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Miklikowska, Marta – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Although research has shown the effects of empathy manipulations on prejudice, little is known about the long-term relation between empathy and prejudice development, the direction of effects, and the relative effects of cognitive and affective aspects of empathy. Moreover, research has not examined within-person processes; hence, its practical…
Descriptors: Empathy, Social Bias, Racial Bias, Immigrants
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Marsh, Herbert W.; Pekrun, Reinhard; Murayama, Kou; Arens, A. Katrin; Parker, Philip D.; Guo, Jiesi; Dicke, Theresa – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Our newly proposed integrated academic self-concept model integrates 3 major theories of academic self-concept formation and developmental perspectives into a unified conceptual and methodological framework. Relations among math self-concept (MSC), school grades, test scores, and school-level contextual effects over 6 years, from the end of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Skills
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Yu, Jing; Cheah, Charissa S. L.; Hart, Craig H.; Yang, Chongming – Developmental Psychology, 2018
The goals of this study were to examine: (a) bidirectional associations between maternal parenting (physical punishment and guilt induction) and Chinese American preschool children's psychosocial adjustment and (b) the role of maternal cultural orientation and child temperament in moderating parenting effects. Participants were Chinese American…
Descriptors: Inhibition, Self Control, Mothers, Acculturation
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Strand, Paul S.; Downs, Andrew – Developmental Psychology, 2018
We investigated the role of sociocultural (between-groups) and individual (within-group) factors on the development of preschoolers' resource-allocation preferences. We tested claims of the "joint impact hypothesis" of social values development that social-emotional understanding skills would predict the transition from simpler…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Hispanic American Students, English, Spanish
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Browne, Dillon T.; Wade, Mark; Plamondon, Andre; Leckie, George; Perlman, Michal; Madigan, Sheri; Jenkins, Jennifer M. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
The present study examined the effects of socioeconomic status (SES) and sibling differences in birth weight on sibling differences in the receipt of maternal sensitivity (i.e., differential parenting). It was hypothesized that sibling differences in birth weight would predict "absolute" differential parenting across the sibship (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Children, Context Effect, Siblings, Body Weight
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Ouellette, Gene; Sénéchal, Monique – Developmental Psychology, 2017
In this study we evaluated whether the sophistication of children's invented spellings in kindergarten was predictive of subsequent reading and spelling in Grade 1, while also considering the influence of well-known precursors. Children in their first year of schooling (mean age = 66 months; N = 171) were assessed on measures of oral vocabulary,…
Descriptors: Invented Spelling, Kindergarten, Predictor Variables, Reading Ability
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Streit, Cara; Carlo, Gustavo; Ispa, Jean M.; Palermo, Francisco – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The present study examined the early parenting and temperament determinants of children's antisocial and positive behaviors in a low-income, diverse ethno-racial sample. Participants were from the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project, which included 960 European American (initial M age = 15.00 months; 51.2% female) and 880 African…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Behavior Problems, Emotional Response, African Americans
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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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Ray, James V.; Frick, Paul J.; Thornton, Laura C.; Wall Myers, Tina D.; Steinberg, Laurence; Cauffman, Elizabeth – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Research has only recently begun to examine how callous-unemotional (CU) traits interact with contextual factors to predict delinquent behavior. The current study attempts to explain the well-established link between CU traits and offending by testing the potential mediating and moderating roles of 2 critical contextual factors: peer delinquency…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Males, Delinquency, Peer Influence
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Berzenski, Sara R.; Yates, Tuppett M. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The ability to recognize and label emotions serves as a building block by which children make sense of the world and learn how to interact with social partners. However, the timing and salience of influences on emotion recognition development are not fully understood. Path analyses evaluated the contributions of parenting and child narrative…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Cognitive Ability, Emotional Development, Emotional Response
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Hu, Alison W.; Zhou, Xiang; Lee, Richard M. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The relationship between ethnic socialization by parents, peers, and ethnic identity development was examined over a 7-year time span in a sample of 116 internationally adopted Korean American adolescents. Parent report data was collected in 2007 (Time 1 [T1]) when the adopted child was between 7 and 13 years old and again in 2014 at ages 13 to 20…
Descriptors: Korean Americans, Adolescents, Adoption, Socialization
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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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Betsch, Tilmann; Lehmann, Anne; Lindow, Stefanie; Lang, Anna; Schoemann, Martin – Developmental Psychology, 2016
Adaptive decision making in probabilistic environments requires individuals to use probabilities as weights in predecisional information searches and/or when making subsequent choices. Within a child-friendly computerized environment (Mousekids), we tracked 205 children's (105 children 5-6 years of age and 100 children 9-10 years of age) and 103…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Children, Adults, Decision Making
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Swingler, Margaret M.; Perry, Nicole B.; Calkins, Susan D.; Bell, Martha Ann – Developmental Psychology, 2017
We apply a biopsychosocial conceptualization to attention development in the 1st year and examine the role of neurophysiological and social processes on the development of early attention processes. We tested whether maternal behavior measured during 2 mother-child interaction tasks when infants (N = 388) were 5 months predicted infant medial…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Infants, Neurology
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Ball, Courtney L.; Smetana, Judith G.; Sturge-Apple, Melissa L.; Suor, Jennifer H.; Skibo, Michael A. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Associations among moral judgments, neighborhood risk, and maternal discipline were examined in 118 socioeconomically diverse preschoolers (M[subscript age] = 41.84 months, SD = 1.42). Children rated the severity and punishment deserved for 6 prototypical moral transgressions entailing physical and psychological harm and unfairness. They also…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Preschool Children, Discipline, Decision Making
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