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ERIC Number: EJ556943
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Talking about Feelings: Young Children's Ability To Express Emotions.
Aldridge, Michelle; Wood, Joanne
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v21 n12 p1221-34 Dec 1997
Fifty-six children (ages 5-11) were presented with plastic playpeople, and scenarios were enacted to elicit emotionally descriptive vocabulary. Children under the age of 8 had a limited repertoire of labels to describe emotions. Even older children were unable to produce vocabulary expresses emotional concepts described by adults. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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