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Modelling vocabulary development among multilingual children prior to and following the transition to school entry
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-01-03)
Differences between monolingual and multilingual vocabulary development have been observed but few studies provide a longitudinal perspective on vocabulary development before and following school entry. This study compares ...
Associations between daily mood states and brain gray matter volume, resting-state functional connectivity and task-based activity in healthy adults
(Frontiers Media, 2018-05-01)
Numerous studies have shown differences in the functioning in the areas of the frontal-limbic circuitry between depressed patients and controls. However, current knowledge on frontal-limbic neural substrates of individual ...
La pertinence de l'inquiétude parentale pour le développement langagier du jeune enfant référé en psychiatrie
The relevance of parental worry for language development in clinic-referred preschoolers
(Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Département de psychologie, 2015)
The prevalence of unsuspected language deficits, high in clinical settings, was examined in a sample of 167 clinic-referred preschoolers (aged 3 to 5): 73.1 % were diagnosed with a language disorder, which is consistent ...
Links between friends' physical aggression and adolescents' physical aggression : what happens if gene-environment correlations are controlled?
Exposure to deviant friends has been found to be a powerful source of influence on children’s and adolescents’ aggressive behavior. However, the contribution of deviant friends may have been overestimated because of a ...
Persistence and innovation effects in genetic and environmental factors in negative emotionality during infancy : a twin study
(Public Library of Science, 2017-04-27)
Background Difficult temperament in infancy is a risk factor for forms of later internalizing and externalizing psychopathology, including depression and anxiety. A better understanding of the roots of difficult temperament ...
The expression of genetic risk for aggressive and non-aggressive antisocial behavior is moderated by peer group
Numerous studies have shown that aggressive and non-aggressive antisocial behaviors are important precursors of later adjustment problems. There is also strong empirical evidence that both types of antisocial behavior are ...
The validity of the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS) among Australian adolescents
Aims: This study investigated the validity of a brief personality screening measure for substance use in adolescents, the Substance Use Risk Profile Scale (SURPS), among Australian adolescents. Design and participants: A ...
Twin classroom dilemma : to study together or separately?
(American Psychological Association, 2018-07)
There is little research to date on the academic implications of teaching twins in the same or different classroom. Consequently, it is not clear whether twin classroom separation is associated with positive or negative ...
A prospective, longitudinal, study of men with borderline personality disorder with and without comorbid antisocial personality disorder
Background: Some evidence suggests that the prevalence of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is elevated among male criminal offenders. It is not presently known whether offending, and violent offending, are limited ...
The genetic and environmental etiology of the association between vocabulary and syntax in first grade
Etiology of vocabulary and syntax
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-03-09)
This study examined the genetic and environmental etiology of vocabulary, syntax, and their association in first graders. French-speaking same-sex twins (N = 555) completed two vocabulary tests, and two scores of syntax ...