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Pianta, Robert C.; Ansari, Arya – Educational Researcher, 2018
By tracking longitudinally a sample of American children (n = 1,097), this study examined the extent to which enrollment in private schools between kindergarten and ninth grade was related to students' academic, social, psychological, and attainment outcomes at age 15. Results from this investigation revealed that in unadjusted models, children…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Academic Achievement, Social Development, Psychological Patterns
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Hygen, Beate Wold; Belsky, Jay; Li, Zhi; Stenseng, Frode; Güzey, Ismail Cuneyt; Wichstrøm, Lars – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Prior research suggests that parenting affects children's relationships, including those with teachers, although there is variation across individuals in such effects. Given evidence suggesting that oxytocin may be particularly important for the quality of social relationships, we tested the hypotheses (a) that change in parenting from 4 to 6…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Genetics
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Waller, Rebecca; Dishion, Thomas J.; Shaw, Daniel S.; Gardner, Frances; Wilson, Melvin N.; Hyde, Luke W. – Developmental Psychology, 2016
Callous-unemotional (CU) behavior has been linked to behavior problems in children and adolescents. However, few studies have examined whether CU behavior in "early childhood" predicts behavior problems or CU behavior in "late childhood". This study examined whether indicators of CU behavior at ages 2-4 predicted aggression,…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems, Children
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Anderson, Sara; Leventhal, Tama; Dupéré, Véronique – Applied Developmental Science, 2014
Evidence points to associations between the socioeconomic composition of neighborhoods and children's and adolescents' development. A minimal amount of research, however, examines how timing of exposure to neighborhood socioeconomic conditions matters. This study used longitudinal data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Advantaged, Reading Achievement, Academic Achievement
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Georgiou, Stelios N.; Fanti, Kostas A. – Educational Psychology, 2014
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the existing transactional associations between mother-child conflict and the child's internalising and externalising problems. To this end, longitudinal data were used, covering ages 7-15. The sample consisted of 1,136 mothers and their children who participated in the National Institute of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Behavior Problems, Conflict
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Fanti, Kostas A.; Panayiotou, Georgia; Fanti, Savvas – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2013
The current study investigated the longitudinal transactional association among paternal and maternal depressive symptoms and child internalizing and externalizing difficulties. Data were collected on preschool- to adolescent-age youth via a total of six assessments. The sample (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD]…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Correlation
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Lund, Terese J.; Dearing, Eric – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2013
Community studies indicating that affluence has social-emotional consequences for youth have conflated family and neighborhood wealth. We examined adolescent boys' delinquency and adolescent girls' anxiety-depression as a function of family, neighborhood, and cumulative affluence in a sample that is primarily of European-American descent, but…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Risk, Adolescents, Neighborhoods
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Brennan, Lauretta M.; Shelleby, Elizabeth C.; Shaw, Daniel S.; Gardner, Frances; Dishion, Thomas J.; Wilson, Melvin – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
This project examined the hypothesis that the impact of the Family Check-Up on parent use of positive behavior support would indirectly improve academic achievement scores at school age. The study included a sample of 731 high-risk families recruited from Women, Infant, and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program settings in 3 geographically…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Improvement, Child Rearing, Young Children
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Crosnoe, Robert; Smith, Chelsea; Leventhal, Tama – Applied Developmental Science, 2015
Applying latent class and regression techniques to data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (n = 997), this study explored the potential academic advantages of time spent in out-of-school activities. Of particular interest was how these potential advantages played out in relation to the timing and duration of activity…
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Academic Achievement, High School Students, Low Income