Laura Anne Horowitz

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BACKGROUND Children with language impairment (LI) experience social difficulties, including conflict management. This paper is therefore motivated to examine behavioural processes guiding preschool peer conflict progression, which ultimately contributes to overall development. AIMS To describe behavioural sequences in conflicts between children with(More)
BACKGROUND Children with language impairment (LI) experience social difficulties, including conflict management. The factors involved in peer-conflict progression in pre-school children with LI, and which of these processes may differ from pre-school children with typical language development (TL), is therefore examined. AIMS To describe the relationship(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined conflict behavior in naturalistic preschool settings to better understand the role of non-affiliative behavior and language in conflict management. METHOD Free-play at preschool was filmed among 20 boys with typically developing language (TL) and among 11 boys with Language Impairment (LI); the boys 4-7 years old. Conflict(More)
OBJECTIVES To measure the patient safety attitudes of trainee physicians at an academic paediatric hospital. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING An academic paediatric hospital. PARTICIPANTS 209 trainee physicians based at the academic paediatric hospital in January 2004. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Patient safety attitudes of trainee physicians(More)
Recall accuracy for speech-degraded short stories was assessed in young adults with normal hearing sensitivity. Stories were presented in the clear, or in noise vocoded, low-pass filtered, or background noise conditions of varying difficulty. Propositional scoring was used to determine the accuracy of participants’ recall. No significant effect on short(More)
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