ERIC Number: EJ428149
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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The "Child of Divorce" as a Person Prototype: Bias in the Recall of Information about Children in Divorced Families.
Amato, Paul R.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v53 n1 p59-69 Feb 1991
Used perspective of cognitive social psychology to explore "child of divorce" prototype with college student subjects (n=403) in three studies. Employed free-recall task to generate descriptions of children from divorced families in first study; second and third studies tested hypothesis that people recall information about children from divorced families in biased manner. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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