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ERIC Number: EJ438160
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
Cross-National Comparison of How Children Distinguish Serious and Playful Fighting.
Costabile, Angela; And Others
Developmental Psychology, v27 n5 p881-87 Sep 1991
Found a consensus in children's judgments of videotaped fighting episodes as playful or serious. Results were similar for Italian and English children, for 8 and 12 year olds and for girls and boys. The most frequently cited judgment criterion was physical actions. A questionnaire study yielded a further criterion of facial expression. (BC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Italy; United Kingdom (Sheffield)