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Summary and Conclusions

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents conclusions from the Seattle Longitudinal Study. The lessons learned are reviewed in the context of the five questions considered in this book regarding the life course of ... More


Memory Ability during Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence in the Colorado Adoption Project

Stephen A. Petrill and Sally-Ann Rhea

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores memory ability in the Colorado Adoption Project (CAP) at ages nine, ten, twelve, and fourteen. Although memory has been examined ... More


Genetic Influences on Temperament in Early Adolescence: A Multimethod Perspective

Jeffrey R. Gagne, Kimberly J. Saudino, and Stacey S. Cherny

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Although twin studies of infant and child temperament consistently yield evidence of moderate genetic influences, adoption studies do not. For example, ... More


Developmental Analysis of IQ

E. G. Bishop, Stacey S. Cherny, and John K. Hewitt

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes some aspects of the development of general cognitive ability from infancy through the transition to early adolescence. This is ... More


Maternal Reports of Differential Treatment during Early Adolescence: A Longitudinal Study of Genetic Influences and Links to Child Well-Being

Rebecca Hobson, Beth Manke, and Shirley Mcguire

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Although the main focus of behavioral genetic studies is to disentangle sibling resemblance due to genetic factors from resemblance due to shared ... More


Genetic Influences on Life Events in Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence

Kimberly J. Saudino, Jeffrey R. Gagne, and Madeline Becker

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

One of the most interesting findings to emerge from recent behavioral genetic research is that genetic factors contribute substantially to many measures ... More


Somatic Complaints from Early Childhood to Early Adolescence

Nicholas Giardino and Richard Rende

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Somatic complaints are common in childhood. Recurrent pain, for example, may occur in as many as 30% of all children. In addition, 2–10% of children ... More


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