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Komolova, Masha; Pasupathi, Monisha; Wainryb, Cecilia; Lucas, Sarah – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
Children's and adolescents' narratives of interpersonal experiences can inform our understanding of developmental shifts in the use of personhood concepts. We present results from two studies ("n"s = 90, 112) with children aged five to 16 years. In the first study, children were asked to describe one positive and another negative…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Interpersonal Relationship, Story Telling
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Ksendzova, Masha; Donnelly, Grant E.; Howell, Ryan T. – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2017
Money management is essential for financial health, and more research is needed to better assess people's money management practices. Therefore, we factor-analyzed 205 scaled questions from previous money management measures to select the best items and examined their internal consistency and convergent validity. Our resulting 18-item Brief Money…
Descriptors: Money Management, Personality, Personality Measures, Debt (Financial)
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Rescorla, Leslie A.; Given, Courtney; Glynn, Siobhan; Ivanova, Masha Y.; Achenbach, Thomas M. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
This study tested international similarities and differences in scores on a scale comprising 12 items identified by international mental health experts as being very consistent with the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (5th ed.) category of autism spectrum disorder. Participants were 19,850 preschoolers in 24…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Preschool Children, Child Behavior
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Wainryb, Cecilia; Komolova, Masha; Brehl, Beverly – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2014
Although exclusion is commonly thought of as a form of relational or social aggression, it often reflects attempts at maintaining friendships, drawing group boundaries, and optimizing group functioning and can thus also be considered an inevitable feature of normative social interactions. This study examines the narrative accounts and judgments of…
Descriptors: Social Isolation, Barriers, Group Membership, Interpersonal Relationship
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Komolova, Masha; Wainryb, Cecilia – Social Development, 2011
This study examined how children reason about competing personal preferences. Seventy-two participants (mean ages 5 years 5 months, 10 years 4 months, and 17 years 7 months) considered three hypothetical scenarios in which a protagonist's personal preference was in conflict with her or his friend's personal preference. Scenarios varied in the…
Descriptors: Personality, Moral Values, Children, Peer Relationship
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Rescorla, Leslie A.; Ghassabian, Akhgar; Ivanova, Masha Y.; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Verhulst, Frank C.; Tiemeier, Henning – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Although the Child Behavior Checklist 1½-5's 12-item "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders"-Autism Spectrum Problems Scale (formerly called Pervasive Developmental Problems scale) has been used in several studies as an autism spectrum disorder screener, the base rate and stability of its items and its measurement model…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Check Lists, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Magzan, Masha – Online Submission, 2011
The critical organizational form in the information age is networking. This new organizational principle is manifested through the processes of internationalization and global academic cooperation which have become inevitable strategies for every higher education institution in order to be competitive in a global education market. The effective…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Global Education, Distance Education
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Krylova, Masha V.; Dryden, Robert P.; Perry, Raymond P.; Chipperfield, Judith G.; Hamm, Jeremy M.; Clifton, Rodney A.; Hladkyj, Steve; Parker, Patti C. – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2020
Considerable evidence shows that cell phone use (CPU) is detrimental to students' academic achievement. However, researchers have yet to consider whether or not perceived academic control (PAC) and anxiety can mediate this effect. In this two-semester study, we examined the role of PAC and learning-related anxiety in affecting the relationship…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy
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Bisconti, Silvia; Shulkin, Masha; Hu, Xiaosu; Basura, Gregory J.; Kileny, Paul R.; Kovelman, Ioulia – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2016
Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine how the brains of individuals with cochlear implants (CIs) respond to spoken language tasks that underlie successful language acquisition and processing. Method: During functional near-infrared spectroscopy imaging, CI recipients with hearing impairment (n = 10, mean age: 52.7 ± 17.3 years) and…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Deafness, Language Skills, Language Processing
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Parade, Stephanie H.; Dickstein, Susan; Schiller, Masha; Hayden, Lisa; Seifer, Ronald – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2015
The current study examined the stability of temperament over time. Observers and mothers rated child behavior at eight timepoints across three assessment waves (8, 15, and 30 months of age). Internal consistency reliability of aggregates of the eight observer reports and eight mother reports were high. When considering single timepoint…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Infants, Toddlers, Age Differences
Magzan, Masha; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela – Online Submission, 2009
Globalization and new technologies have opened up a global market for education pressuring many institutions to be internationalized. Within mainly descriptive mode of analysis, this study investigates how internationalization of higher education can be facilitated by the effective use of information and communication technologies. Reporting…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Information Technology
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Achenbach, Thomas M.; Rescorla, Leslie A.; Ivanova, Masha Y. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
Objectives: To review international findings on the prevalence of diagnosed disorders, generalizability of dimensional scales, and distributions of dimensional scores for school-age children and to address the conceptual and clinical issues raised by the findings. Method: A review of findings for interviews (Development and Well-Being Assessment,…
Descriptors: Epidemiology, Psychopathology, Children, Adolescents
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Seifer, Ronald; Dickstein, Susan; Parade, Stephanie; Hayden, Lisa C.; Magee, Karin Dodge; Schiller, Masha – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2014
Goodness of fit has been a key theoretical construct for understanding caregiver-child relationships. We developed an interview method to assess goodness of fit as a relationship construct, and employed this method in a longitudinal study of child temperament, family context, and attachment relationship formation. Goodness of fit at 4 and 8 months…
Descriptors: Mother Attitudes, Interviews, Goodness of Fit, Depression (Psychology)
Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Magzan, Masha; Juric, Visnja – Online Submission, 2009
Digital interaction in e-learning offers great opportunities for education quality improvement in both--the classical teaching combined with e-learning, and distance learning. Zagreb School of Economics & Management (ZSEM) is one of the few higher education institutions in Croatia that systematically uses e-learning in teaching. Systematically…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Computer Mediated Communication, Distance Education
Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Magzan, Masha; Juric, Visnja – Online Submission, 2009
The study focuses on the use of technology to design an electronic learning community for students. The importance of social experience in education and social participation through communication is examined through discussion boards of two different freshmen courses offered at Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM). Effectiveness and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Inquiry, Distance Education
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