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Yu, Kai; Martin, Andrew J.; Hou, Yuxue; Osborn, Justin; Zhan, Xi – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2019
The present study sought to extend prior research in the Chinese context by examining the role of demographic and socioeconomic factors in middle school students' motivation, engagement, academic buoyancy, and adaptability. A total of 2,434 middle school students (aged 11-15¬†years) in China participated in the study. For demographic factors,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Student Adjustment, Middle School Students
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Teng, Zhaojun; Nie, Qian; Guo, Cheng; Zhang, Qian; Liu, Yanling; Bushman, Brad J. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Although adolescents around the world play video games, little is known about their longitudinal effects on adolescents from Eastern countries. This large longitudinal violent video game study has 4 strengths. First, it is the first longitudinal study conducted with Chinese adolescents. Second, it examines moral disengagement as a possible…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Video Games, Violence
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Baoyan, Yang; Minggang, Wan – Chinese Education & Society, 2015
This paper uses survey data from educational tracking upon graduation from middle schools in Q County, Gansu Province, and explores the mechanism in which the level of father's education and economic capital affect academic performance. The study finds that the academic performance of male students is significantly higher than that of female…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Fathers, Parent Background