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Szwedo, David E.; Hessel, Elenda T.; Loeb, Emily L.; Hafen, Christopher A.; Allen, Joseph P. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The potential importance of depending on others during adolescence to establish independence in young adulthood was examined across adolescence to emerging adulthood. Participants included 184 teens (46% male; 42% non-White), their mothers, best friends, and romantic partners, assessed at ages 13-14, 18, 21-22, and 25. Path analyses showed that…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Peer Relationship, Friendship
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Cox, Anne E.; Cole, Amy N.; Laurson, Kelly – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
Purpose: We tested the moderating role of physical self-perceptions in the relationship between physical maturity and physical self-worth (PSW). Method: Students in Grades 5 through 8 (N = 241; 57% females; M[subscript age] =12.30 years) completed a questionnaire assessing physical self-perceptions (i.e., perceived sport competence, conditioning,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Rosen, Lisa H.; Underwood, Marion K. – Journal of School Psychology, 2010
This study examined the relations between facial attractiveness, aggression, and popularity in adolescence to determine whether facial attractiveness would buffer against the negative effects of aggression on popularity. We collected ratings of facial attractiveness from standardized photographs, and teachers provided information on adolescents'…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Attraction, Aggression, Peer Acceptance, Adolescents
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Becker, Bronwyn E.; Luthar, Suniya S. – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2007
The primary purpose of this study was to understand further the heterogeneity of popularity, by exploring contextual correlates of two dimensions of positive peer regard among seventh graders within two highly disparate sociodemographic groups: affluent suburban and low-income urban (N = 636). Three sets of attributes were examined, all…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Student Diversity, Early Adolescents, Social Status
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Thompson, Douglas R.; Iachan, Ronaldo; Overpeck, Mary; Ross, James G.; Gross, Lori A. – Journal of School Health, 2006
School connectedness includes liking school and positive relations with teachers and peers. School connectedness is associated with a variety of positive health outcomes. The goal of this study was to identify characteristics of students, schools, and school neighborhoods that are related to school connectedness. In the Health Behavior in…
Descriptors: Student School Relationship, Student Characteristics, Institutional Characteristics, Neighborhoods