Navigation Links
Teenagers want to finish their studies and leave home
Date:6/18/2010

Two researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) have studied the relationship between teenagers' goals and antisocial behaviour. The results show that the principal goal of young people is to finish their studies and leave home. The most antisocial among them place greater importance on popularity with others.

"The goals that teenagers place most importance on are to do with leaving home, work and education, in other words they are related to finishing their studies and academic achievements", Laura Lpez Romero, co-author of the study with Estrella Romero and a researcher at the USC, tells SINC.

"Antisocial goals are to deceive, steal or bypass rules and laws, but not as a means to an end, rather as an end in themselves. In other words, taking part in this kind of behaviour is a goal in itself for adolescents, because it allows them to achieve social recognition and to establish an identity and antisocial reputation, which gives them a certain level of popularity with others", says Lpez Romero.

The objective of the study, which has been published recently in the Spanish Journal of Psychology, was to study how teenagers' goals were structured, and the relationship between these and antisocial behaviour. It was based on questionnaires handed out to a sample of 488 participants, aged between 12 and 18, at six public schools in Galicia.

The students had to state the importance they placed on each goal, using a scale of six options. "Then we analyzed the young people's involvement in antisocial behaviour", the expert points out. The study is based on these data. The researchers also studied the role of gender in the relationship between goals and antisocial behaviour.

The conditioning of gender roles

Out of the teenagers interviewed, 233 were boys (47.8 %) and 254 were girls (52.2%). "We observed very classic differences between the two groups. The girls placed more importanc
'/>"/>

Contact: SINC
info@plataformasinc.es
34-914-251-820
FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Study reveals that immigrant teenagers eat better than Spanish teenagers
2. Scientists shed new light on behavior of shark tweens and teenagers
3. Early artificial pancreas trials show benefits for kids, teenagers with diabetes overnight
4. Did the solar system bounce finish the dinosaurs?
5. Oil spray reduces greenhouse gas emissions from pig finishing barns
6. Harvick Breaks 115-Race Winless Streak To Take the Checkered Flag in Dramatic Finish at Talladega
7. ESF EURYI award winner aims to stop cancer cells reading their own DNA
8. Elephantnose fish see with their chin
9. Flies can turn off their immune response
10. UCR plant cell biologist to study how plant stem cells maintain and change their identity
11. Species still have more viable offspring if they can choose their best mate
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Teenagers want to finish their studies and leave home
(Date:7/11/2014)... explored two different ways that allow unprecedented experimental ... formation of oxygen molecules in photosynthesis. The two ... Nature Communications . , "The new knowledge ... water oxidation, which are key components for building ... solar energy in fuels like hydrogen, ethanol or ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... kidney injury related to the use of hydroxyethyl starch ... molecules, according to a report in Anesthesia & ... Society (IARS). , The "total mass of HES molecules" ... renal proximal tubule cells (PTCs), concludes the laboratory study ... Wrzburg, Austria. Other factorssuch as differences in the ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... addition to the hippocampus, the marginal division of ... memory. What is the impact degree of substance ... and memory function? Yan Yu and his team, ... found, using immunofluorescence staining, that substance P receptor, ... and striatal marginal division of normal rats. Unilateral ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Molecular snapshots of oxygen formation in photosynthesis 2In lab studies, hydroxyethyl starch has direct harmful effects on kidney cells 2
... provide key insights for scientists and medical researchers, but ... pose some key challenges. Researchers at North Carolina ... the parameters used in such models which may ... fertility. "These oscillatory systems are found in everything ...
... facility in the US, researchers at the University of Gothenburg have ... is to film how proteins work at molecular level. ... cells could be the key to cures for everything from cancer ... University of Gothenburg, and his research group were among the first ...
... Carrying a gun in bear country doesn,t mean you,re more protected ... out of Brigham Young University. A study led by BYU ... gun is no more effective in keeping people from injury or ... really isn,t about the kind of gun you carry, it,s about ...
Cached Biology News:New method for estimating parameters may boost biological models 2New method for estimating parameters may boost biological models 3More effective method of imaging proteins 2BYU study: Using a gun in bear encounters doesn't make you safer 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... OAKS, Calif., July 10, 2014   Ceres, Inc ... and seed company, announced today financial results for the ... update on its business. Ceres reported that ... in product performance this growing season in Brazil, which ... affected the company,s sorghum evaluation areas for part of ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... of Adelaide research may help in the fight against ... detect tiny quantities of explosives with the use of ... journal Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical , the ... detect explosives in concentrations as low as 6.3 ppm ... only a few minutes. , "Traditionally explosives detection has ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... the journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy ... and sleep deprivation have a significant effect on our ... the best time of day to test for diseases ... medicines effectively. , Researchers from the University of Surrey ... links between sleep deprivation, body clock disruption and metabolism, ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Columbia researchers have observed the fractional quantum Hall effect ... of matter can be tuned by an electric field. ... occur when electrons confined to thin sheets are exposed ... collective behavior where thousands of individual electrons behave as ... this effect is well established, many details of this ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9Detecting trace amounts of explosives with light 2Time of day crucial to accurately test for diseases, new research finds 2Columbia researchers observe tunable quantum behavior in bilayer graphene 2Columbia researchers observe tunable quantum behavior in bilayer graphene 3
... IgG1 Using UNOsphere S and CHT , ... , Henry Lai, PhD, and Samuel G Franklin, PhD, ... USA , , ... a variety of sources have been purified , using ...
... Agencourt offers primer walking sequencing of PCR products, ... submit your template in either raw or , ... Select from either single stranded coverage for confirmation sequencing , ... clone validation , purposes. , ...
... , RNAClean is a ... isolates RNA or cDNA from in vitro transcription, cDNA or RNA ... As gene expression profiling , analysis and ... effective, automated purification reagent is required. Traditional purification , ...
Cached Biology Technology:Purification of Murine IgG1 Using UNOsphere S and CHT , Ceramic Hydroxyapatite Chromatography, Rev A 2Purification of Murine IgG1 Using UNOsphere S and CHT , Ceramic Hydroxyapatite Chromatography, Rev A 3Purification of Murine IgG1 Using UNOsphere S and CHT , Ceramic Hydroxyapatite Chromatography, Rev A 4Primer Walking 2RNA & cDNA Purification Using RNAClean 2RNA & cDNA Purification Using RNAClean 3RNA & cDNA Purification Using RNAClean 4RNA & cDNA Purification Using RNAClean 5
The PxE Thermal Cycler (PxE) is a licensed 96 well PCR machine, developed to provide all fundamental features for value for money thermal cycling....
Control primers and template for 5kb and 15 kb products....
Our original highly-purified, robust Taq Polymerase which delivers consistently high yields and minimal background...
...
Biology Products: