Peer pressure: Why it's so hard to say no when everyone is doing it
- Winning friends and influencing peers: Strategies of peer influence in late childhood. Hawley, Patricia H.; Little, Todd D.; Pasupathi, Monisha // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Sep2002, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p466
We divided children (N = 719, grades 3-6) into five control types based on the degree to which they reported employing prosocial (indirect, cooperative) and coercive (direct, hostile) strategies of control (prosocial controllers, coercive controllers, bistrategic controllers, noncontrollers, and...
- Evolutionary Perspectives on Children's Resource-directed Behaviour in Peer Relationships: An Introduction. Lafreniere, Peter J.; Acdonald, Kevin B. M // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Mar1996, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1
The goal of this special section is to provide an evolutionary framework for conceptualising children's resource-directed behaviour in peer relationships. Resource-directed behaviour is of importance for an evolutionary approach to behaviour because it raises fundamental theoretical issues...
- Children's emotional experience of peer provocation: The relation between observed behaviour and self-reports of emotions, expressions, and social goals. Underwood, Marion K.; Bjornstad, Gretchen J. // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Jul2001, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p320
For an experimental study of children's responses to peer provocation, this investigation examined the correlations between children's observed behaviours and their self-reports of their emotional experiences, expressions, and social goals provided in an interview immediately following the...
- Loneliness and social dissatisfaction: Its relation with children's self-efficacy for peer interaction. Galanaki, Evangelia P.; Kalantzi-Azizi, Anastasia // Child Study Journal;1999, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p1
Examines the relation of children's loneliness and social dissatisfaction in school to self-efficacy for peer interaction in the same context. Peer group as the most important social network in children's lives; Low peer status or even rejection as the most likely outcome of the difficulties in...
- Liking within the peer group as a function of children's sociometric status and sex. Duncan, Melissa K.; Cohen, Robert // Child Study Journal;1995, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p265
Examines the liking of peers in relation to the sociometric status and sex of both the evaluators and the children evaluated. Categorization of children in Grades 1 through 6 as popular, neglected, rejected, controversial or average based on sociometric data; Ratings of peer liking for all...
- WITHDRAWN KIDS FACE PEER REJECTION. // USA Today Magazine;Mar2001, Vol. 129 Issue 2670, p7
Focuses on the results of a study which investigated peer acceptance and subtypes of socially withdrawn behavior in children in the United States.
- Help your child manage peer pressure. // Grand Saline Sun (TX);10/18/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 42, p5A
The article focuses on the role of parents in helping their children manage peer pressure.
- The power of peers. Holcomb, Betty // Parenting;Aug99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p110
Discusses the role of friendship in the development, personality and self-image of a child. How children influence each other; Attitude of toddlers towards peer pressure; Importance of peer acceptance among children. INSETS: 5 Rules About Kids' Friendships;How to help your child think for...
- Peer Pressured. J. K. G. // Parenting School Years;May2012, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p35
The article offers parenting advice on helping children stand up for their own opinions from Neil Bernstein, child psychologist and parenting expert in Washington, D.C.