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A Cross-Cultural Validation of the MUSIC® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory: Evidence from Chinese- and Spanish-Speaking University Students
(Hipatia Press, 2017-02-24)
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which Chinese and Spanish translations of the College Student version of the MUSIC ® Model of Academic Motivation Inventory (MUSIC Inventory; Jones, 2012 ) demonstrate ...
Gender differences in financial risk tolerance
The purpose of this research is to explore gender differences in financial risk tolerance using a large, nationally representative dataset, the Survey of Consumer Finances. The impact of the explanatory variables in the ...
The effects of an afterschool STEM program on students’ motivation and engagement
Background: Calculus is a foundational course for STEM-intending students yet has been shown to dissuade students from pursuing STEM degrees. In this report, we examine factors related to students and instructors reporting ...
Self-rated health and interviewer-rated health: differentials in predictive power for mortality among subgroups of Chinese elders
Interviewer-rated health (IRH) and self-rated health (SRH) have strong and independent predictive power for mortality, but their relative predictive power has not been examined among sub-populations. Because individuals ...
Using written work to investigate stages in sixth-grade students’ construction and coordination of units
Abstract Background Students’ ability to construct and coordinate units has been found to have far-reaching implications for their ability to develop sophisticated understandings ...
What the Dogs Did: Animal Agency in the Soviet Manned Spaceflight Program
(British Society For The History Of Science, 2017-09-07)
This paper examines the agency of the dogs used to develop the Soviet manned space flight programme by considering what the dogs did as experimental subjects, as dog technologies, and as individual dogs in the context of ...
Web-Based Interventions for Weight Loss or Weight Loss Maintenance in Overweight and Obese People: A Systematic Review of Systematic Reviews
(Jmir Publications, Inc, 2017-06-01)
Diagnoses and characteristics of autism spectrum disorders in children with Prader-Willi syndrome
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2017-06-05)
Third-person self-talk facilitates emotion regulation without engaging cognitive control: Converging evidence from ERP and FMRI
(Nature Research, 2017-07-03)
Does silently talking to yourself in the third-person constitute a relatively effortless form of self control? We hypothesized that it does under the premise that third-person self-talk leads people to think about the self ...