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ERIC Number: EJ464495
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Why Siblings Are Important Agents of Cognitive Development: A Comparison of Siblings and Peers.
Azmitia, Margarita; Hesser, Joanne
Child Development, v64 n2 p430-44 Apr 1993
Found that, in unstructured building sessions, kindergartners were more likely to observe, imitate, and consult their second- or third-grade siblings than their older peers. Older siblings were also more likely to provide additional explanations and positive feedback than older peers when instructing younger children. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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