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Carlo, Gustavo; Samper, Paula; Malonda, Elisabeth; Tur-Porcar, Ana M.; Davis, Alexandra – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
We examined the links between perceived parental use of social and material rewards and prosocial behaviors across youth from two countries. Six hundred forty adolescents (297 girls; X-bar age = 15.32 years) from Valencia, Spain, and 552 adolescents (321 girls; X-bar age = 13.38 years) from the United States completed measures of their perceptions…
Descriptors: Rewards, Parent Child Relationship, Prosocial Behavior, Generalization
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Shen, Yuh-Ling; Carlo, Gustavo; Knight, George P. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2013
The current study explored how parental inductions and punitiveness were related to the prosocial moral reasoning through perspective taking and sympathy. Data were collected from three ethnic groups: 106 European American, 202 Mexican American, and 196 Taiwanese fifth and sixth graders (approximately 50% girls). Using structural equation modeling…
Descriptors: Correlation, Empathy, Moral Values, Foreign Countries
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Carlo, Gustavo; Knight, George P.; McGinley, Meredith; Hayes, Rachel – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2011
This study examined the relationships between parental inductions, sympathy, prosocial moral reasoning, and prosocial behaviors. A total of 207 early adolescents who self-identified as Mexican American (girls, n = 105; mean age = 10.91 years) and 108 who identified as European American (girls, n = 54; mean age = 11.07 years) completed measures of…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Adolescents, Hispanic Americans, Moral Development
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Carlo, Gustavo; Hausmann, Anne; Christiansen, Stacie; Randall, Brandy A. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2003
This study examined the psychometric properties of a multidimensional measure of prosocial behaviors, the Prosocial Tendencies Measure-Revised (PTM-R), with early and middle adolescents. Results showed adequate reliability and evidence of validity for the PTM-R. Discussion focused on individual differences in prosocial behaviors among early and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents