Home atmosphere and adolescent future orientation

  title={Home atmosphere and adolescent future orientation},
  author={Lea Pulkkinen},
  journal={European Journal of Psychology of Education},
  • L. Pulkkinen
  • Published 1 March 1990
  • Psychology
  • European Journal of Psychology of Education
Adolescent future orientation was studied from the point of view of orienting expectations about the future, consisting of three aspects: cognitive (clarity of plans for the use of future time), affective (optimistic vs pessimistic attitudes toward the future), and motivational (realistic vs unrealistic wishes for the future). The study was part of the Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Social Development, the original sample for which consisted of 8-year-old subjects. Follow-up studies were made… 
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  • L. Pulkkinen
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