ERIC Number: EJ251358
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Inanimate Objects in Early Peer Interaction.
Jacobson, Joseph L.
Child Development, v52 n2 p618-26 Jun 1981
Infants were observed at 10, 12, and 14 1/2 months to test whether social interaction among infant peers develops as a by-product of object-centered play. Age differences were noted. Object-centered contact did not influence early social interaction; long interactions emerged at later ages regardless of whether or not toys were present. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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