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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
Carlson, Jon, Ed.; Slavik, Steven, Ed. – 1997
This book is a collection of classic and recent papers (published between 1964 and 1994) reprinted from the "Journal of Juvenile Psychology""Individual Psychologist," and "Individual Psychology." Each of the five sections is introduced by the editor's comments. "General Techniques" contains the following…
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior, Children, Counseling Techniques
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Peltopuro, Minna; Ahonen, Timo; Kaartinen, Jukka; Seppälä, Heikki; Närhi, Vesa – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2014
The literature related to people with borderline intellectual functioning (BIF) was systematically reviewed in order to summarize the present knowledge. Database searches yielded 1,726 citations, and 49 studies were included in the review. People with BIF face a variety of hardships in life, including neurocognitive, social, and mental health…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Mild Mental Retardation, Databases, Barriers
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Browne, Dillon T.; Dadashadeh, Sharon; Wade, Mark; Jenkins, Jennifer M. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined the association between observed cognitive sensitivity (CS) during family interactions and children's receptive vocabulary for older and younger siblings. Maternal and sibling CS was considered and associations were explored at the family-wide (between-family) and child-specific (within-family) levels of analysis. The…
Descriptors: Correlation, Vocabulary Development, Cognitive Ability, Family Relationship
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Walgenbach, Katharina; Reher, Friederike – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2016
Critical approaches to Whiteness, heteronormativity, masculinity, and educational privileges have contributed in recent years to a greater focus on structural privileges. Various studies have established that structural privileges often remain invisible for the privileged individuals themselves (Bourdieu and Passeron 1997; Frankenberg 1993;…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Advantaged, Whites, Group Discussion
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Sengül Erdem, Hatice – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2021
In present study, the school, social and activities competencies of neurotypical siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD-NTDsibs) were examined. A total of 146 children, including 66 ASD-NTDsibs and 80 children both themselves and their siblings are neurotypical (NTC-NTDsibs), participated in the study, which was designed in the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Siblings, Competence
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Sawhney, Indermeet; Zia, Asif; Adams, Danielle; Gates, Bob – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: It is well established that valproate, and its valproic acid, sodium valproate, and valproate semisodium forms is a highly teratogenic drug and evidence suggests that use in pregnancy leads to physical birth defects in 10% of children born compared with a background rate of 2% to 3%. Congenital malformations associated with valproate…
Descriptors: Females, Intellectual Disability, At Risk Persons, Pregnancy
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Osofsky, Joy D.; Lieberman, Alicia F. – American Psychologist, 2011
A system of care for abused and neglected infants and young children should adopt a comprehensive perspective, with mental health considerations systematically incorporated into policies and decisions affecting children and their families. Children age birth to 5 years have disproportionately high rates of maltreatment, with long-term consequences…
Descriptors: Practicums, Early Intervention, Psychologists, Physical Health
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Streri, Arlette; Coulon, Marion; Guellai, Bahia – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2013
A series of studies on newborns' abilities for recognizing speaking faces has been performed in order to identify the fundamental cues of social cognition. We used audiovisual dynamic faces rather than photographs or patterns of faces. Direct eye gaze and speech addressed to newborns, in interactive situations, appear to be two good candidates for…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Neonates, Recognition (Psychology), Cognitive Processes
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Türk-Kurtça, Tugba; Kocatürk, Metin – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2020
Psychological resilience is a broad concept that can be evaluated in the context of past experiences, emotional experiences and control mechanisms shaped by internal or external factors. In this study, the role of childhood traumas, emotional self-efficacy and the internal-external locus of control were investigated in predicting psychological…
Descriptors: Trauma, Self Efficacy, Locus of Control, Predictor Variables
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Bornstein, Marc H.; Putnick, Diane L.; Suwalsky, Joan T. D. – Developmental Psychology, 2016
The developmental science literature is riven with respect to (a) parental similar versus different treatment of siblings and (b) sibling similarities and differences. Most methodologies in the field are flawed or confounded. To address these issues, this study employed a within-family longitudinal design to examine developmental processes of…
Descriptors: Birth Order, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Siblings
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Davis, Elysia Poggi; Glynn, Laura M.; Waffarn, Feizal; Sandman, Curt A. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: Prenatal exposure to inappropriate levels of glucocorticoids (GCs) and maternal stress are putative mechanisms for the fetal programming of later health outcomes. The current investigation examined the influence of prenatal maternal cortisol and maternal psychosocial stress on infant physiological and behavioral responses to stress.…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Infants, Birth Order, Prenatal Influences
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Abu-Shomar, Ayman M. – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
Negotiating human conditions is an emblematic critical impetus of diaspora informed by multiple cultural possibilities practiced through the creation of multiple spaces that cross the realm of the "self" to that of the "other." It offers a locale to cross from the oppressed "self" to an understanding of an oppressor…
Descriptors: Novels, United States Literature, Politics, Intimacy
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Eisenberg, Leon; Belfer, Myron – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2009
The epidemiology of the mental and physical health of children and adolescents the world over reflects: the genomes they inherit (and the modifications those genes undergo in utero); the pregnancies that led to their births, whether their mothers survive those pregnancies, and whether their births were welcome; the parents, the neighbors, and the…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Physical Health, Pregnancy, Epidemiology
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Chawarska, Katarzyna; Macari, Suzanne; Shic, Frederick – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: In typical development, the unfolding of social and communicative skills hinges upon the ability to allocate and sustain attention toward people, a skill present moments after birth. Deficits in social attention have been well documented in autism, though the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood. Methods: In order to parse the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Toddlers, Attention
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