Adolescence

A quarterly international journal covering all aspects of adolescence, including issues and topics in psychology, physiology, sociology, and education. For the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 44, No. 175, Fall

Cross-Domain Generality of Achievement Motivation across Sport and the Classroom: The Case of Spanish Adolescents
The achievement goal approach has become one of the most important conceptual avenues to describing and/or explaining motivated behavior (Roberts, 2001). This framework assumes that an individual is an intentional, goal-directed organism that operates...
Disorganized Attachment Relationships in Infants of Adolescent Mothers and Factors That May Augment Positive Outcomes
INTRODUCTION Knowledge in the field of human development is rapidly changing as more research is cultivated and new theories are generated (Lerner, 2002). Because new knowledge is continually being advanced, it is imperative for psychologists to...
Evaluation of a School-Based Internship Program for Chinese Immigrant Adolescents in the United States
Asian immigrant urban adolescents face numerous challenges while adjusting to life in the United States. They may experience a deep sense of loss as a result of having left familiar environments (James, 1997) or struggle with language differences that...
Family Influence on Volunteering Intention and Behavior among Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong
This paper reports the influence of family on adolescents' volunteering intention and behavior. Volunteer service refers to serving organizations such as schools or serving people in need through the arrangements of a formal agency without regard to...
Parent Characteristics Linked with Daughters' Attachment Styles
Attachment theory, based upon the early work of John Bowlby (1969, 1973, 1977, 1980), holds that infants' initial experiences of attachment become cognitively represented in the form of internal "working models" of the self and others. These mental...
Perspectives on Caring in the Classroom: Do They Vary According to Ethnicity or Grade Level?
INTRODUCTION For years, understanding of effective classroom management was rooted in behavioral theories of teaching and learning. The primary emphasis for classroom management in a behavioral model is the use of techniques that bring students'...
Relationship between Boys' Normative Beliefs about Aggression and Their Physical, Verbal, and Indirect Aggressive Behaviors
Over the years, a consensus has been established among researchers studying aggression: males tend to be more aggressive than females (Archer, 2004a; Archer, 2004b; Archer & Haigh, 1997; Bettencourt & Miller, 1996; Crane-Ross, Tisak & Tisak,...
Self-Socialization: A Case Study of a Parachute Child
In the developmental literature, we typically think of socialization as a process through which parents, teachers, religious leaders, or other social agents guide children and adolescents toward thoughts and actions that are considered socially desirable....
The Antecedents of E-Learning Outcome: An Examination of System Quality, Technology Readiness, and Learning Behavior
INTRODUCTION The development of the Internet and computer technology has generated a breakthrough in time and geographical limitations of learning. Many developed countries such as England, Germany, and the United States have gradually integrated...
The Effects of Learning Goals on Learning Performance of Field-Dependent and Field-Independent Late Adolescents in a Hypertext Environment
INTRODUCTION As a result of advances in network technology, the Internet has become an extremely important way of delivering instruction. However, changing only the method of delivery may not provide further benefits to learners. Teaching and learning...
The Window, the River, and the Novel: Examining Adolescents' Conceptions of the Past, the Present, and the Future
Time perspective is a cognitive-motivational concept that refers to thoughts and attitudes toward the past, the present, and the future. Time perspective has been discussed as a factor that may foster positive developmental outcomes such as educational...