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ERIC Number: EJ645852
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Problem-Solving, Contention, and Struggle: How Siblings Resolve a Conflict of Interests.
Ram, Avigail; Ross, Hildy S.
Child Development, v72 n6 p1710-22 Nov-Dec 2001
Observed in a laboratory setting how dyads, ages 4 and 6 years or 6 and 8 years, negotiated division of toys. Found that children used a preponderance of constructive problem-solving strategies rather than contentious tactics. Degree of conflict of interests and quality of sibling relationships predicted use of problem-solving and contentious strategies and related to type of resolution achieved. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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