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Breik, Wisam Darwiesh; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Gifted Education International, 2019
This study examines differences in coping strategies (CSs) in relation to gifted status, gender, and family size. Two hundred gifted adolescents were selected from gifted schools, and 1000 non-gifted adolescents were selected from ordinary schools. One-way multivariate analysis of variance produced significant differences among the subjects in…
Descriptors: Coping, Comparative Analysis, Gifted, Family Size
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Mustapha, Muhammad Ali; Wali, Yagana S.; Abulfathi, Fatihi A. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2019
This paper deals with the impact of family size on children's literacy development in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council, Borno state, Nigeria. Two research designs were used for this study. They are descriptive and correlation. The population of the study comprised of entire residents of Zajeri Area, Maiduguri. Total number of ten families were…
Descriptors: Family Size, Emergent Literacy, Children, Literacy Education
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Liu, Duo; Li, Hong; Wong, Kwok Shing Richard – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2017
In the present study, the mediating roles of syllable awareness, orthographic knowledge, and vocabulary skills and the moderating role of morpheme family size in the association between morphological awareness and Chinese character reading were investigated with 176┬ásecond-grade Hong Kong Chinese children. In the path analyses, the results…
Descriptors: Role, Morphology (Languages), Metalinguistics, Correlation
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Sakirudeen, Abisola Oladeni – Research in Pedagogy, 2018
This study was carried out to investigate family dynamics and parenting problems of secondary school students in Uyo Metropolis of Akwa Ibom State. Three research questions and three null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The survey design was adopted for the study. The population of 7412 students (2016/2017 academic session) with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Relationship, Child Rearing, Secondary School Students
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Black, Sandra E.; Devereux, Paul J.; Salvanes, Kjell G. – Journal of Human Resources, 2010
This paper uses Norwegian data to estimate the effect of family size on IQ scores of men. Instrumental variables (IV) estimates using sex composition as an instrument show no significant negative effect of family size; however, IV estimates using twins imply that family size has a negative effect on IQ scores. Our results suggest that the effect…
Descriptors: Family Size, Intelligence Quotient, Males, Family Structure
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Perdijk, Kors; Schreuder, Robert; Baayen, R. Harald; Verhoeven, Ludo – British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
Dutch children, from the second and fourth grade of primary school, were each given a visual lexical decision test on 210 Dutch monomorphemic words. After removing words not recognized by a majority of the younger group, (lexical) decisions were analysed by mixed-model regression methods to see whether morphological Family Size influenced decision…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Grade 2, Cognitive Processes, Indo European Languages
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Qaisy, Lama M.; Darwish, Muna A. Abu – World Journal of Education, 2018
The study aimed to investigate the relationship between Alexithymia (Alex) and attachment styles, gender, family size, parent's level of education among a randomly selected sample of (392)undergraduate students (136 male, 256 female), at Al-Hussein Bin Talal University. To achieve the objectives of this study, the twenty-item Toronto Alexithymia…
Descriptors: Correlation, Emotional Problems, Attachment Behavior, Undergraduate Students
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Beyersmann, Elisabeth; Grainger, Jonathan – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2018
Recent research investigating embedded stem priming effects with the masked priming paradigm and pseudoword primes (e.g., "quickify"--"quick") has shown that priming effects can be obtained even when the embedded target word is followed by a non-morphological ending (e.g., "quickald"--"quick"). Here we…
Descriptors: Morphemes, Morphology (Languages), Language Processing, Semantics
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Aguero, Jorge M.; Marks, Mindy S. – Journal of Human Resources, 2011
We introduce a new instrument for family size, infertility, to investigate the causal relationship between children and female labor force participation. Infertility mimics an experiment where nature assigns an upper bound for family size, independent of a woman's background. This new instrument allows us to investigate the differential labor…
Descriptors: Mothers, Employed Women, Labor Supply, Developing Nations
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Irandoust, Manuchehr – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2017
Is the way that individuals make risky financial choices, or tradeoffs over time, related to demographic characteristics? This article attempts to examine whether there is a link between demographic variables, risk aversion, and impatience using a randomly drawn sample of the population in Sweden. Based on a proportional odds model, the findings…
Descriptors: Risk, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Age Differences
Black, Sandra E.; Devereux, Paul J.; Salvanes, Kjell G. – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2007
How do families influence the ability of children? Cognitive skills have been shown to be a strong predictor of educational attainment and future labor market success; as a result, understanding the determinants of cognitive skills can lead to a better understanding of children's long run outcomes. This paper uses a large dataset on the male…
Descriptors: Siblings, Family Size, Family Characteristics, Educational Attainment
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Liu, Dongfang; Ku, Heng-Yu; Morgan, Thomas Lee – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
The condition of poverty is pervasive worldwide and is multifaceted in its ability to have a deleterious generational impact. Although China has greatly reduced the proportion of people living in abject poverty over the past three decades, there are still millions of families living in extreme poverty. This study investigated the influences of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Environment, Socioeconomic Status, Academic Achievement
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Heaton, Tim B.; Darkwah, Akosua – Journal of Family Issues, 2011
This research examines trends in a broad set of reproductive and marital behaviors in Ghana, focusing on religious group differences. These comparisons provide evidence of how family trends are constrained by religious identity in a less developed country. Three waves of the Ghana Demographic and Health Surveys are used to track trends in the age…
Descriptors: Marital Instability, Marital Status, Family Size, Family Structure
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Uy, Chin; Manalo, Ronaldo A.; Cabauatan, Ronaldo R. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2015
In the Philippines, students seeking admission to a university are usually required to meet certain entrance requirements, including passing the entrance examinations with questions on IQ and English, mathematics, and science. This paper aims to determine the factors that affect the performance of entrants into business programmes in high-stakes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Entrance Examinations, Business Administration Education, High Stakes Tests
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Desoete, Annemie – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2008
Introduction: For decades birth order and gender differences have attracted research attention. Method: Birth order, family size and gender, and the relationship with arithmetic achievement is studied among 1152 elementary school children (540 girls, 612 boys) in Flanders. Children were matched on socioeconomic status of the parents and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Family Size, Birth Order, Mental Computation
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