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MONOGRAPHS OF THE SOCIETY FOR RESEARCH IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT
MCCALL, ROBERT B.; APPELBAUM, MARK I.; AND HOGARTY, PAMELA S. Developmental Changes in Mental Performance. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 1973, 38 (3, Serial No. 150). AExpand
Roundtable: what is temperament? Four approaches.
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Theorists representing 4 positions--Goldsmith, Buss and Plomin, Rothbart, and Thomas and Chess--outline their views by responding to each of 6 questions on the definition of temperament. Expand
Fundamental Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
Part I: Descriptive Statistics. 1. The Study Of Statistics. Why Study Statistics? Descriptive and Inferential Statistics. Measurement. Summation sign. Summary. 2. Frequency Distributions AndExpand
Children in Institutional Care: Delayed Development and Resilience.
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The evidence for and against the existence of a distinctive set of co-occurring developmental problems in institutionalized children is weighed and found to not yet convincingly demonstrate a "post-institutional syndrome". Expand
Behavior Problems in Children Adopted from Psychosocially Depriving Institutions
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The results indicate that early psychosocial deprivation is associated with behavior problems, children exposed to prolonged early deprivation may be especially vulnerable to the developmental stresses of adolescence, and severe institutional deprivation isassociated with a higher percentage of behavior problems after a shorter duration of exposure. Expand
A meta-analysis of infant habituation and recognition memory performance as predictors of later IQ.
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A meta-analytic review of the literature on infant habituation and recognition memory performance as predictors of later IQ suggests several conclusions, including that prediction coefficients are remarkably consistent across the observed outcome age period of 2-8 years. Expand
Improvements in early care in Russian orphanages and their relationship to observed behaviors.
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It is suggested that training staff with modest educational backgrounds and structural changes are effective, can increase socially responsive caregiving behaviors, and improves social interactions of children, at least temporarily. Expand
Imitation of live and televised models by children one to three years of age.
The results of these studies indicated that children younger than 1 year possess the cognitive capability of translating a perception of a novel action into their own behavior. However, theExpand
Challenges to a science of developmental psychology.
MCCALL, ROBERT B. Challenges to a Science of Developmental Psychology. CHILD DEVELOPMENT, 1977, 48, 333-344. This paper explores some conceptual and methodological issues in contemporaryExpand
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