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Marschark, Marc; Edwards, Lindsey; Peterson, Candida; Crowe, Kathryn; Walton, Dawn – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
Theory of Mind--the understanding that people have thoughts, wants, and beliefs that influence their interpersonal behavior--is an aspect of social cognition that develops with consistent, increasing complexity across age groups, languages, and cultures. Observed delays in theory of mind development among deaf children and others has led to a…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Deafness, Comprehension, Beliefs
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Aldalur, Aileen; Schooler, Deborah – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
The sociocultural model of eating disorders highlights the role of internalization of the thin ideal in the development of negative body image and disordered eating. Considering the limited diversity of models in mainstream media, individuals belonging to minoritized cultural groups may resist identifying with and internalizing mainstream beauty…
Descriptors: Deafness, Females, Undergraduate Students, Human Body
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Li, Degao; Wang, Shaai; Zhang, Fan; Zhu, Li; Wang, Tao; Wang, Xiaolu – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2019
Irony comprehension can be a kind of challenge to those who are relatively less skillful in reading. To examine how DHH college students (DCSs) were different from hearing college students (HCSs) in the reading of ironic discourses, we conducted two experiments in the self-paced reading task. In Experiment 1, the statement was either literally…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, College Students, Figurative Language