ERIC Number: ED395652
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
The Significance of Parents' and Grandparents' Role. Proceedings of the Fenno-Hungarian Conference on Developmental Psychology (3rd, Lahti, Finland, July 11-13, 1993).
Kalliopuska, Mirja, Ed.
The third Fenno-Hungarian Conference on Developmental Psychology covered four main concepts: the historical roots and development of social competence through three generations, parent-child interaction, parenthood, and the development of socio-cognitive competence through childhood and adolescence. A series of papers was presented addressing the following topics; (1) infant vocalization; (2) family educational norms in the education of grandchildren; (3) historical roots of sex-atypical careers of women; (4) wantedness and unwantedness of children over three generations; (5) human relations of retired people, their self-actualization and their faith in the future; (6) empathy and prosocial attitudes of students of Special Education; (7) impact of families and state care on children's communication skills; (8) mother attitudes and interaction with learning disabled sons; (9) mother attitudes and interaction with low birthweight babies; (10) ambivalence about motherhood during pregnancy: effects on the caregiving role; (11) father role and family adjustment; (12) fathers as primary caregivers; (13) have parents of boys and girls experienced them differently bringing them up?"; (14) affect of child's age, social status and regional location on marital adjustment; (15) a new approach to the construction of spatial coordinates; (16) competitive behavior in relation to high ability and home environment; (17) culture mediating role of families of high ability children; (18) insecurity of 5- to 6-year-old children; and (19) influence of parent self-esteem and attitudes on the self-esteem of child. All of these papers report research results, many of which contain references and statistical tables. (LSH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Careers, Child Development, Children, Cognitive Development, Communication Skills, Competition, Cross Cultural Studies, Empathy, Family History, Family Influence, Fathers, Fear, Females, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Grandparents, Infant Behavior, Infants, Interpersonal Competence, Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, Longitudinal Studies, Males, Marital Satisfaction, Mothers, Older Adults, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Perceptual Development, Premature Infants, Preservice Teacher Education, Residential Institutions, Retirement, Role of Education, Self Esteem, Sex Differences, Spatial Ability, Special Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Helsinki Univ., Lahti (Finland). Lahti Research and Training Centre.
Identifiers - Location: Finland; Hungary