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Behavioral and academic competencies associated with English language learner status
Twenty percent of the children in the United States ages 5 to 17 years old are English language learner (ELL) students. Research suggests that ELL students are at risk for high rates of externalizing behaviors and poor ...
Social influences on eating disordered behavior: A qualitative analysis
Eating disorders are increasing in prominence, prevalence, and presence in society. The implications are far reaching and detrimental, affecting individuals, families, and communities. This study sought to better understand ...
Stereotype threat and students' attitudinal engagement with learning
This study explored the relationship between stereotype threat and attitudinal engagement with learning by comparing the attitudes and behavioral engagement of two groups of eighth-graders who varied in gender, race, and ...
Determining factors of the psychological health of primary caregivers caring for people with dementia: A comparison between Taiwan and the United States
Dementia is one of the most burdensome and expensive chronic diseases (Alzheimer's Association, 2003). The number of people with dementia is expected to double every 20 years worldwide (Ferri, et al., 2005). More than 70 ...
Disinhibition and the self-medication model of alcohol use
Self-medication model of alcohol use has received extensive attention; however, previous studies demonstrated mixed support for this model. Examining moderating effects of personality may help elucidate the self-medicating ...
Cognitive strategies of lobster fishers for learning and recalling seafloor geographic regions: A comparison of fisheries in Maine and Western Australia
This research explores how lobster fishers learn and recall geographic regions of the ocean floor. This work builds on a foundation of research in spatial cognition and cognitive engineering that has examined how people ...