L. T. Mann

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This study examined the relationship between family structural and process variables and adolescent participation in family decisions and vigilant decision making. Data were obtained from a survey sample of 585 adolescents aged 12-18 years living in Adelaide, South Australia. Adolescents from one-parent families participated in a greater number of family(More)
Samples of 43 early (CA = 13 years) and 41 middle (CA = 15 years) adolescents were compared on three categories of metacognitive knowledge as they relate to decision making--person knowledge, task knowledge and strategy knowledge. Metacognitive knowledge was assessed using a 19-item questionnaire. Consistent with our hypothesis, middle adolescents showed(More)
The decision coping patterns of Israeli and Australian adolescents were compared in a cross-national study using two samples of 1028 Israeli and 428 Australian high-school students (age range 13.5-14.4 years). Both samples were administered a scale which measured self-reported level of confidence in decision making and tendencies to use various(More)
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