ERIC Number: EJ515737
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Family Emotional Expressiveness in the Development of Children's Social Competence.
Boyum, Lisa Ann; Parke, Ross D.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v57 n3 p593-608 Aug 1995
Explored the connection between emotional expression in the child's family environment and children's social competence with school peers using direct observation of affective dimensions in naturalistic environment (n=50). Reported expressiveness and observed parental affect were both found to be meaningful predictors of children's sociometric ratings. Found sex differences. (JBJ)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Affective Measures, Emotional Adjustment, Expressive Language, Family Relationship, Fathers, Interpersonal Competence, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children, Naturalistic Observation, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Skills, Peer Influence, Primary Education, Sex Differences
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A