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Salminen, Jenni; Pakarinen, Eija; Poikkeus, Anna-Maija; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina – Research Papers in Education, 2018
The present study extends research on classroom quality profiles by examining the differences between profiles with respect to children's development in pre-academic skills and motivation across the kindergarten year. Teacher-child interactions were observed in 49 Finnish kindergarten classrooms using the CLASS Pre-K instrument. Based on prior…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Skill Development, Academic Ability
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Petrides, K. V.; Sangareau, Yolanda; Furnham, Adrian; Frederickson, Norah – Social Development, 2006
Trait emotional intelligence ("trait EI" or "trait emotional self-efficacy") is a constellation of emotion"related self"perceptions and dispositions comprising the affective aspects of personality. The present study investigated the role of trait EI in children's peer relations at school. One hundred and sixty pupils (83 girls; mean age = 10.8…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Self Efficacy, Construct Validity, Peer Relationship
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Raby, June – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2014
As an artist, designer and cultural historian, my work is concerned with integrating thought with material creativity. By relating science to methodology and learning strategies, somatic, experiential awareness comes to the fore. New scientific evidence about our neural network enables us to return to the body of experience we already have;…
Descriptors: Creativity, Experiential Learning, Learning Theories, Neurology
Ferguson, Roberta C. – 1981
Dependence is a salient quality in both sexes, although it has been culturally more acceptable for women than for men to acknowledge and accept dependency. The conflict men experience with regard to dependency and the manifestations of such conflict in dependent adult behaviors were examined. Subjects were divided into a "most…
Descriptors: Androgyny, Behavioral Science Research, Cultural Influences, Emotional Development
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McCauley Ohannessian, Christine; Hesselbrock, Victor M.; Kramer, John; Kuperman, Samuel; Bucholz, Kathleen K.; Schuckit, Mark A.; Nurnberger, John I. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2005
The primary goal of this study was to examine the relationship between parental psychopathology (specifically, alcohol dependence and depression) and adolescent psychopathology, by the gender of the adolescent and the gender of the parent. The sample included 426 13- to 17-year-old adolescents and their parents. All participants were administered…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Genetics, Depression (Psychology), Adolescents
Loewenberg, Peter – J Higher Educ, 1969
Describes the domination-submission relationship between professors and students at the graduate level. Stresses the prevalence of transferences, which are "exacerbated by reality factors which infantilize the student and magnify the omnipotence of the teachers. This dependence is not conductive to creativity, maturity, and intellectual…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Emotional Adjustment, Graduate Study, Higher Education
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Alexander, Pamela C.; Tracy, Allison; Radek, Megan; Koverola, Catherine – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2009
Battered women's stages of change (SOCs) are examined in this study. First, confirmatory factor analysis and latent profile analysis were conducted on 754 battered women's responses on the Problems in Relationship Scale (Brown, 1998). Factor loadings were strong, and latent variable mixture modeling produces a two-class solution. Second,…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Females, Factor Analysis, Predictor Variables
Balsamo, Michael J. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Evidence suggests that parents who extensively use technology and have a high socioeconomic status (SES) may become overly involved with their elementary school-aged children's education and school-related activities, an involvement which can create a lasting dependence of the children on their parents. The literature indicates high…
Descriptors: Parents, Parent Participation, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students
Sachs, Brad E. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
In today's rapidly changing world and challenging economy, young adults increasingly find themselves at a crossroads between financial and emotional dependence and autonomy. Drawing on Dr. Sachs' extensive clinical experience and his illuminating discussion of the latest psychological research, "Emptying the Nest" will support parents in their…
Descriptors: Psychological Studies, Child Rearing, Young Adults, Family Relationship
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Fine, Gary Alan – American Journal of Play, 2014
Chess is a game of minds, bodies, and emotions. Most players recognize each of these as essential to playful competition, and all three are embedded in social relations. Thus chess, despite its reputation as a game of the mind, is not only a deeply thoughtful exercise, but also a test of physical endurance and strong emotions in its joys and…
Descriptors: Play, Games, Emotional Response, Psychological Patterns
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Rothman, Emily F.; Bazzi, Angela R.; Bair-Merritt, Megan – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2015
Background: Approximately 10% of U.S. high school-attending youth are physically abused by a dating partner each year. Many sequelae of dating violence have been documented, but the dating violence literature is lacking information about commercial sexual exploitation as a possible outcome of an abusive dating relationship. Conversely, scholarship…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Dating (Social), Violence, Sexual Abuse
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Jayalekshmi, N. B.; Dharma Raja, B. William – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2011
Early adolescence is a period of transition when the individual changes physically and psychologically from a child to an adult. This transition involves physical, cognitive and socio- emotional changes. The developmental changes that occur during this period cause varying degree of disturbance. The changes they undergo sometimes results in…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Family Environment, Behavior Development, Adolescent Development
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Ha, Jung-Hwa; Carr, Deborah; Utz, Rebecca L.; Nesse, Randolph – Journal of Family Issues, 2006
This study examines the ways that widowhood affects older adults' perceived exchange of support with their children, and whether exchange patterns differ by gender. Data are from the Changing Lives of Older Couples (CLOC), a prospective study of 1,532 married individuals age 65 years and older. Spousal loss increases older adults' dependence on…
Descriptors: Widowed, Gender Differences, Educational Attainment, Parent Child Relationship
Brar, S. – 1992
Social-emotional competence (SEC) is considered a measure of an individual's total effectiveness in dealing with the environment. To verify empirically whether SEC depends on the intelligence and social maturity of young children, a study of 40 preschool children was undertaken in India. A standardized intelligence test was administered to the…
Descriptors: Child Development, Comparative Analysis, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Bert, Shannon Carothers – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2011
This project assessed the influence of religiosity and spirituality on the socioemotional and behavioral adjustment of 110 adolescent mothers and their teenage offspring at age 14. Maternal religiosity, measured prenatally and when children were 3, 5, and 8 years of age, was defined as involvement in church as well as contact with and dependence…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mothers, Religion, Religious Factors
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