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ERIC Number: EJ501938
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0146-8693
Preschoolers' Evaluations of Physical Disabilities: A Consideration of Attitudes and Behavior.
Cohen, Robert; And Others
Journal of Pediatric Psychology, v19 n1 p103-111 Feb 1994
Used a standard picture-ranking task to assess preschooler's attitudes about orthopedically handicapped individuals. Found that children as young as preschool age can hold a functionally related preference for a normal over a physically handicapped person. Children who held this preference interacted differently in social situations than children who did not. (AA)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Journal availability: Society of Pediatric Psychology, Plenum Publishing Corp., 233 Spring St., New York, NY 10013-1578.