ERIC Number: EJ548203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Origins of Generalized Control Expectancies: Reported Child Stress and Observed Maternal Control and Warmth.
Carton, John S.; Nowicki, Stephen, Jr.
Journal of Social Psychology, v136 n6 p753-60 Dec 1996
Suggests that children who have experienced personal autonomy sufficient to develop a sense of responsibility for the consequences of their actions tend to experience less stress and receive more affectionate treatment from their mothers. Briefly summarizes previous research that supports these findings. (MJP)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Cognitive Development, Decision Making, Individual Power, Life Events, Locus of Control, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence, Personal Autonomy, Primary Education, Reinforcement, Self Control, Social Control, Social Development, Social Psychology, Stress Variables
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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