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ERIC Number: EJ1219128
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1554-5210
Role of Temperament Traits and Empathy Skills of Preschool Children in Predicting Emotional Adjustment
Beceren, Burcu Özdemir; Özdemir, Atiye Adak
International Journal of Progressive Education, v15 n3 p91-107 2019
This research aimed to investigate the role of temperament traits and empathy skills of preschool children in predicting social emotional adjustment. Designed in accordance with the relational screening method, the study was completed with 284 children attending preschool educational institutions in Çanakkale provincial center in the 2017-2018 educational year, their teachers, and parents. Research data were collected using the Short Temperament Scale (Yagmurlu & Sanson, 2009), Preschool Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale (Balat Uyanik & Özdemir Beceren, 2014) and Empathy Questionnaire (Adak Özdemir & Uysal, 2017). The research results show that there are significant correlations between temperament traits, empathy skills and social emotional adjustment of children. The subdimensions of temperament and empathy significantly predicted the social emotional adjustment subdimensions of family involvement, social confidence, readiness for school and emotional adjustment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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