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Ladd, Gary W. – Child Development, 2006
Findings yielded a comprehensive portrait of the predictive relations among children's aggressive or withdrawn behaviors, peer rejection, and psychological maladjustment across the 5-12 age period. Examination of peer rejection in different variable contexts and across repeated intervals throughout childhood revealed differences in the timing,…
Descriptors: Rejection (Psychology), Children, Child Psychology, Withdrawal (Psychology)
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Mostow, Allison J.; Izard, Carroll E.; Fine, Sarah; Trentacosta, Christopher J. – Child Development, 2002
This study examined a model of emotional, cognitive, and behavior predictors of peer acceptance in 201 early elementary school students. Findings indicated that social skills mediated the effect of emotion knowledge on same- and opposite-sex social preference. However, social skills and verbal ability were more strongly related to opposite-sex…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Children, Cognitive Development, Emotional Development
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DeFries, J. C.; Baker, Laura A. – Child Development, 1983
Data on reading-disabled and control probands (pairs matched for sex, age, and school district) and their families were subjected to a comprehensive longitudinal-familial path analysis. Covariance matrices were constructed from composite scores for reading performance and for coding and symbol processing speed, and maximum likelihood estimates of…
Descriptors: Children, Longitudinal Studies, Parent Influence, Path Analysis
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Brody, Gene H.; Flor, Douglas L.; Gibson, Nicole Morgan – Child Development, 1999
Traced links among family financial resource adequacy, maternal beliefs and behavior, developmental goals, and child outcomes in rural, single-parent African American families of 6- to 9-year-olds. Found that financial adequacy was linked with childrearing efficacy. Efficacy beliefs were linked with parenting practices indirectly through…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Beliefs, Black Family, Black Mothers
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Rose, Susan A.; Feldman, Judith F. – Child Development, 1997
Studied the extent to which memory and processing speed accounted for relations between infant information processing and childhood IQ. Found that the relationship of 7-month visual recognition memory and 1-year cross-modal transfer to 11-year IQ were reduced when statistically controlled for factors derived from these measures, suggesting that…
Descriptors: Children, Cognitive Processes, Encoding (Psychology), Infants
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Punamaki, Raija-Leena; Qouta, Samir; El Sarraj, Eyad – Child Development, 1997
Used path analysis to examine relations between trauma, perceived parenting, resources, political activity, and adjustment in Palestinian 11- and 12-year olds. Found that the more trauma experienced, the more negative parenting the children experienced, the more political activity they showed, and the more they suffered from adjustment problems.…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Child Behavior, Child Rearing, Childhood Attitudes