Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: “Testing longitudinal associations between executive function and academic achievement”: Correction to Willoughby, Wylie, and Little (2019).

Reports an error in “Testing longitudinal associations between executive function and academic achievement” by Michael T. Willoughby, Amanda C. Wylie and Michael H. Little (Developmental Psychology, 2019[Apr], Vol 55[4], 767-779). In the article, the a…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Adolescents’ confidence in institutions: Do America’s youth differentiate between legal and social institutions?

It is widely believed that there is a crisis of confidence in law enforcement in the United States. What remains to be seen, however, is whether adolescents actually differentiate between legal authorities and other types of authorities. Leveraging cro…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Developmental differences in children’s learning and use of forensic ground rules during an interview about an experienced event.

Children often answer questions when they do not have the requisite knowledge or when they do not understand them. We examined whether ground rules instruction—to say “I don’t know,” to tell the truth, and to correct the interviewer when necessary—assi…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: What could go wrong? No evidence of an age-related positivity effect when evaluating outcomes of risky activities.

The age-related positivity effect—a preference for processing positive stimuli over negative stimuli—is posited by socioemotional selectivity theory to reflect a focus on emotional gratification in older age. Yet, the positivity effect has been investi…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Integrating expectations and outcomes: Preschoolers’ developing ability to reason about others’ emotions.

People’s emotional experiences depend not only on what actually happened, but also on what they thought would happen. However, these expectations about future outcomes are not always communicated explicitly. Thus, the ability to infer others’ expectati…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Predictive links between genetic vulnerability to depression and trajectories of warmth and conflict in the mother–adolescent and father–adolescent relationships.

The present study used a genetically informed design of twins raised in the same family (375 monozygotic and 290 dizygotic twins; 50.2% girls) to examine the association between adolescents’ genetic risk for depressive symptoms and the course of the pa…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Linking identity and depressive symptoms across adolescence: A multisample longitudinal study testing within-person effects.

This multisample longitudinal study examined the directionality of effects between identity exploration and commitment processes and depressive symptoms across adolescence. We compared two theoretical perspectives. According to the vulnerability model,…

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