Paul A. Katz

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This research tested the hypothesis that children's perceptions of academic competence and their personal control over school-related performance affects subsequent intrinsic interest and preference for challenge in an evaluative setting. In a correlational study, children's self-reported perceptions of academic competence and personal control were found to(More)
The present study examined the correlates of variability in children's gender-role preferences. A multidimensional test battery assessed the traditionality of preferences of 376 kindergarten and third grade children in five different gender role domains, and elicited information about three significant socialization agents (parents, peers, and media).(More)
A patient with a history of chronic rhinitis, sinusitis, and bronchial asthma developed a unilateral anterior ischemic optic neuropathy and a mild sensory motor neuropathy as the initial manifestation of systemic vasculitis. We made a probable diagnosis of Churg-Strauss syndrome. Fluorescein angiography showed delayed choroidal perfusion in both eyes.(More)
Visual pursuit was used in studying the ability of newborn infants to discriminate levels of contrast. Ratings of the degree of eye and head following were made as subjects pursued facial targets which varied in terms of the degree fo figure-gound contrast and te degree of contrast internal to the figure as defined by the presence of contrast such that the(More)
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