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Sikiö, Riitta; Siekkinen, Martti; Holopainen, Leena; Silinskas, Gintautas; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the role of mothers' (language minority mothers, LM, n = 49, and Finnish-speaking mothers, MP, n = 368) parenting styles and maternal help with their children's homework in the children's (mean age 11.43 years) literacy skills at fourth grade in Finland. In addition, the moderating effect of a child's gender on…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parenting Styles, Homework, Parent Child Relationship
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Dai, Qian; Lim, Ai Keow; Xu, Qiu Jie – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Relations between maternal mind-mindedness, parenting stress and obstetric history were investigated in a Chinese sample of 96 mother-infant dyads (M[subscript infants' age] = 15.95 months, M[subscript maternal age] = 30 years). Parenting stress and obstetric history were assessed through questionnaires while mind-mindedness was observed through…
Descriptors: Mothers, Metacognition, Infants, Parent Child Relationship
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Stright, Anne Dopkins; Yeo, Kim Lian – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2014
This study examined the roles of children's perceptions of maternal parenting styles (warmth, psychological control, and behavioral control) and maternal involvement in school-focused parenting practices (home-based involvement, home-school conferencing, and school-based involvement) predicting children's school achievement and conduct in…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parenting Styles, Parent Participation, Academic Achievement
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Lee, Min Kyung; Baker, Sara; Whitebread, David – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Background: Research on the relationships between parental factors and children's executive function (EF) has been conducted mainly in Western cultures. Aim: This study provides the first empirical test, in a non-Western context, of how maternal EF and parenting behaviours relate to child EF. Sample South Korean mothers and their preschool…
Descriptors: Mothers, Executive Function, Child Rearing, Preschool Children
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Gülseven, Zehra; Liu, Yangyang; Ma, Ting-Lan; Yu, Mark Vincent B.; Simpkins, Sandra D.; Vandell, Deborah Lowe; Zarrett, Nicole – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Developmental theories and previous research have emphasized the significance of cooperation and self-control in middle childhood. The present study extends previous research by examining (a) the growth of cooperation and self-control as well as the relations between them in middle childhood (third to sixth grade) and (b) the extent to which…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Self Control, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Bridgett, David J.; Laake, Lauren M.; Gartstein, Maria A.; Dorn, Danielle – Infant and Child Development, 2013
The current study examined the influence of maternal characteristics on the development of infant smiling and laughter, a marker of early positive emotionality (PE) and how maternal characteristics and the development of infant PE contributed to subsequent maternal parenting. One hundred fifty-nine mothers with 4-month-old infants participated.…
Descriptors: Infant Behavior, Emotional Development, Child Development, Mothers
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Botdorf, Morgan; Riggins, Tracy; Dougherty, Lea R. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Research has indicated age-related improvements in relational binding, an important process of episodic memory, across development. However, little research has focused on individual differences in relational binding and factors contributing to this variation. Although differences may arise from various sources, early caregiving has been shown to…
Descriptors: Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Parent Child Relationship, Age Differences
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Hirschler-Guttenberg, Yael; Feldman, Ruth; Ostfeld-Etzion, Sharon; Laor, Nathaniel; Golan, Ofer – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
Emotion regulation (ER) difficulties are a major concern in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Maternal temperament and parenting style have significant effects on children's ER. However, these effects have not been studied in children with ASD. Forty preschoolers with ASD and their mothers and forty matched controls engaged in fear and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Preschool Children, Comparative Analysis
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Alhadabi, Amal; Aldhafri, Said; Alkharusi, Hussain; Al-Harthy, Ibrahim; Alrajhi, Marwa; AlBarashdi, Hafidha – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
The current study investigated the associations between three maternal and paternal parenting styles, moral intelligence, academic self-efficacy and learning motivation in three serial mediation models. Omani adolescents enrolled in 7th to 11th grades (N = 296) responded to an online survey containing demographic items and scales measuring the…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Self Efficacy, Learning Motivation, Adolescents
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Tikotzky, Liat; Volkovich, Ella; Meiri, Gal – Developmental Psychology, 2021
This longitudinal study examined whether changes in maternal emotional distress (depressive, anxiety, and parenting-stress symptoms) predict changes over time in subjective and objective infant sleep. We recruited 226 Israeli expectant mothers (M age 28.8 ± 3.3), most representing the middle-upper socioeconomic class. Maternal depressive and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Emotional Response, Depression (Psychology)
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Babinski, Dara E.; Waschbusch, Daniel A.; King, Sara; Joyce, Ann Marie; Andrade, Brendan F. – School Mental Health, 2017
This study examined associations between parenting behaviors and school performance in children oversampled for externalizing behavior problems. Participants were 147 mothers (M[subscript age] = 36.46 years, SD = 5.66) and 110 fathers (M[subscript age] = 39.31 SD = 6.26) of 148 children (M[subscript age] = 9.64 years, SD = 1.59). The majority of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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Mazza, Julia Rachel; Pingault, Jean-Baptiste; Booij, Linda; Boivin, Michel; Tremblay, Richard; Lambert, Jean; Zunzunegui, Maria Victoria; Côté, Sylvana – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
Poverty is a well-established risk factor for behavior problems, yet our understanding of putative family mediators during early childhood (i.e., before age 5 years) is limited. The present study investigated whether the association between poverty and behavior problems during early childhood is mediated simultaneously by perceived parenting,…
Descriptors: Poverty, Behavior Problems, Young Children, Mothers
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Guttmannova, Katarina; Hill, Karl G.; Bailey, Jennifer A.; Hartigan, Lacey A.; Small, Candice M.; Hawkins, J. David – Infant and Child Development, 2017
This study examined whether parental alcohol use in adolescence, adulthood, and for mothers, during pregnancy, was related to their young children's functioning in terms of their on-time development as indicated by the number of developmental areas in which children experienced delay. Observed parenting practices and family socioeconomic status…
Descriptors: Infants, Child Development, Parent Child Relationship, Drinking
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Ren, Lixin; Zhang, Xiao; Zhou, Ning; Ng, Mei Lee – Early Education and Development, 2017
Research Findings: This study examined how child negative emotionality interacted with mothers' self-reported parenting in predicting different aspects of social functioning among very young Chinese children. A total of 109 Chinese nursery children in Hong Kong participated with their parents. Maternal supportive and aversive parenting practices…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Child Rearing, Psychological Patterns
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Silinskas, Gintautas; Kiuru, Noona; Aunola, Kaisa; Metsäpelto, Riitta-Leena; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Nurmi, Jari-Erik – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2020
The present study investigated the role of parenting stress in early adolescents' externalizing and internalizing behavior and, particularly, the moderating effect of maternal affection on these associations. The data of 992 early adolescents (x-bar[subscript age]=12.71; 454 girls) and their mothers during the transition from primary school to…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Mothers, Early Adolescents, Child Rearing
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