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Comprehensive Feeding Practices Questionnaire: validation of a new measure of parental feeding practices.
OBJECTIVE Measures of parents' feeding practices have focused primarily on parental control of feeding and have not sufficiently measured other potentially important practices. The current studyExpand
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The time of our lives: life span development of timing and event tracking.
Life span developmental profiles were constructed for 305 participants (ages 4-95) for a battery of paced and unpaced perceptual-motor timing tasks that included synchronize-continue tapping at aExpand
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Individual differences in the anti-fat attitudes of preschool-children: the importance of perceived body size.
  • S. Holub
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Body image
  • 1 September 2008
Preschool-age children hold negative attitudes toward overweight peers (i.e., anti-fat attitudes), but little is known about individual differences in these attitudes. The current study investigatedExpand
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Child and parent characteristics related to parental feeding practices. A cross-cultural examination in the US and France
Although cross-cultural research between France and the United States has contributed to our understanding of adult eating habits, no research to date has considered differences in the way thatExpand
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Body size stigmatization in preschool children: the role of control attributions.
OBJECTIVE The current study assessed preschool-age children's control attributions for weight and the relationship of these attributions to attitudes and behavioral intentions toward children ofExpand
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The narrow range of acceptable body types of preschoolers and their mothers
Abstract Similarities and differences in perceptions of ideal, aversive, and acceptable body shapes were investigated for both preschool children and their mothers. Also, the relationship of theseExpand
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What are children thankful for? An archival analysis of gratitude before and after the attacks of September 11
We analyzed the content of school-aged children's responses to a countywide in-class essay assignment in which they described what they are thankful for. Accounts were written in November of 2000 (nExpand
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Attitude and Peer Influences on Adolescent Substance Use: The Moderating Effect of Age, Sex, and Substance
Many studies have suggested the importance of peer influence and personal attitudes (e.g., expectancies, resistance self-efficacy, and perceived harm) in predicting adolescent use of illegalExpand
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Children's self-regulation in eating: associations with inhibitory control and parents' feeding behavior.
OBJECTIVE Children who self-regulate while eating and children who show high global self-regulation abilities, such as inhibitory control, are less likely to be overweight than children who do notExpand
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Parental feeding practices in the United States and in France: relationships with child's characteristics and parent's eating behavior.
Given the role of parental feeding practices in establishing children's eating habits, understanding sources of individual differences in feeding practices is important. This study examined the roleExpand
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