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Shen, Yishan; Kim, Su Yeong; Wang, Yijie – Child Development, 2016
This longitudinal study examined the influence of parents' educational attitudes on adolescents' educational attitudes and identified antecedents (i.e., parent education, family income, and parent acculturation), consequences (i.e., academic achievement and engagement), and a potential moderator (i.e., adolescent acculturation) of the transmission…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Parent Attitudes, Adolescents, Educational Attitudes
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Gershoff, Elizabeth T.; Lansford, Jennifer E.; Sexton, Holly R.; Davis-Kean, Pamela; Sameroff, Arnold J. – Child Development, 2012
This study examined whether the longitudinal links between mothers' use of spanking and children's externalizing behaviors are moderated by family race/ethnicity, as would be predicted by cultural normativeness theory, once mean differences in frequency of use are controlled. A nationally representative sample of White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Longitudinal Studies, Mothers, Discipline
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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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Baker, Laura A.; And Others – Child Development, 1983
Measures of general cognitive ability in one- and two-year-old adopted and nonadopted infants and their parents were subjected to path analysis to estimate the contribution of genetic and environmental factors to short-term stability of mental ability. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Cognitive Ability, Family Influence, Infants
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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