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The academic achievement of adolescents from immigrant families: the roles of family background, attitudes, and behavior.
  • A. Fuligni
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Child development
  • 1 April 1997
Results indicated that first and second generation students received higher grades in mathematics and English than their peers from native families and a strong emphasis on education that was shared by the students, their parents, and their peers.
Authority, autonomy, and parent-adolescent conflict and cohesion: a study of adolescents from Mexican, Chinese, Filipino, and European backgrounds.
  • A. Fuligni
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Developmental psychology
  • 1 July 1998
Despite holding different beliefs about parental authority and individual autonomy, adolescents from all generations and cultural backgrounds reported similar levels of conflict and cohesion with their parents.
Attitudes toward Family Obligations among American Adolescents with Asian, Latin American, and European Backgrounds
This study was designed to examine the attitudes toward family obligations among over 800 American tenth (M age = 15.7 years) and twelfth (M age = 17.7 years) grade students from Filipino, Chinese,
Cultural pathways through universal development.
This review focuses on three universal tasks of human development: relationship formation, knowledge acquisition, and the balance between autonomy and relatedness at adolescence, and argues that an understanding of cultural pathways through human development requires all three approaches.
Transitions Into Underage and Problem Drinking: Developmental Processes and Mechanisms Between 10 and 15 Years of Age
The timing of and variations in developmental changes are related to individual differences in alcohol use and this integrated developmental perspective is proposed to serve as the foundation for subsequent efforts to prevent and to treat the causes, problems, and consequences of alcohol consumption.
Neural correlates of direct and reflected self-appraisals in adolescents and adults: when social perspective-taking informs self-perception.
During direct self-reflection, adolescents demonstrated greater activity than adults in networks relevant to self-perception and social-cognition andSocial-c Cognition, suggesting adolescent self-construals may rely more heavily on others' perspectives about the self.
Family obligation and the academic motivation of adolescents from Asian, Latin American, and European backgrounds.
  • A. Fuligni
  • Psychology, Medicine
    New directions for child and adolescent…
  • 1 December 2001
A sense of obligation to the family is associated with a greater belief in the importance and usefulness of education and accounts for the tendency of Asian and Latin American adolescents to have
Family obligation and the transition to young adulthood.
A sense of family obligation increased for all young adults, with slight variations according to ethnic and financial backgrounds, and young adults from Filipino and Latin American families reported the strongest sense of familial duty during young adulthood.
The Adjustment of Children From Immigrant Families
The dramatic rise in immigra tion to the United States in the past 30 years has resulted in a burgeon ing population of children with foreign-born parents. In 1997, there were approximately 3 million
Perceived Parent-Child Relationships and Early Adolescents' Orientation Toward Peers
This study examined the links between children's perceptions of the manner in which they and their parents adjust their relationships during early adolescence and early adolescents' orientation