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Children 12–14 Years of Age: Themes

Grace Hyslop Christ

in Healing Children's Grief: Surviving a Parent's Death from Cancer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195105919
eISBN:
9780199893973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105919.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the impact of terminal cancer on the lives of 38 children — 22 girls and 16 boys — ages 12 to 14. They came from 35 families, and their surviving parents were 21 mothers and 14 ... More


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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