ERIC Number: EJ643717
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Intention Understanding and Partner-Sensitive Behaviors in Young Children's Peer Interactions.
Smiley, Patricia A.
Social Development, v10 n3 p330-54 2001
Explored the relation between types of peer behavior in young children to children's level of intention understanding. Found level of intention understanding predicted types of overtures made, types of objects offered, monitoring of partner responses, partner compliance, and types of speech acts addressed to partners. (Author/DLH)
Descriptors: Child Language, Cognitive Development, Context Effect, Inquiry, Intention, Interpersonal Relationship, Interviews, Language Acquisition, Linguistic Competence, Observation, Peer Evaluation, Peer Relationship, Play, Questioning Techniques, Speech Acts, Videotape Recordings, Young Children
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A