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Recchia, Holly E.; Wainryb, Cecilia; Howe, Nina – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2013
This study examined associations between parents' attributions of culpability and their observed interventions into sibling conflict. A total of 61 primary caregivers judged who was at fault for a sibling conflict and subsequently discussed the event with their two children (aged 4-10 years). Nonunilateral fault attributions (blaming both children…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Sibling Relationship, Siblings
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Porta, Sandra Della; Howe, Nina – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
Mothers' and school-aged children's perceptions of types of power executed (coercive, reward, legitimate, information, negotiation, and sneaky) in three domains of conflict (personal, conventional, and prudential) were investigated. Participants included 41 children ranging from 7 to 12 years (M = 10.12, SD = 1.42) and their mothers. Perceptions…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Conflict, Rewards, Mothers
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Howe, Nina; Rinaldi, Christina M.; Recchia, Holly E. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2010
Internal state language is a unique indicator of children's social understanding. In the current study, the role of context and type of internal state language was investigated. Mother-child internal state discourse in 32 middle-class Canadian families (child M age = 46.4 months) was examined across four contexts: (1) a reflective picture task,…
Descriptors: Mothers, Preschool Children, Social Cognition, Investigations
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Recchia, Holly E.; Howe, Nina; Alexander, Stephanie – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2009
This study examined siblings' teaching strategies in 72 dyads (firstborn and second born, M ages = 81.64 and 56.31 months) as a function of dyad age, age gap between siblings, and teacher birth order. One child per dyad was randomly assigned to teach her or his sibling to construct a tractor toy. Interactions were coded for the topic of teachers'…
Descriptors: Siblings, Sibling Relationship, Birth Order, Teaching Methods