ERIC Number: EJ261678
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Importance of Perceived Similarity in Improving Children's Attitudes toward Mentally Retarded Peers.
Siperstein, Gary N.; Chatillon, Alice C.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v86 n5 p453-58 Mar 1982
Effects of perceived similarity on 96 fifth- and sixth-grade children's attitudes toward mentally retarded peers were examined. Results showed that children responded more positively toward a retarded target who was depicted as similar to them than toward one who was not. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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