Melanie Overby

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Using survey data from a sample of African-American youth, we examined the relation of implicit racial/ethnic identity centrality to three different measures of explicit centrality. We also examined the differential relations of these four measures to the following race/ethnicity related attitudes and behaviors: perceptions of discrimination and race(More)
In this article, Elizabeth Birr Moje, Melanie Overby, Nicole Tysvaer, and Karen Morris challenge some of the prevailing myths about adolescents and their choices related to reading. The reading practices of youth from one urban community are examined using mixed methods in an effort to define what, how often, and why adolescents choose to read. By focusing(More)
Framed by expectancy-value theory (which posits that beliefs about and the subjective valuation of a domain predict achievement and decision-making in that domain), this study examined the relationships among teacher differential treatment and relevant math instruction on African American students’ self-concept of math ability, math task value, and math(More)
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