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Culture, Peer Relationships, and Human Development

Xinyin Chen

in Bridging Cultural and Developmental Approaches to Psychology: New Syntheses in Theory, Research, and Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195383430
eISBN:
9780199827176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383430.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Cultural norms and values play an important role in shaping the processes of peer interactions, the structural and functional features of friendships and groups, and behavioral antecedents and ... More


The Role of Recess in Primary School

ANTHONY D. PELLEGRINI and ROBYN M. HOLMES

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Children's opportunities for free time (in the form of recess) and corresponding opportunities to interact with their peers have been eliminated or diminished in many school systems across the United ... More


Social Play

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the development and possible functions of social play in humans. Social play takes the form of interaction between children and adults, and between children themselves, with the ... More


Peer-Assisted Learning: An Academic Strategy for Enhancing Motivation Among Diverse Students

Marika Ginsburg-Block, Cynthia Rohrbeck, Nancy Lavigne, and John W. Fantuzzo

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Socialization experiences with peers are influential on both the student's academic motivation and achievement. This chapter explores the influence of culture on academic motivation through an ... More


Prosocial Behavior and Peer Relations in Adolescence

Kathryn R. Wentzel

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, the literature on peer relationships and prosocial behavior is reviewed, and mechanisms underlying peer influence are discussed. The multidimensional nature of prosocial development ... More


Interaction by Design: The Greek City State

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Peer polity interaction, like many concepts recently under discussion in archaeological circles, is by no means the exclusive property of archaeology. One of the problems on which the model of peer ... More


Where Do I Start?

Judith A. Jellison

in Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199358762
eISBN:
9780199358809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358762.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

Four governing principles serve to guide all decisions regarding children’s music experiences in school; these principles will help teachers create a culture of inclusion and meaningful music ... More


Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Vivian Center Seltzer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Adolescents are infamous for their rebellious behavior. Indeed, much of the focus of therapy and clinical intervention with troubled adolescents focuses on their presumed need to rebel against their ... More


Ontogeny of Stable Individual Differences: Gene, Environment, and Epigenetic Mechanisms

James P. Curley and Igor Branchi

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses the mechanisms through which stable individual differences in neurobiology and behavior emerge during development, which include mother–offspring interactions, and peer ... More


Explaining generalised trust

Hanna Bäck, Carina Gunnarson, and Magdalena Inkinen

in Cultural Warfare and Trust: Fighting the Mafia in Palermo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076725
eISBN:
9781781701430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076725.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Drawing on panel data and multivariate regression analysis, this chapter explores possible change between two surveys: one conducted in 2002 and the other in 2005. The analysis is based on an index ... More


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