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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