ERIC Number: EJ511435
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Preschool Children Pay Attention to Their Addressees: Effects of Gender Composition on Peer Disputes.
Killen, Melanie; Naigles, Letitia R.
Discourse Processes, v19 n3 p329-46 May-Jun 1995
Examines whether preschool children take the gender of the addressee into account when disputing during peer exchanges. Finds that both boys and girls modified their language use in mixed-sex groups, with boys using fewer commands when more girls were present, and girls using more contradictions in mixed-sex than same-sex groups. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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