Browsing by Thesis Advisor "Manfra, Louis"
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Effects of phrase style in storybooks on children's word learning in small and large reading groups (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
Environmental unpredictability and environmental harshness in early life: independent predictors of preschool boys' and girls' self-regulation (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)Using multi-method multi-informant longitudinal data from the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project (N equals 966), this study explored the effects of early-life (between 0 to 36 months) environmental unpredictability ...
Investigating the relative salience of race, sex, and facial expressions of emotion among preschoolers : introducing a new facial categorization task (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)The present study was used to explore the relative salience of sex, race, and emotion expression among preschoolers using an author-developed facial categorization task. Forty-one children between the ages of 2.76 and 5.45 ...
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)Self-regulation is one of the most important developments of early childhood. The ability to voluntarily control emotions, actions, and cognitions in the presence of two competing demands is vital to adaptive and autonomous ...