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Age differences in sensation seeking and impulsivity as indexed by behavior and self-report: evidence for a dual systems model.
It has been hypothesized that sensation seeking and impulsivity, which are often conflated, in fact develop along different timetables and have different neural underpinnings, and that the differenceExpand
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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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Are zero tolerance policies effective in the schools?: an evidentiary review and recommendations.
Although there can be no dispute that schools must do all that can be done to ensure the safety of learning environments, controversy has arisen about the use of zero tolerance policies andExpand
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Juveniles' Competence to Stand Trial: A Comparison of Adolescents' and Adults' Capacities as Trial Defendants
Abilities associated with adjudicative competence were assessed among 927 adolescents in juvenile detention facilities and community settings. Adolescents' abilities were compared to those of 466Expand
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Bullying among young adolescents: the strong, the weak, and the troubled.
OBJECTIVES Bullying and being bullied have been recognized as health problems for children because of their association with adjustment problems, including poor mental health and more extreme violentExpand
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Self-blame and peer victimization in middle school: an attributional analysis.
Relations between characterological versus behavioral self-blaming attributions for victimization and maladjustment were examined in middle school students. Respondents completed a questionnaire thatExpand
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Bullying in schools: the power of bullies and the plight of victims.
Bullying is a pervasive problem affecting school-age children. Reviewing the latest findings on bullying perpetration and victimization, we highlight the social dominance function of bullying, theExpand
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Age differences in affective decision making as indexed by performance on the Iowa Gambling Task.
Contemporary perspectives on age differences in risk taking, informed by advances in developmental neuroscience, have emphasized the need to examine the ways in which emotional and cognitive factorsExpand
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The transition to high school as a developmental process among multiethnic urban youth.
The high school transition was examined in an ethnically diverse, urban sample of 1,979 adolescents, followed from 7th to 10th grade (M(age) = 14.6, SD = .37 in 7th grade). Twice annually, data wereExpand
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