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A study of certain non-cognitive factors affecting reading achievement in emotionally disturbed school children

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  • Bf Psychology
  • Lc Special Aspects Of Education
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  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Medicine

Abstract

A STUDY OF CERTAIN NON-COGNITIVE FACTORS AFFECTING READING ACHIEVEL NT IN EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED SCHOOL CHILDREN Ph. D. Thesis (The University of Glasgow) NEIL M. BROWN M. A. # LI. Ed. APRIL 1975 ACKNOWLEDGEQUITS. I wish to acknowledge the guidance received from Lir. P. A. D, Gardner and Fars. R. Pickfc"d, and the help given by Dr. A. Shirley, all of the University; my thanks to Sister Catherine and the staff of Notre Dame Child Guidance Clinic, especially the social workers and play therapists without whose help the research could not have been conducted; to Miss Downie of Notre Dame College of Education who provided computing facilities; and to my wife who acted as proof-reader. Finally, I wish to thank Lirs. Christine Carline for typing the thesis. CONTENTS Summary i-v PART OIM. INTRODUCTION 1 The origin, aims, and setting 1-6 PART TWO REVIEW OF M, LITERATURE LT overview of factors associated with reading disability. 7- 14 Physical 7 Emotional 9 Environmental 11 11 The effects of parental attitudes on children's personality and school performance 15 - 24 Introduction 15 The effects of parental Acceptance and Rejection on the child's behaviour 17 The effects of parental Acceptance and Rejection on the child's school performance 20 V The personality theory of H. J. Eysenck 25 -., 34 Studies on the relationship between introversion - extraversion, neuroticism stability, and school performance 35 - 45 The use of the terms "anxiety" and "neuroticism" 35 The relationship between introversion- extraversion and performance at the school level 36 The relationship between introversion- extraversion and performance at higher education level 39 The relationship between stability - neuroticism and perfornanceat the school level 41 The relationship between stability- neuroticism and performance at the higher education level 44 A brief review of the effects

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