ERIC Number: EJ350892
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Similarity as a Factor Effecting Change in Children's Attitudes toward Mentally Retarded Peers.
Bak, John J.; Siperstein, Gary N.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v91 n5 p524-31 Mar 1987
Eighty students (grades 4-6) viewed either a nonretarded, mildly retarded, or moderately retarded child in two videotape vignettes. Attitudes and perceived similarity to the target were assessed. Among results were that children who saw themselves as similar to the target retarded peer evaluated that peer more positively than other children. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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