ERIC Number: EJ626956
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Thinking about the Past: Early Knowledge about Links between Prior Experience, Thinking, and Emotion.
Lagattuta, Kristin Hansen; Wellman, Henry M.
Child Development, v72 n1 p82-102 Jan-Feb 2001
Examined in 2 studies 3- to 7-year-olds and adults' connecting a person's current feelings to past experience. Found that even 3-year-olds demonstrated knowledge about connections between past events and present emotions. Children 5 years and younger revealed cogent understanding in explaining why someone who experienced a previous negative event was currently feeling sad or mad in a positive situation. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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