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A review and reformulation of social information-processing mechanisms in children's social adjustment.
Research on the relation between social information processing and social adjustment in childhood is reviewed and interpreted within the framework of a reformulated model of human performance and
The Reactive-Proactive Aggression Questionnaire: Differential Correlates of Reactive and Proactive Aggression in Adolescent Boys.
This study reports the development of the Reactive-Proactive Aggression Questionnaire (RPQ), and the differential correlates of these two forms of aggression, and demonstrates that this brief but reliable and valid self-report instrument can be used to assess proactive and reactive aggression in child and adolescent samples.
Social-information-processing factors in reactive and proactive aggression in children's peer groups.
  • K. Dodge, J. Coie
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 December 1987
Three studies supported the hypothesis that attributional biases and deficits are related to reactive aggression but not to proactive aggression, which was hypothesized to occur as a function of hostile attributional bias and intention-cue detection deficits.
Social information-processing mechanisms in reactive and proactive aggression.
Theories of aggressive behavior and ethological observations in animals and children suggest the existence of distinct forms of reactive (hostile) and proactive (instrumental) aggression, but groups of reactive aggressive, proactive aggressive, and nonaggressive children were identified and hypotheses were tested.
Social cognition and children's aggressive behavior.
  • K. Dodge
  • Psychology
    Child development
  • 1 March 1980
The hypothesis that aggressive children respond to ambiguous-intention-negative-consequence situations with aggression because they infer a hostile intention was supported by a follow-up study using hypothetical episodes as stimuli and reflects the increased significance of the social reputation of the aggressive child with increasing age.
Dimensions and types of social status: A cross-age perspective.
Children's sociometric status was conceptualized in terms of independent dimensions of social preference and social impact. In Experiment 1, peer perceptual correlates of these dimensions were
Developmental trajectories of childhood disruptive behaviors and adolescent delinquency: a six-site, cross-national study.
The results indicate that among boys there is continuity in problem behavior from childhood to adolescence and that such continuity is especially acute when early problem behavior takes the form of physical aggression.
Reactive and proactive aggression in school children and psychiatrically impaired chronically assaultive youth.
The authors proposed that reactively aggressive and proactively aggressive types of antisocial youth would differ in developmental histories, concurrent adjustment, and social information-processing
Parent academic involvement as related to school behavior, achievement, and aspirations: demographic variations across adolescence.
There were variations across parental education levels and ethnicity: Among the higher parental education group, parent academic involvement was related to fewer behavioral problems, which were related to achievement and then aspirations, and among the lower parental education groups, parent Academic involvement wasrelated to aspirations but not to behavior or achievement.