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Estrada, Eduardo; Ferrer, Emilio; Shaywitz, Bennett A.; Holahan, John M.; Shaywitz, Sally E. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Identifying change at the individual level is an important goal for researchers, educators, and clinicians. We present a set of statistical procedures for identifying individuals who depart from a normative change. Using Latent Change Scores models (LCS), we illustrate how the Individual Likelihood computed from a statistical model for change…
Descriptors: Change, Children, Adolescents, Age Differences
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Anderson, Sara; Phillips, Deborah – Developmental Psychology, 2017
We employed data from a longitudinal investigation of over 1,000 children who participated in Tulsa's universal school-based pre-K program in 2005, and path modeling techniques, to examine the contribution of pre-K classroom quality to both kindergarten- and middle-school academic skills. We also examined gender and income-related differences in…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Kindergarten, Preschool Children, Young Children
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Sugimura, Niwako; Berry, Daniel; Troop-Gordon, Wendy; Rudolph, Karen D. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Research has established that long-term exposure to peer victimization is associated with higher levels of emotional and behavioral maladjustment. Yet, relatively little is known regarding predictors of stable versus declining victimization across extended periods of time. To fill this knowledge gap, the present study used latent growth curve…
Descriptors: Social Behavior, Bullying, Peer Relationship, Victims
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Laible, Deborah; Carlo, Gustavo; Davis, Alexandra N.; Karahuta, Erin – Developmental Psychology, 2016
Longitudinal links between early childhood temperament, maternal sensitivity, and adolescents' adjustment have been proposed and found in several longitudinal studies, but the mechanisms of influence have not been explored. The authors examined the paths from maternal sensitivity and temperament in early childhood to adolescents' prosocial,…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Prosocial Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, Delinquency
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Shell, Madelynn D.; Gazelle, Heidi; Faldowski, Richard A. – Developmental Psychology, 2014
Consistent with a Diathesis × Stress model, it was hypothesized that anxious solitude (individual vulnerability) and the middle school transition (environmental stress) would jointly predict peer exclusion and victimization trajectories. Youth (N = 688) were followed from 3rd through 7th grade, with the middle school transition in 6th grade.…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Anxiety, Stress Variables, Elementary School Students
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Hazel, Nicholas A.; Oppenheimer, Caroline W.; Technow, Jessica R.; Young, Jami F.; Hankin, Benjamin L. – Developmental Psychology, 2014
During the transition to adolescence, several developmental trends converge to increase the importance of peer relationships, the likelihood of peer-related stressors, and the experience of depressive symptoms. Simultaneously, there are significant changes in parent-child relationships. The current study sought to evaluate whether positive…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Peer Relationship, Stress Variables, Stress Management