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Bukowski, William M.; Castellanos, Melisa; Commisso, Melissa; Persram, Ryan; Lopez, Luz Stella – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Cultural and socioeconomic differences in children's perceptions of their peers as being typical members of the cis gender group were examined in a cross-sectional sample of 351 girls (N = 164) and boys from 19 fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms (M age = 11.5) in three primary schools in Montréal (N = 156) and two schools in Barranquilla.…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Cultural Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Student Attitudes
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Castellanos, Melisa; Saldarriaga, Lina; Lopez, Luz Stella; Bukowski, William M. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Evidence of cultural comparisons of gender-identity-measurement scales is scarce. The present study aims to assess the scalar invariance of two dimensions of a widely used gender identity scale (Egan and Perry's Multidimensional Gender Identity Inventory) across two cultural contexts. Fourth, sixth, and fifth graders from Barranquilla (Colombia)…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Gender Differences, Peer Relationship, Self Concept
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Endendijk, Joyce J.; Andrews, Naomi C. Z.; England, Dawn E.; Martin, Carol L. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
The current study examined emerging adults' gender identity and its link with several gender-related and social outcomes, by using a novel dual-identity approach that was originally developed in children. Dutch emerging adults between 18 and 25 years old (N = 318, M[subscript age] = 21.73, SD = 2.02; 51% female) indicated their similarity to the…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Young Adults, Sex Stereotypes, Friendship
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Salmela-Aro, Katariina; Read, Sanna; Minkkinen, Jaana; Kinnunen, Jaana M.; Rimpelä, Arja – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
The aim of this longitudinal study among 9223 students from grade 7 and grade 9 (age 13-14 and 15-16) was to assess whether immigrant status and gender are associated with the level and change (slope) in school burnout among lower secondary school students in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Ninety-seven percent of the variation in school burnout…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Secondary School Students, Burnout, Immigrants
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Eccles, Jacquelynne S.; Wang, Ming-Te – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2016
Drawing on Eccles' expectancy-value model of achievement-related choices, we examined the personal aptitudes and motivational beliefs at 12th grade that move individuals toward or away from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations at age 29. In the first set of analyses, occupational and lifestyle values, math ability…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Grade 12, Gender Differences, High School Students
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Yaban, E. Helin; Sayil, Melike; Tepe, Yeliz Kindap – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2014
The current study examined whether adolescent-parent discrepancies in the perception of psychological control are associated with adolescent maladjustment. The sample consisted of 552 Turkish adolescents attending high school and their parents. Half of the adolescents had similar scores to their parents, while the remaining half thought…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Parents, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Zwaan, Michiel; Dijkstra, Jan Kornelis; Veenstra, Rene – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2013
The moderating effects of three specific conditions (status hierarchy, attractiveness hierarchy and sex ratio) on the link between status (popularity) and physical and relational aggression were examined in a large sample of adolescent boys ("N" = 1,665) and girls ("N" = 1,637) ("M" age = 13.60). In line with the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Interpersonal Relationship, Social Status, Peer Relationship
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Barchia, Kirstin; Bussey, Kay – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2011
Despite wide recognition of the important role of student bystanders in influencing peer aggression in schools, little is currently known about what influences students to intervene in defense of peer aggression victims. This longitudinal study involving 1,167 primarily white adolescents (aged 12-15 years, 613 females) investigated the role of…
Descriptors: Aggression, Empathy, Predictor Variables, Peer Relationship
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Pulkkinen, Lea; Lyyra, Anna-Liisa; Kokko, Katja – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2011
The aim of this study was to investigate the role of social capital assessed in early adulthood in linking self-control in childhood with psychological and social functioning in middle age. Data collected at ages 8, 27, and 42 years were based on the Jyvaskyla Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (159 females, 177 males).…
Descriptors: Psychology, Social Networks, Social Capital, Social Development
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Kiuru, Noona; Leskinen, Esko; Nurmi, Jari-Erik; Salmela-Aro, Katariina – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2011
To examine whether learning difficulties play a role in depressive symptoms, 658 Finnish adolescents were asked to complete scales for depression three times during the transition to post-comprehensive education. They also reported on their learning difficulties and feelings of inadequacy as a student. The results showed that learning difficulties…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Adolescents
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Dodds, Agnes E.; Lawrence, Jeanette A.; Karantzas, Kellie; Brooker, Abi; Lin, Ying Han; Champness, Vivienne; Albert, Nadia – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2010
We examined self-descriptions of children of Somali refugee families in Australian primary schools, focusing on how children's school-related skills and needs relate to the interpretive frames of mainstream and ethnic cultures. Three groups of Grade 5 and 6 children (Somali, Disadvantaged, Advantaged) made choices among school-related skills, and…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Advantaged, Goodness of Fit, Grade 5
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van der Velden, Floor; Brugman, Daniel; Boom, Jan; Koops, Willem – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2010
This study addresses the longitudinal relationships between three kinds of moral cognitions--self-serving cognitive distortions, moral judgment, perception of community--and antisocial behavior in young adolescents. Aims were to gain insight in direct and indirect relationships, stability, and causality. The sample included 724 students (M age =…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Structural Equation Models, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Kiuru, Noona; Nurmi, Jari-Erik; Aunola, Kaisa; Salmela-Aro, Katariina – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2009
This study investigated whether the members of adolescents' peer groups are similar in terms of their school adjustment and whether this homogeneity varies according to peer group type and gender. A total of 1262 peer group members who had recently moved to post-comprehensive education filled in questionnaires measuring their academic achievement,…
Descriptors: Females, Academic Achievement, Peer Relationship, Adolescents
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Lee, Eunju – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2009
With 338 fifth-grade students as subjects, this study found the variations in the relation between school bullying and social preference as a function of gender and types of aggressive behavior utilized. Aggressive boys were likely to be rejected by peers, whereas aggressive girls were both rejected and accepted by peers. Children nominated…
Descriptors: Bullying, Aggression, Females, Grade 5
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Rodkin, Philip C.; Berger, Christian – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2008
This study asks whether bullies have higher social status than their victims. Social status was measured by social preference, popularity, and physical competence as perceived by children and teachers. A survey instrument was introduced to enable identification of specific victims associated with specific bullies. The sample was 508 fourth and…
Descriptors: Social Status, Sexual Harassment, Bullying, Grade 5
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