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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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Peers increase adolescent risk taking by enhancing activity in the brain's reward circuitry.
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 theExpand
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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 theExpand
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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
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The Virtue of Gratitude: A Developmental and Cultural Approach
There has been a burgeoning interest in gratitude in adults, adolescents, and children, with most scholars examining the relations between variations in level of gratitude, treated largely as anExpand
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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 characterExpand
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