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ERIC Number: ED050818
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Feb-7
Pages: 10
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Measuring Differential Development in Young Children.
Garber, Howard L.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the Ivanov-Smolensky procedure as an effective clinical device for the assessment of cognitive development in children under four years old. This procedure, expressly developed for assessing development in children with limited verbal skills, minimizes some of the research problems associated with young children since it requires only that a child respond to simple verbal commands and colored lights by squeezing a rubber bulb. Four groups of children (n=27), varying in age and IQ, were formed to test the sensitivity of the procedure to detect differential development. It was expected that if the procedure was sensitive, superior performance would be shown in the form of an increase in regulatory control with increased levels of development. Performance scores were submitted to analysis of variance and then multivariate analysis. Results showed that the Ivanov-Smolensky procedure has promise as a research device. (AJ)
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