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Moller, Signe J.; Tenenbaum, Harriet R. – Child Development, 2011
This study investigated 282 eight- to twelve-year-old Danish majority children's judgments and justifications of exclusion based on gender and ethnicity (i.e., Danish majority children and ethnic-minority children of a Muslim background). Children's judgments and reasoning varied with the perpetrator of the exclusion and the social identity of the…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Childhood Attitudes, Minority Group Children, Intergroup Relations
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Caldwell, Cleopatra Howard; Zimmerman, Marc A.; Bernat, Debra Hilkene; Sellers, Robert M.; Notaro, Paul C. – Child Development, 2002
This study investigated the role of racial identity and maternal support in reducing psychological distress among African American twelfth-graders. Results provided little support for a direct association between racial identity or maternal support and depressive symptoms and anxiety within a multivariate context. Influence of racial identity and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anxiety, Black Youth, Depression (Psychology)
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Yip, Tiffany; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Child Development, 2002
This study examined links among global ethnic identity and ethnic behaviors, ethnic identity salience, and psychological well-being among Chinese American adolescents. Analysis of daily diary entries over a 2-week period indicated a positive daily association between engagement in ethnic behaviors and ethnic salience, while links between ethnic…
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Age Differences, Chinese Americans
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Wagner, Laura; Greene-Havas, Maia; Gillespie, Rebecca – Child Development, 2010
For socially appropriate communication, speakers must command a variety of linguistic styles, or "registers", that vary according to social context and social relationships. This study examined preschool children's ability to use a speaker's register choice to infer the identity of their addressee. Four-year-olds could draw correct inferences…
Descriptors: Metalinguistics, Preschool Children, Interpersonal Communication, Social Environment
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Lagattuta, Kristin Hansen; Nucci, Larry; Bosacki, Sandra Leanne – Child Development, 2010
Four-, 5-, and 7-year-olds (N = 60) listened to vignettes featuring characters that wanted to do actions that conflicted with parental rules. Desires included behaviors associated with the personal domain: friend, activity, and clothing choice. Scenarios involving moral rules served as a comparison. Children predicted and explained characters'…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Age Differences, Children, Personal Autonomy
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Gieling, Maike; Thijs, Jochem; Verkuyten, Maykel – Child Development, 2010
Using social-cognitive domain theory and social identity theory, tolerance judgments of practices by Muslim actors among Dutch adolescents (12-17) were investigated. The findings for Study 1 (N = 180) demonstrated that participants evaluated 4 practices using different types of reasons: personal, social-conventional, and moral. In Study 2 (N =…
Descriptors: Muslims, Moral Issues, Cultural Pluralism, Public Support
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Priess, Heather A.; Lindberg, Sara M.; Hyde, Janet Shibley – Child Development, 2009
Gender intensification, an increased pressure for adolescents to conform to culturally sanctioned gender roles, has been posited as an explanation for the emergence of the gender difference in depression. This longitudinal study assessed whether 410 individuals became more stereotypical in their gender-role identity across adolescence and whether…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Sexual Identity, Gender Differences, Depression (Psychology)
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Pahl, Kerstin; Way, Niobe – Child Development, 2006
The current study modeled developmental trajectories of ethnic identity exploration and affirmation and belonging from middle to late adolescence (ages 15-18) and examined how these trajectories varied according to ethnicity, gender, immigrant status, and perceived level of discrimination. The sample consisted of 135 urban low-income Black and…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Late Adolescents
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Herman, Melissa – Child Development, 2004
This paper categorizes multiracial youth (N=1,496) ages 14 to 19 and compares them with each other and with monoracial youth on identity development measures. The multiracial categories used here are derived from youths' reports of their own and their parents' race(s). Comparisons are made within groups of multiracial respondents who make…
Descriptors: Race, Racial Distribution, Neighborhoods, Ethnicity
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Leaper, Campbell; Brown, Christia Spears – Child Development, 2008
This study investigated predictors of adolescent girls' experiences with sexism and feminism. Girls (N = 600; M = 15.1 years, range = 12-18), of varied socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, completed surveys of personal experiences with sexual harassment, academic sexism (regarding science, math, and computer technology), and athletics. Most girls…
Descriptors: Feminism, Sexual Harassment, Females, Sexual Identity
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Mondloch, Catherine J.; Thomson, Kendra – Child Development, 2008
Four-year-olds' sensitivity to differences among faces in the spacing of features was tested under 4 task conditions: judging distinctiveness when the external contour was visible and when it was occluded, simultaneous match-to-sample, and recognizing the face of a friend. In each task, the foil differed only in the spacing of features, and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Human Body, Child Development, Spatial Ability
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Rivas-Drake, Deborah; Witherspoon, Dawn – Child Development, 2013
This study examined the influence of earlier neighborhood experiences on trajectories of racial centrality and regard among Black youth. Data were drawn from a sample of Black 11-to 14-year-old youth (N = 718) in the Maryland Adolescent Development in Context Study, a data set that permits the examination of structural and subjective neighborhood…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Neighborhoods, African Americans, Early Adolescents
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Slaby, Ronald G.; Frey, Karin S. – Child Development, 1975
Developmental levels of gender identity in preschool children were investigated. (JMB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Identification (Psychology), Observational Learning, Preschool Education
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Apperly, Ian. A.; Williams, Emily; Williams, Joelle – Child Development, 2004
In 4 experiments 120 three-to four-year-old non readers were asked the identity of a symbolic representation as it appeared with different objects. Consistent with Bialystok (2000), many children judged the identity of written words to vary according to the object with which they appeared but few made such errors with recognizable pictures.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Preschool Children, Symbolic Learning, Pattern Recognition
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Achenbach, Thomas M.; Weisz, John R. – Child Development, 1975
The relationship among the Piagetian concepts of identity, seriation, and transitivity was explored with preschool subjects. (JMB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Memory, Preschool Education, Serial Ordering
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