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Losinski, Mickey; Cook, Katie; Hirsch, Shanna; Sanders, Sara – Behavioral Disorders, 2017
In the past decade, the number of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has steadily increased. A common characteristic of ASD is the presence of stereotypical behaviors (e.g., hand flapping, echolalia), which some have suggested may be associated with heightened arousal and/or anxiety. The purpose of this study is to compare…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Behavior Problems, Therapy
Lee, Sharon – Online Submission, 2011
While many would agree that music affects us, details of the effects of music on intellectual, psychological, physiological, social, and physical processes of humans are not common knowledge. Recent studies have shown that the use of music can enhance or detract from the completion of many tasks, including eating, sleeping, exercising, driving,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, National Standards, Interpersonal Relationship
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Madsen, Clifford K. – Music Educators Journal, 2011
One challenge for music educators is to find techniques to help students "listen across time" to the examples they are assigned to study and to stay focused on a piece as they listen. Measurement tools to assess music listening have a long history, ranging from very simple to very complex, and very dated to very recent. This article traces the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Music Teachers, Theory Practice Relationship
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Yazdkhasti, Fariba; Harizuka, Susumu – School Psychology International, 2006
In order to examine the effects of children's temperament and its interaction with children's perceptions of their mother's acceptance and rejection in relation to self-reported anxiety and teacher-reported school behaviour problems, 160 children, aged 8 to 11 years, were evaluated by teachers, mothers and themselves. Findings showed that…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Rejection (Psychology), Mothers, Anxiety