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Primary prevention of eating disorders: A constructivist integration of mind and body strategies
This study investigated the impact of a primary prevention program for eating disorders aimed at fifth-grade females. The curriculum was based on empirically validated risk and protective factors and incorporated interactive ...
Study time allocation by humans and monkeys (Macaca mulatta) in a perceptual categorization task
Metacognition research has focused on the degree to which nonhuman primates (hereafter, referred to as primates) share humans' capacity to monitor their cognitive processes. Much of this research has involved the uncertainty ...
Comparing the persuasive effects of narrative versus statistical messages: A meta-analytic review
Communication researchers have long debated whether a narrative message or a statistical message is more persuasive when trying to influence audience members to adopt a certain point of view. Allen and Preiss (1997) conducted ...
Bullying behavior and victimization among adolescents in a residential placement
Research indicates that victims of bullying behaviors may experience depression, loneliness, and externalizing problems (Crick & Grotpeter, 1995). Individuals who engage in bullying behaviors are more likely to be ...
Group cognitive complexity: A group-as-a-whole perspective
Work groups (or teams) are widely used in current organizations because modern tasks impose mental demands that are too large for one individual alone to successfully manage. Although the use of work groups has become ...
Clinical and adaptive skill characteristics of children with autistic spectrum disorders using the Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second Edition
School psychologists are being confronted with increasing numbers of students suspected of having an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and are regularly asked to provide their clinical impressions, and to contribute ...