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Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Stephen A. Petrill, Robert Plomin, John C. DeFries, and John K. Hewitt (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Some of the most intriguing issues in the study of cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development arise in the debate over nature versus nurture; a debate ... More


Multivariate Parent-Offspring Analyses of Specific Cognitive Abilities

Maricela Alarcón, Robert Plomin, Robin P. Corley, and John C. Defries

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/9780195157475.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

During the last few decades, family, twin, and adoption designs have been used to assess the genetic and environmental etiologies of specific cognitive ... 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


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


Etiology of the Stability of Reading Performance from 7 to 12 Years of Age and Its Possible Mediation by IQ

Sally J. Wadsworth and John C. Defries

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/9780195157475.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In addition to common genetic factors on reading ability at different ages, other variables may mediate the stability of individual differences in ... 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


Links between Temperament and Behavior Problems in Early Adolescence

Stephanie Schmitz and Kimberly J. Saudino

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/9780195157475.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

There is growing interest in clinical and developmental psychology in the antecedents of problem behavior in children. One of the possible antecedents ... More


Conclusions

Stephen A. Petrill, Robert Plomin, John C. Defries, 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/9780195157475.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book has analyzed data from the Colorado Adoption Project to determine the genetic and environment influences on several key aspects of adolescent ... More


The Developmental Trajectory of Genotype-Environment Correlation in Early Adolescence

Erica L. Spotts and Jenae M. Neiderhiser

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/9780195157475.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Evidence for the presence of genotype-environment (GE) correlations has been accumulating in recent years. This chapter explores the developmental ... More


Stability and Change in Internalizing Problems in the Transition to Early Adolescence: Genetic and Environmental Influences

Kirby Deater-Deckard 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/9780195157475.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Internalizing problems in childhood and adolescence reflect a broad array of emotions, including feelings of sadness, loneliness, depression, anxiety, ... More


Loneliness during the Transition to Early Adolescence

Shirley Mcguire and Jeanie Clifford

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/9780195157475.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines children's reports of loneliness while they were making the transition into early adolescence. Loneliness is often conceptualized as ... 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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