ERIC Number: ED027088
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Aug-31
Reference Count: N/A
The Program of Research of the Merrill-Palmer Institute in Conjunction with the Head Start Evaluation and Research Center, Michigan State University. Annual Report. Volume II: Research.
Sigel, Irving E.; And Others
This document is an annual report for the academic year 1966-67 dealing with research of the Merrill-Palmer Institute conducted in conjunction with the Head Start Evaluation and Research Center of Michigan State University. Section one of the report consists of five research studies on learning and cognition: (1) Modification of Classificatory Competence and Level of Representation Among Lower-Class Negro Kindergarten Children (see abstract number ED 021 608); (2) Developmental Studies in Egocentricism: I. Violation of Expectancies; (3) Bidimensional Attention in Lower- and Middle-Class Preschool Children: A Developmental Study; (4) A Training Study of Object Related Fluency; and (5) Exploratory Studies in Creativity. Section two reports the current status of four projects in family studies: (1) Family Aspirations and Expectation; (2) The Dynamics of the Husband-Wife Relationship; (3) Parent-Child Interactions, Attitudes and Focus of Control; and (4) Early Environmental Stimulation. An appendix sets out a comprehensive parent interview form used in the Head Start project. (WD)
Descriptors: Child Development, Classification, Cognitive Development, Creativity, Disadvantaged, Environmental Influences, Family Relationship, Language Ability, Parent Influence, Preschool Children, Research, Research Proposals, Research Reports, Self Actualization, Self Concept, Tactual Perception
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Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.; Institute for Educational Development, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Head Start Evaluation and Research Center.; Merrill-Palmer Inst., Detroit, MI.