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Eisenberg, Nancy; Sulik, Michael J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2012
In this article, the authors review basic conceptual issues in research on children's emotion-related self-regulation, including the differentiation between self-regulation that is effortful and voluntary and control-related processes that are less amenable to effortful control. In addition, the authors summarize what researchers know about…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Self Control, Teaching Methods, Emotional Response
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Zalewski, Maureen; Lengua, Liliana J.; Wilson, Anna C.; Trancik, Anika; Bazinet, Alissa – Child Development, 2011
The longitudinal relations of emotion regulation profiles to temperament and adjustment in a community sample of preadolescents (N = 196, 8-11 years at Time 1) were investigated using person-oriented latent profile analysis (LPA). Temperament, emotion regulation, and adjustment were measured at 3 different time points, with each time point…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Preadolescents, Personality, Profiles
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Dollar, Jessica M.; Stifter, Cynthia A. – Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 2012
The primary aims of the current study were to longitudinally examine the direct relationship between children's temperamental surgency and social behaviors as well as the moderating role of children's emotion regulation. A total of 90 4.5-year-old children participated in a laboratory visit where children's temperamental surgency was rated by…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Laboratories, Grade 1
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Carlo, Gustavo; Crockett, Lisa J.; Wolff, Jennifer M.; Beal, Sarah J. – Social Development, 2012
This study was designed to examine the roles of emotional reactivity, self-regulation, and pubertal timing in prosocial behaviors during adolescence. Participants were 850 sixth graders (50 percent female, mean age = 11.03, standard deviation = 0.17) who were followed up at the age of 15. In hierarchical regression models, measures of emotional…
Descriptors: Self Management, Adolescents, Puberty, Parent Child Relationship
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Braungart-Rieker, Julia M.; Hill-Soderlund, Ashley L.; Karrass, Jan – Developmental Psychology, 2010
Two goals guided this study: (a) describe changes in infant fear and anger reactivity from 4 to 16 months and (b) examine the degree to which infant temperament, attentional regulation, and maternal sensitivity predict reactivity trajectories. Participants included 143 mothers and infants (57% male) who visited the laboratory at 4, 8, 12, and 16…
Descriptors: Mothers, Infants, Infant Behavior, Personality
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Maria A. Gartstein,; Slobodskaya, Helena R.; Kirchhoff, Cornelia; Putnam, Samuel P. – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2013
The present study was designed to examine cross-cultural differences in longitudinal links between infant temperament toddler behavior problems in the U.S. (N= 250) and Russia (N= 129). Profiles of risk/protective temperament factors varied across the two countries, with fewer significant temperament effects observed for the Russian, relative to…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Behavior Problems, Risk, Regression (Statistics)
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Magiolino, Lavinia Lopes Salomao; Smolka, Ana Luiza Bustamante – Mind, Culture, and Activity, 2013
In this article, we discuss contributions from contemporary authors toward understanding a complex topic: human emotions. We comment on these authors' ideas and describe their ways of talking about emotions in relation to language, consciousness, meaning, and psychological instruments. After considering the distinct contributions of these authors,…
Descriptors: Psychology, Emotional Response, Correlation, Semiotics
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Lewis, Marc D.; Todd, Rebecca M. – Cognitive Development, 2007
To speak of cognitive regulation versus emotion regulation may be misleading. However, some forms of regulation are carried out by executive processes, subject to voluntary control, while others are carried out by "automatic" processes that are far more primitive. Both sets of processes are in constant interaction, and that interaction gives rise…
Descriptors: Children, Personality, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Metacognition
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Crowell, Sheila E.; Beauchaine, Theodore P.; Hsiao, Ray C.; Vasilev, Christina A.; Yaptangco, Mona; Linehan, Marsha M.; McCauley, Elizabeth – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2012
Self-inflicted injury (SII) in adolescence marks heightened risk for suicide attempts, completed suicide, and adult psychopathology. Although several studies have revealed elevated rates of depression among adolescents who self injure, no one has compared adolescent self injury with adolescent depression on biological, self-, and informant-report…
Descriptors: Self Destructive Behavior, Personality Problems, Females, Injuries
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Rueda, M. Rosario; Rothbart, Mary K. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2009
Temperament refers to individual differences in two broad aspects of behavior: (1) emotional, motor, and attentional reactivity and (2) self-regulatory processes that modulate such reactivity. These individual differences are grounded in people's constitution and influence both stress reactions and patterns of coping. In this chapter, we examine…
Descriptors: Intervention, Personality, Coping, Individual Differences
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Dennis, Tracy – Developmental Psychology, 2006
This study examined whether child temperamental approach reactivity moderated the association between 2 factors, parenting and child control capacities and child emotional self-regulation. Participants (N=113) were 3- and 4-year-olds (M=48 months, SD=5.78) and their mothers. Emotional self-regulation was measured as observed persistence and…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Play, Parent Child Relationship, Preschool Children
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Nock, Matthew K.; Wedig, Michelle M.; Holmberg, Elizabeth B.; Hooley, Jill M. – Behavior Therapy, 2008
Prior research has examined the relations between various facets of emotion and psychopathology, with a great deal of recent work highlighting the importance of emotion regulation strategies. Much less attention has been given to the examination of emotion reactivity. This study reports on the development and evaluation of the Emotion Reactivity…
Descriptors: Validity, Inhibition, Psychopathology, Young Adults
Blair, Clancy – 2003
Self-regulation of behavior generally refers to controlled, cognitive monitoring of the actions and steps required to obtain a goal, or to bring about a desired response from the environment. Age-related changes in self-regulation as well as individual differences at a given age or developmental stage play fundamental roles in shaping children's…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Early Childhood Education
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Stansbury, Kathy; Gunnar, Megan R. – Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 1994
This essay argues that the activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) system does not appear to be related to emotion regulation processes in children, although individual differences in emotion processes related to negative emotion temperaments appear to be associated with individual differences in HPA reactivity among normally…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Behavior Problems, Biological Influences, Child Behavior
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Eisenberg, Nancy; Wentzel, N. Michelle; Harris, Jerry D. – School Psychology Review, 1998
Discusses research on the role of individual differences in emotionality and regulation in empathy-related responding (sympathy and personal distress). Links sympathy to intense emotionality and high regulation. Empathy-related responding is better predicted by a combination of emotionality and regulation than by either separately. Examples are…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Emotional Response, Empathy, Literature Reviews
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