ERIC Number: EJ380661
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Adults' Thinking about a Child-rearing Problem: Effects of Experience, Parental Status, and Gender.
Holden, George W.
Child Development, v59 n6 p1623-32 Dec 1988
Investigated the effects of caregiving experience on adults' thinking about a child-rearing problem. Study 1 found that, of 192 adults, parents were better than nonparents at diagnosing the cause of a baby's crying. Study 2 extended the first study's findings to 42 mothers and 42 nonmothers. (SKC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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