ERIC Number: EJ264321
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-May
Reference Count: 0
Development of School-Age Children's Stereotypic Attitudes toward Mentally Retarded Children.
Gottlieb, Jay; Switzky, Harvey N.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v86 n6 p596-600 May 1982
Developmental changes in the structure of attitudes toward mentally retarded children in 585 elementary school-aged students were investigated. Four orthogonal factors characterized their responses: General Negative Evaluation, General Positive Evaluation, Likeability, and Unhappiness. Increased age was associated with decreased negative stereotypes and increased specific stereotypes. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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