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Social cognition

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199295852
eISBN:
9780191711688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295852.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Recent interest in dog behaviour has been overwhelmed by questions on socio-cognitive abilities in this species. This chapter refers to such abilities in a broad sense, that is, it includes ... More


Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Role Commitment

West Stevens Joyce

in Smart and Sassy: The Strengths of Inner-City Black Girls

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195121643
eISBN:
9780199865383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121643.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter spells out the first of seven developmental domains in the adolescent trajectory to maturation. The maturational task of the Race, Ethnic, and Gender Role Commitment domain is to commit ... More


Design and Utility of Life Skills Groups in Schools

David R. Dupper

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the use of social skills training (SST) groups as a preventive or remedial intervention with children and youth. It begins with a discussion of social competence as a ... More


Nonacademic Needs of Students: How Can Schools Intervene?

Susan Stone

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Schools are increasingly implementing policies not only to educate children, but to deliver programs that meet the non-academic needs of students including health and mental health conditions, low ... More


Joint Attention, Social Engagement, and the Development of Social Competence

Peter C. Mundy and C. Françoise Acra

in The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168716
eISBN:
9780199847853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The development of joint attention reflects and contributes to the early developmental processes necessary for social engagement and social competence in infants. Results of longitudinal studies ... More


Rough-and-Tumble Play and the Cooperation–Competition Dilemma: Evolutionary and Developmental Perspectives on the Development of Social Competence

Joseph L. Flanders, Khalisa N. Herman, and Daniel Paquette

in Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755059
eISBN:
9780199979479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter examines how humans and other mammals develop the competence necessary to adapt to the complexities of group living. The authors argue that rough-and-tumble (R&T) play promotes the ... More


Social Competence, Sociocultural Contexts, and School Success

Kathryn R. Wentzel

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/9780195326819.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This last chapter is a commentary of a noted scholar in the field of academic motivation. It assesses the relevance of the work presented to the existing body of research literature on achievement ... More


Social and Emotional Learning for Successful School Performance

Joseph E. Zins, John W. Payton, Roger P. Weissberg, and Mary Untr ƠBrien

in The Science of Emotional Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195181890
eISBN:
9780199847860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181890.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses specifically on school-based programming that promotes the social and emotional learning (SEL) of children and youth. SEL represents a rapidly growing movement in preschool ... More


Neuropsychological presentation and treatment of traumatic brain injury

Nigel S. King and Andy Tyerman

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.027
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Clinical neuropsychologists play a vital role in assessment and treatment after head injury across acute, rehabilitation, and community settings, drawing upon both specialist neuropsychological ... More


Adopted and Nonadopted Adolescents’ Adjustment

Alessandra C. Iervolino

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/9780195157475.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Persons under the age of eighteen adopted by non-relatives constitute approximately 2–3% of the population of the United States. Although the majority ... More


Relations of Empathy-Related Responding to Children’s and Adolescents’ Social Competence

Nancy Eisenberg, Snjezana Huerta, and Alison Edwards

in Empathy: From Bench to Bedside

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016612
eISBN:
9780262298612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016612.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the relationship between social competence and the empathy-related responding capabilities of children and adolescents. Studies show that there is a possibility of alteration ... More


Exceptional Outcomes: Using Narratives and Family Observations to Understand Resilience

Stuart T. Hauser, Joseph P. Allen, and Marc S. Schulz

in Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter presents the results of a 14-year follow-up of a group of young adults who had been psychiatrically hospitalized in mid-adolescence. Inspired initially by the observation that some of ... More


Intention as psychological cause

David Premack and Ann James Premack

in Causal Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Debate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524021
eISBN:
9780191689093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524021.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents a domain-specific theory of human social competence according to which humans interpret self-propelled objects that pursue goals as having intentions. These intentional objects ... More


Executive Functions and the Developing Social Competence of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Grace Iarocci and Emily Gardiner

in Executive Functions in Children's Everyday Lives: A Handbook for Professionals in Applied Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199980864
eISBN:
9780190664633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199980864.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Executive functions (EF) are central to both the cognitive and social development of children. However, in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), early difficulties with communication and ... More


7 The Aesthetics of Human Beauty

Stephen Davies

in The Artful Species: Aesthetics, Art, and Evolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658541
eISBN:
9780191746253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658541.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Science

Evolutionary psychologists reduce human beauty to female sexual attractiveness in the context of mate selection. Rather than considering other forms of human beauty, this chapter shows how their ... More


The Role of the Environment in Children’s Emotion Socialization: The Case of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Carolien Rieffe, Anouk P. Netten, Evelien Broekhof, and Guida Veiga

in Educating Deaf Learners: Creating a Global Evidence Base

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190215194
eISBN:
9780190254841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215194.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Adaptive emotion expression and communication are based on a lifelong learning process that depends on the social context through which the child experiences the world. Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) ... More


Appreciating and Promoting Social Creativity in Youth with Asperger’s Syndrome

Matthew D. Lerner and Rebecca M. Girard

in Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190645472
eISBN:
9780190645496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645472.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) experience characteristic social and communicative challenges while also representing a wide range of abilities. A plurality of children with ASD ... More


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