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ERIC Number: EJ439612
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0175
Gender Differences in Preschooler's Ability to Interpret Common Metaphors.
Lutzer, Victoria DeFilippo
Journal of Creative Behavior, v25 n1 p69-74 1991
Sixty-six preschoolers were asked to explain eight metaphors presented orally. Results indicated that older preschoolers gave significantly more metaphoric correct and metaphoric incorrect responses than did younger preschoolers; boys gave more metaphoric correct responses than girls; and girls gave significantly more consequential responses than boys. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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