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Age differences in sensation seeking and impulsivity as indexed by behavior and self-report: evidence for a dual systems model.
It has been hypothesized that sensation seeking and impulsivity, which are often conflated, in fact develop along different timetables and have different neural underpinnings, and that the differenceExpand
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Age differences in future orientation and delay discounting.
Age differences in future orientation are examined in a sample of 935 individuals between 10 and 30 years using a delay discounting task as well as a new self-report measure. Younger adolescentsExpand
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Juveniles' Competence to Stand Trial: A Comparison of Adolescents' and Adults' Capacities as Trial Defendants
Abilities associated with adjudicative competence were assessed among 927 adolescents in juvenile detention facilities and community settings. Adolescents' abilities were compared to those of 466Expand
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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Conceptualization (6 o’clock) Hear what the experts say; find general trends and truths from the experiences; form conclusions, propose new theories.
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(Im)maturity of judgment in adolescence: why adolescents may be less culpable than adults.
A crucial step in the establishment of effective policies and regulations concerning legal decisions involving juveniles is the development of a complete understanding of the manyExpand
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A statewide screening of mental health symptoms among juvenile offenders in detention.
  • E. Cauffman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
  • 1 April 2004
OBJECTIVE As awareness of the high prevalence of mental health problems among juvenile offenders has grown, researchers and practitioners have recognized the need for reliable and efficient methodsExpand
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Posttraumatic stress disorder among female juvenile offenders.
OBJECTIVE While there is a growing body of evidence that psychopathology is common among incarcerated boys, relatively little is known about the prevalence and manifestations of mental healthExpand
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Understanding the Female Offender
  • E. Cauffman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Future of children
  • 1 October 2008
Although boys engage in more delinquent and criminal acts than do girls, female delinquency is on the rise. In 1980, boys were four times as likely as girls to be arrested; today they are only twiceExpand
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Age differences in affective decision making as indexed by performance on the Iowa Gambling Task.
Contemporary perspectives on age differences in risk taking, informed by advances in developmental neuroscience, have emphasized the need to examine the ways in which emotional and cognitive factorsExpand
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Views of the downward extension: comparing the Youth Version of the Psychopathy Checklist with the Youth Psychopathic traits Inventory.
Increasing interest in "juvenile psychopathy" has been met with scholarly debate about the validity of directly extending the adult construct of psychopathic personality disorder to youth. To informExpand
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