Linguistic means of Russian negative image formation in British media discourse in 2014-2015s - Boeva-Omelechko Natalya Borisovna; Posternyak Kseniya Pavlovna
The problem discussed in the article is topical due to the formation of the new branch of linguistics - imagology, dealing with means of formation of images of states. The authors analyze linguistic devices, used by British journalists for establishing negative associations with the name of our country in minds of British people. The main aim of these publications is to show the danger and threat, connected with our country and to form corresponding myths and stereotypes.
Effect of Early Institutionalization and Foster Care on Long-term White Matter Development - Bick, Johanna; Zhu, Tong; Stamoulis, Catherine; Fox, Nathan A.; Zeanah, Charles; Nelson, Charles A.
IMPORTANCE: Severe neglect in early life is associated with compromises in brain development and associated behavioral functioning. Although early intervention has been shown to support more normative trajectories of brain development, specific improvements in the white matter pathways that underlie emotional and cognitive development are unknown. OBJECTIVE: To examine associations among neglect in early life, early intervention, and the microstructural integrity of white matter pathways in middle childhood.
DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project is a randomized clinical trial of high-quality foster care as an intervention for institutionally reared children in Bucharest, Romania, from 2000 through the present....
Preschool Predictors of Kindergarten Language Outcomes - Anne Walk; Hisako Matsuo; Alex Giovanoni
The aim of the present study is to explore a variety of cognitive and social variables which are
most relevant to children’s linguistic success in an educational setting. The study examines
kindergarten English language outcomes in classrooms containing monolingual English speaking
children and bilingual children who speak English and one other language. Data from the
National Center for Early Development and Learning Multistate Study of Pre-Kindergarten
(2001-2003) regarding classroom and student characteristics were used for bilingual (N = 120)
and monolingual (N = 534) children. Hierarchical regression analysis (Study 1) and path analysis
(Study 2) were conducted to determine the cognitive and social variables present in preschool...