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Age differences in future orientation and delay discounting.
- L. Steinberg, S. Graham, L. O’Brien, J. Woolard, E. Cauffman, M. Banich
- Psychology, Medicine
- Child development
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 adolescents… Expand
Peers increase adolescent risk taking by enhancing activity in the brain's reward circuitry.
- J. Chein, Dustin Albert, L. O’Brien, Kaitlyn Uckert, L. Steinberg
- Psychology, Medicine
- Developmental science
- 1 March 2011
The presence of peers increases risk taking among adolescents but not adults. We posited that the presence of peers may promote adolescent risk taking by sensitizing brain regions associated with the… Expand
Adolescents Prefer More Immediate Rewards When in the Presence of their Peers
Adolescents take more risks in the presence of their peers, but the mechanism through which peer presence affects risky decision-making is unknown. We propose that the presence of peers increases the… Expand
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
Silicon gel sheeting for preventing and treating hypertrophic and keloid scars.
BACKGROUND Keloid and hypertrophic scars are common and are caused by a proliferation of dermal tissue following skin injury. They cause functional and psychological problems for patients, and their… Expand
Relations between Parents’ and Children's Gratitude
Future Expectations as a Mediating Factor in the Relation Between Early Family Environment and Adolescent Externalizing Behavior
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
The Development of Gratitude in the United States
Gratitude develops over the course of childhood and adolescence. However, the processes involved are largely unknown. We propose that cultural context may play an important role in gratitude… Expand
Methods for Studying the Virtue of Gratitude Cross-Culturally
Considering gratitude as a virtue, rather than a positive emotion, requires measures different from those more commonly used and which conflate gratitude with appreciation. We here describe those… Expand