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Still Misused After All These Years? A Reevaluation of the Uses of Bronfenbrenner's Bioecological Theory of Human Development
A theoretical review published in 2009 revealed that scholars who stated that their research was based on Urie Bronfenbrenner's bioecological theory of human development rarely used it appropriately.… Expand
The Importance of Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological Theory for Early Childhood Education
Beliefs About Religious and Scientific Entities Among Parents and Children in Iran
Previous research has shown that children and adults express more confidence in the existence of unobservable scientific (e.g., germs), as compared to religious, phenomena (e.g., the soul). We asked… Expand
"It could have been worse": Developmental change in the use of a counterfactual consoling strategy.
In two experiments, we investigated developmental change in the use of a counterfactual consoling strategy: "it could have been worse." In Experiment 1, 8-year-olds, 10-year-olds, 12-year-olds, and… Expand
Coexisting Religious and Scientific Beliefs Among Iranian Parents
Adults in the United States often assume that science and religion conflict because they make competing claims about important domains, such as the origin of species, or the age of the earth. We… Expand
The Development of Gratitude in Seven Societies: Cross-Cultural Highlights
This study aimed to examine children’s expression of gratitude in Brazil, China, Guatemala, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, and the United States. Participants (N = 2,265) consisted of 7- to… Expand
Counterfactual thinking and age differences in judgments of regret and blame.
In the current study, we examined whether two different counterfactual thinking biases (i.e., action bias and temporal order bias) influence children's and adults' judgments of regret and blame and… Expand
Cross-Cultural Variations in the Development of Gratitude
If children won lotteries: materialism, gratitude and imaginary windfall spending
Purpose Despite USA’s emphasis on children as consumers with great spending power, little is known about their actual spending preferences and how they might be linked to personal character… Expand
Measuring parents’ developmental goals for their children: Updating Kağitçibaşi’s approach to autonomy-relatedness in the United States and China
Although many scholars continue to describe cultural differences in terms of the individualism–collectivism distinction, unidimensional measures seem unlikely to capture the richness of cultural… Expand