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Lerner, Jacqueline V.; Wong, Caitlin Aymong; Weiner, Michelle B.; Johnson, Sara K. – Journal of Moral Education, 2021
Despite acknowledgment that character operates as a multi-faceted system of multiple attributes, few efforts have examined this system by investigating how character attributes may combine in profiles and how profiles are related to individual internal strengths and contextual assets. Using data from 552 adolescents from the Northeastern United…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Personality, Values Education, Profiles
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Séguin, Daniel G.; MacDonald, Beth – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
In the present study, the associations between emotion regulation, temperament, and the quality of social relationships in early childhood were investigated. Thirty-one grade-one students were the focus of the study. Teachers completed the "School Social Behavior Scale" [Merrell, K. W. (1993). Using behaviour-rating scales to assess…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Emotional Adjustment, Personality, Interpersonal Relationship
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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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Turkyilmaz, Mustafa – Education, 2015
This study aimed at investigating the relationship between reading attitude, personality, self-regulation and metacognitive awareness of reading strategies of secondary school students. In order to carry out the aim four scales were used to 419 high school students in Kirsehir province in Turkey. It was used Lisrel 8.80 and SPSS software to…
Descriptors: Reading, Reading Attitudes, Reading Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Blair, Clancy; Ursache, Alexandra; Vernon-Feagans, Lynne – Developmental Psychology, 2015
The relation of self-regulation measured prior to school entry to developing math and reading ability in prekindergarten through the second grade was examined in a prospective longitudinal sample of 1,292 children and families in predominantly rural and low-income communities in 2 regions of high poverty in the United States. Direct assessments of…
Descriptors: Self Control, Metacognition, Measures (Individuals), Family Characteristics
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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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Aviezer, Ora; Scher, Anat – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2013
The present research explored how mothers' own childhood experiences are linked to their perceptions of their children's sleep regulation. It focused on collective sleeping; a practice used in the past in the Israeli kibbutz, and used a quasi-experimental research design to examine whether mothers who were raised in collective sleeping…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Sleep, Foreign Countries, Separation Anxiety
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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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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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Rouis, Sana; Limayem, Moez; Salehi-Sangari, Esmail – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2011
Introduction: The paper provides a preliminary analysis of the effects of Facebook usage by undergraduate students at Lulea University of Technology in Sweden. The proposed research model tests the perceived effect of personality traits, self-regulation, and trust on students' achievements. Based on flow theory, the model suggests negative…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Trust (Psychology), Life Satisfaction
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Yeh, Yu-Chu; Li, Me-Lin – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2008
Based on Yeh's (2004) "Ecological Systems Model of Creativity Development", this study investigated the effects that age, the use of emotion regulation strategies, temperament, and exposure to creative drama instruction have on the development of creativity among preschool children. Participants were 116 4- to 6-year-old preschool children. This…
Descriptors: Drama, Creativity, Age Differences, Creativity Tests
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Lakey, Brian; Orehek, Edward – Psychological Review, 2011
Perceived support is consistently linked to good mental health, which is typically explained as resulting from objectively supportive actions that buffer stress. Yet this explanation has difficulty accounting for the often-observed main effects between support and mental health. Relational regulation theory (RRT) hypothesizes that main effects…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Mental Health, Social Support Groups, Stress Variables
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Davis, Deborah Winders; Harris, Ruby Carrie; Burns, Barbara M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2010
Even in the absence of major disabilities, children born prematurely are at high risk for academic delays and deficits. Research suggests that some differences in outcomes may relate to problems with self-regulation, especially attention regulation. Previous research has demonstrated that individual differences in attention regulation is…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Sensitivity Training, Personality, Birth
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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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Carlson, Stephanie M.; Wang, Tiffany S. – Cognitive Development, 2007
This research investigated the relation between individual differences in inhibitory control and emotion regulation. Preschool children (N=53) ages 4-6 (M=5; 0) were assessed on brief batteries of inhibitory control of prepotent responses and emotion regulation. Individual differences in inhibitory control were significantly correlated with…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Verbal Ability, Individual Differences, Self Control
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