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The Relations of Mothers' Conscientiousness to Children's Academics: Mediation through Parenting and Components of Children's Internalization

Abstract Guided by Belsky's Determinants of Parenting Process Model, the goal of the present study was to examine how mothers' personality (i.e., Conscientiousness) and behaviors (i.e., sensitivity, structure, and negative control) relate to children's developmental outcomes, such as internalization (i.e., committed compliance and effortful control) and academic adaptation. A multi-method, longitudinal model included five waves of data to examine the processes of the relations among variables. Mothers' Conscientiousness was measured via self-reported data when children were 18 months of age (N = 256), mothers' parenting behaviors were measured through observational laboratory tasks when children were 30 months (N = 230), children... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Kopystynska, Olena (Author) / Spinrad, Tracy L. (Advisor) / Eisenberg, Nancy (Committee member) / Valiente, Carlos (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Early childhood education / Developmental psychology / Individual & family studies
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 112 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Family and Human Development 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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