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Pratama, Ahmad R.; Scarlatos, Lori L. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2020
This article offers insights into the ownership and use of mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) among Indonesian middle and high school students. The study is based on primary data collected from a survey of 1,157 students at two middle schools and two high schools from two different regions in Indonesia. Data analysis includes multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Ownership, Computer Use
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Teng, Zhaojun; Nie, Qian; Guo, Cheng; Zhang, Qian; Liu, Yanling; Bushman, Brad J. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Although adolescents around the world play video games, little is known about their longitudinal effects on adolescents from Eastern countries. This large longitudinal violent video game study has 4 strengths. First, it is the first longitudinal study conducted with Chinese adolescents. Second, it examines moral disengagement as a possible…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Video Games, Violence
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Lennarz, Hannah K.; Hollenstein, Tom; Lichtwarck-Aschoff, Anna; Kuntsche, Emmanuel; Granic, Isabela – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Successful emotion regulation (ER) is a central aspect of psychosocial functioning and mental health and is thought to improve and be refined in adolescence. Past research on ER has mainly focused on one-time measurements of habitual ER. Linking regulatory strategies to emotions in daily lives is key to understanding adolescents' emotional lives.…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Middle School Students
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Jenkins, Lyndsay N.; Nickerson, Amanda B. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
The Bystander Intervention Model proposed by social psychologists Latané and Darley has been used to examine the actions of peer bystanders in bullying. The five-stage model consists of notice the event, interpret event as an emergency, accept responsibility for intervening, know how to intervene, and implement intervention decisions. The current…
Descriptors: Audiences, Intervention, Bullying, Role
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Strong, Carol; Chang, Ly-Yun – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
The experience of childhood family adversity may affect adolescent sexual behavior, yet the variation in the types of adversities is unknown. We analyzed data from the Taiwan Education Panel Survey. In 2007, 18,995 students aged 18 years retrospectively reported the age of first sexual activity and the experiences of childhood adversities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality
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Lim, Sun Ah; You, Sukkyung – Journal of Career Development, 2019
The purpose of this study was to identify the factors influencing adolescents' career development. Using three-wave longitudinal data (Seoul Education Longitudinal Study2010), we examined the direct and indirect effects of parents' support on career maturity, in addition to the mediating effect of self-esteem in the relationship between parents'…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, Vocational Maturity, Adolescents, Career Development
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Waber, Deborah P.; Boiselle, Ellen C.; Forbes, Peter W.; Girard, Jonathan M.; Sideridis, Georgios D. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Learning problems (LP) can have wider implications than the academic deficits per se. The goal of the present series of studies was to develop a reliable and valid quality-of-life measure targeted to children and adolescents with LP. In Study 1, using a 35-item questionnaire, we surveyed 151 parents/guardians of children referred for assessment of…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Children, Adolescents, Learning Problems
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Kulig, Teresa C.; Cullen, Francis T.; Wilcox, Pamela; Chouhy, Cecilia – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Self-control has provided a useful framework for understanding both offending behavior and victimization risk. As a theory of victimization, research has established that low self-control is directly related to victimization risk beyond a range of other factors. This finding raises the issue of whether other personality traits are associated with…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Victims, Violence, Adolescents
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Baek, Hyunin; Andreescu, Viviana; Rolfe, Shawn M. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This study examines the role played by a limited number of fear-of-crime correlates in structuring variations in fear of violent victimization expressed by a nationally representative sample of U.S. adolescents who participated in the 2013 National Crime Victimization Survey School Crime Supplement. Results show that both male and female…
Descriptors: Bullying, Fear, Victims, Adolescents
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Aliyev, Ramin; Gengec, Hilal – Journal of Education, 2019
To investigate the effects of resilience and cyberbullying on students' self-esteem, predictive correlational design was employed as a method of investigation. Data were collected from 580 ninth-grade students at Anatolian High Schools. Findings of the study demonstrated that as the resilience level increases, self-esteem level increases. Also, as…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Resilience (Psychology), Self Esteem
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Wray-Lake, Laura; Shubert, Jennifer – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Developmental theory posits that youth are civically engaged in different ways, patterns of civic development vary across individuals, and both stability and change in youth civic engagement can be influenced by experiences in context. Drawing on these notions, we used a longitudinal person-oriented approach to document stability and change in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Citizen Participation, Change, Classification
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van den Berg, Yvonne H. M.; Burk, William J.; Cillessen, Antonius H. N. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined associations between perceived popularity trajectories and changes in proactive and reactive aggression in middle adolescence. The sample included 1,374 adolescents from 5 cohorts who were followed from Grade 7 to Grade 9 (49% males, M[subscript age] = 12.67 years, SD = 0.67). Popularity trajectories were identified based on…
Descriptors: Aggression, Peer Acceptance, Adolescents, Change
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Cudjoe, Josephine; Sarfo, Jacob Owusu – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2019
The study explored the self-esteem levels of Junior High School students in Ghana. The researchers used designed classroom activities with local sociocultural themes to improve students' self-esteem levels. Also, we examined students' gender difference and association with their self-esteem scores. A total number of 40 students were selected using…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Junior High School Students, Foreign Countries, Experimental Groups
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Babarovic, Toni; Devic, Ivan; Burušic, Josip – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
This paper aims to explore middle school children's interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the context of Holland's model of vocational interests. The participants comprised 627 students aged 13 years, equally distributed by gender. The results showed that boys expressed stronger STEM interests than girls, with the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Student Interests, Middle School Students, Science Interests
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Chung, Sung Suk; Joung, Kyoung Hwa – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
The characteristics of and risk factors associated with binge drinking among South Korean and American adolescents were identified in this study. Data on adolescents in the 9th to 12th grades were extracted from two nationwide data sets: the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey System and the U.S. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Behavior, High School Students, National Surveys
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