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ERIC Number: EJ226097
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Dec
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Verbal Proficiency: A Confounding Variable in the Reliability of Children's Attitude Scales?
Barling, Julian
Child Development, v50 n4 p1254-56 Dec 1979
A total of 309 children were divided into eight groups on the basis of their Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test scores. The Nowicki-Strickland Locus of Control (LOC) Scale and the Children's Psychological Conservatism Scale were administered. Findings indicate a curvilinear relationship between verbal ability and the reliability of the LOC scale. (RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Nowicki Strickland Locus of Control Scale