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Carillo, Ellen C. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2007
The stakes are high for feminist teachers. Susan A. Basow, Nancy T. Silberg, Kathryn Duncan, Michael Stasio, and others have reported disturbing findings regarding the discrepancy between student evaluations of male professors and female professors. Professors who have identified themselves as feminists or committed to practicing feminist…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Womens Studies, Student Evaluation, Feminism
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Silberg, Judy L.; Maes, Hermine; Eaves, Lindon J. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: A critical issue in devising effective interventions for the treatment of children's behavioral and emotional problems identifying genuine family environmental factors that place children at risk. In most twin and family studies, environmental factors are confounded with both direct genetic risk from parents and the indirect effect of…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Twins, Parent Influence, Hyperactivity
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Silberg, Judy L.; Maes, Hermine; Eaves, Lindon J. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2010
Background: Despite the increased risk of depression and conduct problems in children of depressed parents, the mechanism by which parental depression affects their children's behavioral and emotional functioning is not well understood. The present study was undertaken to determine whether parental depression represents a genuine environmental…
Descriptors: Twins, Behavior Problems, Psychopathology, Genetics
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Eaves, Lindon J.; Silberg, Judy L. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2008
Background: If the adaptive significance of specific fears changes with age, the genetic contribution to individual differences may be lowest at the age of greatest salience. The roles of genes and environment in the developmental-genetic trajectory of five common childhood fears are explored in 1094 like-sex pairs of male and female monozygotic…
Descriptors: Twins, Markov Processes, Adolescents, Genetics
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Moshier, M. S.; York, T. P.; Silberg, J. L.; Elsea, S. H. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2012
Background: Smith-Magenis syndrome (SMS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects approximately one out of 25 000 births worldwide. To date, no research has been conducted to investigate how having an individual with SMS in a family is a positive or negative influence on siblings. Methods: To investigate this question we conducted a study…
Descriptors: Sibling Relationship, Siblings, Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities
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Linker, Julie; Gillespie, Nathan A.; Maes, Hermine; Eaves, Lindon; Silberg, Judy L. – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2012
The co-occurrence of suicidal ideation, depression, and conduct disturbance is likely explained in part by correlated genetic and environmental risk factors. Little is known about the specific nature of these associations. Structured interviews on 2,814 twins from the Virginia Twin Study of Adolescent Behavioral Development (VTSABD) and Young…
Descriptors: Twins, Intervention, Suicide, Risk
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Rowe, Richard; Simonoff, Emily; Silberg, Judy L. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2007
Background: Growing evidence indicates a link between unintentional injury and both disruptive and emotional psychopathology. We present further evidence of these associations and address the underlying mechanisms. We also examine the genetic contribution to unintentional injury. Methods: The Virginia Twin Study of Adolescent Behavioral…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Anxiety Disorders, Conceptual Tempo, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Silberg, Joyanna – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2003
This paper examines one of the chief problems in the ongoing debate about the nature and prevalence of the various memory mechanisms that may operate in determining whether a victim/survivor of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) will have delayed recall of the victimization. One of the key problems in the debate about delayed or suppressed memory of…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Memory, Research, Child Abuse
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Silberg, Judy L.; Bulik, Cynthia M. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2005
Objective: We investigated the role of genetic and environmental factors in the developmental association among symptoms of eating disorders, depression, and anxiety syndromes in 8-13-year-old and 14-17-year-old twin girls. Methods: Multivariate genetic models were fitted to child-reported longitudinal symptom data gathered from clinical interview…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Twins, Females, Eating Disorders
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Ryder, Randall J.; Burton, Jennifer Lyn; Silberg, Anna – Journal of Educational Research, 2006
In a 3-year longitudinal study, the authors examined the effect of Direct Instruction (DI) on students' reading achievement, teacher perceptions, nature of the classroom, and special education referral rate. Urban and suburban students completed the Gates-MacGinitie Reading Tests in the fall of Grade 1 and spring of Grades 1, 2, and 3. Teachers…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Achievement
Silberg, Jackie – 2001
Intended for parents with infants, this book is a collection of 230 simple, fun-filled games that can be played with infants from birth to age 1 year. The book begins with guidelines for growth in motor, auditory, visual, language, cognitive, and self-concept skills from birth to 6 months and from 6 to 12 months. The remainder of the book presents…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Childrens Games, Developmental Tasks, Exploratory Behavior
Silberg, Jackie – Texas Child Care, 2001
Presents games for caregivers to use with infants to enhance brain development. Includes games that develop trust and security, language skills, and fine motor skills, as well as games that are fun or stimulate vision. Includes videotape references for parents and caregivers. (KB)
Descriptors: Brain, Caregiver Child Relationship, Day Care, Early Childhood Education
Silberg, Jackie; Schiller, Pam – 2002
Aside from being fun to do, singing songs, saying poems and rhymes, and doing finger plays with children helps them develop early literacy skills. The 700 selections in this compilation of songs and rhymes will help children ages 3 to 6 build a strong foundation in skills and concepts such as listening; colors, shapes, and counting; vocabulary;…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Emergent Literacy, Language Acquisition
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D'Onofrio, Brian M.; Turkheimer, Eric; Emery, Robert E.; Maes, Hermine H.; Silberg, Judy; Eaves, Lindon J. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2007
Background: Although parental divorce is associated with increased substance use and internalizing problems, experiencing the separation of one's parents may not cause these outcomes. The relations may be due to genetic or environmental selection factors, characteristics that lead to both marital separation and offspring functioning. Method: We…
Descriptors: Divorce, Twins, Substance Abuse, Psychopathology
Silberg, Jackie – 1993
Aimed at parents with infants, this book is a collection of 250 simple, fun-filled games that can be played with children up to the age of 1. The games have been categorized into the following eight types: (1) growing and learning games; (2) special bonding games; (3) kitchen games; (4) laughing and having fun games; (5) art and singing games; (6)…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Childrens Games, Developmental Tasks, Exploratory Behavior
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