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ERIC Number: EJ043672
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Social Comparison by Young Children
Masters, John C.
Young Children, 27, 1, 37-60, Oct 71
Beginning with preschool years, children compare the rewards they receive with those received by other children. These comparisons have powerful effects upon subsequent self-rewarding behavior, evaluation of rewards and the sharing of rewards with others. A key process in these developments, social comparison," is reviewed in this article. (Author/WY)
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