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    • Adolescent ego development: relationship to family cohesion and adaptability 

      Bakken, Linda; Romig, Charles A. (Elsevier, 1989-03)
      Adolescence has been a focus of research for several decades. Recently, a portion of this body of research has addressed the relationship between adolescent development and family functioning. The intent of much of this ...
    • Bias in learning disabilities placement 

      Stone, B. J. (Ammons Scientific, 1993-06)
      A nationally representative sample of 20,614 eighth grade students was examined for bias in placement decisions for children said to have learning disabilities. Factors investigated for bias were race, sex, and socioeconomic ...
    • Epistemological beliefs and thinking about everyday controversial issues 

      Schommer-Aikins, Marlene; Hutter, Rosetta (Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2002-01)
      The authors investigated the relationship between individuals' beliefs about the nature of knowledge and the nature of learning (epistemological beliefs) and their thinking about everyday controversial issues. Adults (N = ...
    • An examination of phonological awareness treatment outcomes for seventh-grade poor readers from a bilingual community 

      Swanson, Teri J.; Hodson, Barbara Williams, 1937-; Schommer-Aikins, Marlene (American Speech - Language - Hearing Association, 2005-10)
      The goal of this study was to examine posttreatment outcomes following direct, systematic phonological awareness instruction for seventh-grade poor readers, most of whom had English as their second language.
    • Interpersonal needs in middle adolescents: companionship, leadership and intimacy 

      Bakken, Linda; Romig, Charles A. (Elsevier, 1992-09)
      Recent research suggests that, along with identity, intimacy is an important developmental construct during adolescence. Are there gender differences in current society regarding intimacy development? Two hundred and seven ...
    • Learning disabilities and learned helplessness: a heuristic approach 

      ; Hersh, C. A.; Stone, B. J.; Ford, L. (Informa Healthcare, 1996-02)
      This study investigated whether students with learning disabilities exhibited learned helpless behavior at a greater rate than their normal achieving peers when confronted with reading failure. Forty-five third grade ...
    • A longitudinal study of preschool children's (Homo sapiens) sex segregation 

      Bohn-Gettler, Catherine M.; Pellegrini, Anthony D.; Dupuis, Danielle; Hickey, Meghan; Hou, Yuefeng; Roseth, Cary; Solberg, David (American Psychological Association, 2010-05)
      In this 2-year longitudinal study, we hypothesized that sex of the human child (Homo sapiens), differences in physical activity, and time of the year would interact to influence preschool children's sex segregation. We ...
    • A phonologically based analysis of misspellings by third graders with disordered-phonology histories 

      Clarke-Klein, S.; Hodson, Barbara Williams, 1937- (American Speech - Language - Hearing Association, 1995-08)
      Misspellings evidenced in written responses of third graders during administration of a battery containing 25 true words and 20 nonsense syllable items were analyzed phonologically. Children with histories of disordered ...
    • Ways of knowing and willingness to argue 

      Schommer-Aikins, Marlene; Easter, Marilyn (Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2009-03)
      Willingness to argue is associated with higher level thinking. The authors tested the relation between ways of knowing-involving separate knowing (i.e., playing the devil's advocate) and connected knowing (i.e., empathic ...