Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 2,543 items for:

Science and Mathematics x Developmental Psychology x clear all

Abnormal Psychology

Robin Cautin.

in Psychology

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Health Psychology; History and Systems in Psychology; Educational Psychology; Social Psychology. 3198 words.

Abnormal psychology is the subdiscipline of psychology concerned with aberrant behavior—its clinical description, etiology, developmental course, assessment, and treatment. Throughout...

Go to Oxford Bibliographies »  home page

Abuse of Truth

Karl Sabbagh.

in Remembering our Childhood

July 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 7615 words.

This chapter describes how the personal bias of scientists can get in the way of an objective survey of data. It argues that, however neutral scientists think they are in their pursuits,...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Abuse Victimization, Trauma, and the Differential Etiology of Violence

Kevin H. Wozniak.

in Thugs and Thieves

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 10479 words.

Many authors see child abuse as a very important cause of violent behavior. In this chapter we examined published evidence on the association between physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Academic Achievement, Other Educational Factors, and Violent Behavior

Kevin H. Wozniak.

in Thugs and Thieves

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 10811 words.

The school experience is central to the lives of millions of children. Here, we evaluate the ability of school measures to differentially predict violent as compared to nonviolent offending...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Academic Lessons from Video Game Learning

Fran C. Blumberg, Debby E. Almonte, Yishai Barkhardori and Andrew Leno.

in Learning by Playing

May 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 4090 words.

This book investigates the efficacy of video games for promoting content learning and skill acquisition in the classroom setting. It examines a wide range of theoretical perspectives that...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Academic Motivation and the Culture of School

Cynthia Hudley.

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

July 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 2988 words.

This chapter concentrates on presenting the themes that emerge within each of the three divisions that organize the chapters in this volume. Firstly, the developmental and contextual...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Edited by Cynthia Hudley and Adele E. Gottfried.

July 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 336 pages.

Decades of research indicate the important connections among academic motivation and achievement, social relationships, and school culture. However, much of this research has been conducted...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Academic Motivation and the Culture of Schooling

Adele Eskeles Gottfried.

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

July 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 3842 words.

While the previous chapter concentrated on the consistent themes presented in this book, this chapter focuses on examining the common threads visible in the findings about academic...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

The Academic Pipeline Problem: A Local, National, and Global Dilemma<sup>a</sup>

Catherine R. Cooper.

in Bridging Multiple Worlds

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 3982 words.

Many societies embrace the ideals that their children will have equal access to school and advance through their merit. However, worldwide, as children move through primary and secondary...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Acceptance and Rejection as a Source of Youth Conflict

Rachel Hertz-Lazarowitz.

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

April 2006; p ublished online April 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Developmental Psychology. 7609 words.

In Israel, the seven main universities are the most heterogeneous spaces for interaction between Arabs and Jews. With an Arab population of 20% attending alongside Jews, Haifa University is...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract