZO INGRASSIA, piano terra, stanza X
Email: esagone@unict.it
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Last update May, 2022

From 2002/03 to 2004/05: Ph.D. in Methods of Educational Processes - Department of Educational Processes of Catania. From 2007 to 2010: Senior researcher (M-PSI/01, M-PSI/04, M-PSI/05) Department of Educational Processes at University of Catania. From 31/12/2010 to today: Researcher in Developmental and Educational Psychology (M-PSI/04) Department of Educational Sciences, University of Catania. Reviewer for Health Psychology, Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, BMC Public Health, BMC Research Notes. Member Reviewers MIUR (2012-2014), Frontiers in Education and Frontiers in Psychology (2019, 2020). Teaching in Department of Educational Sciences, University of Catania: from A.A. 2012-13 to A.A. 2014-15: Scholastic psychology; from A.A. 2012-13 to A.A. 2015-16: Techniques of behavioral observation; from A.A. 2011-2012 to A.A. 2015-16: Life span psychology; A.A. 2010-2011: Life span psychology and education; from A.A. 2010-2011 to 2011-2012: Psychology of scholastic institution; A.A. 2009-2010: Psychology of thinking and creativity development; from A.A. 2006-2007 to 2010-2011: Psychology of educational institutions; A.A. 2006-2007: Applications of developmental psychology. From 2001 to 2008, she participated in Research Projects on ex 60% fundings. From 2001 to today she is guest speaker at national and international conferences.

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Areas of scientific research are as follows:
a) Prejudice and social stereotypes in life span.
b) Creativity and factors of personality.
c) Dimensions of parenthood from preadolescence to adult age.
d) Morale disengagement and self-efficacy.
e) Superstition and luck.
f) Resilience in adolescence.
g) Self-efficacy in adolescence and youth: life skills
h) Social attitudes towards seniores
i) Humor styles in life span.
l) Psychological weel-being in adolescence and adulthood.
m) Academic procrastination.

Component of ONSBI - Osservatorio Nazionale Salute e Benessere degli Insegnanti.


Reviewer for Italian “Psicologia della Salute” (Franco Angeli, Milano) 2012.

Reviewer for Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology (2014), Ammons Scientific - Psychological Reports (2014, 2015, 2016), International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (MDPI, 2018), and Frontiers in Psychology (2018).

Member Board of Reviewers MIUR (2012-2014) Bando PRIN 2015 and Reviewer SIR (2014).

From A.A. 2014-2015 to today: Delegate for tutoring in Department of Educational Sciences, University of Catania.

From A.A. 2014-15 to today: Teacher of Models of educational action for intellectual disabilities and generalized developmental disorders in TFA for students with special needs.

From A.A. 2006-07 to 2008-09: Teacher of “Plural identity  and risk of social disadvantage” in S.I.S.S.I.S., Catania.

A.A. 2006-2007: Teacher of Tecniques of interview and questionnaire in S.I.S.S.I.S., Catania.

A.A. 2005-2006: Teacher of Social psychology of education in S.I.S.S.I.S.,Catania.

A.A. 2006-2007: Teacher of Developmental and Educational Psychology in Special Course for abilitation to teaching (lex 143/2004), Catania.



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