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The influence of age, sex, and socio-economic status on the performance of normal adults on the Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery (LNNB)
The study was planned to investigate issues relating to the Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery. The aims were to investigate the influence of age, sex and socio-economic status on performance on the Luria-Nebraska ...
An Investigation into the use of information-gathering strategies in the acquisition of language.
It is proposed that young children who already have some degree of linguistic ability will use various verbal information-gathering strategies to enhance that ability. Specifically, it is suggested that such children ...
Kohlbert's theory of moral development : a cross-sectional study of the relationship between social experience and moral reasoning.
The study was undertaken to assess the relationship between social experience and moral reasoning, and to examine two aspects of Kohlberg's universality claims. The participants were 81 South Africans; comprising 40 Blacks ...
A meta-analysis of the process of interpretation.
The present study is part of a larger project currently in progress, which addresses the interface between epistemology and method. The work of the philosophers Paul Ricoeur, Hans-Georg Gadamer and Jurgen Habermas constitute ...
An investigation into the classification abilities of South African Indian children.
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The use of neuroimaging in the assessment of brain size and social structure in odontocetes.
This study successfully utilised the non-invasive neuroimaging techniques of Computerised Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to establish that dolphins have high relative brain size values, transcending ...
Psychology's construction of a gendered subjectivity through support groups for domestic violence.
The increasing psychologisation of domestic violence in the past 25 years is an example of what Rose (1985) terms the 'psychological-complex'. The psy-complex rests on a particular understanding of the subject of psychology. ...
Identity formation in contemporary society : the influence of the media on the formation of identity.
This qualitative study explores identity formation in contemporary society, through investigating the influence of the media on identity formation. The focus is on identity and what people attribute from the media as ...
An exploration of factors that are perceived to create parenting stress among mothers for whom pregnancy was mistimed or unintended : an object relations perspective.
It is a novel experience for a woman to enter into motherhood. While she may have some familiarity with basic methods of childcare, the experience of caring for her own child is a new one. Becoming a mother elicits a ...
Childrens' justification of preference for other childrens' drawings.
The present study sought to establish the justifications of preference offered by children when evaluating other children's drawings. The sample consisted of seventy children, divided into seven age groups, of 6 to 12 ...