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Cryan, John R. – Childhood Education, 1985
This research review examines the findings of those studies of empirically sound methodology which compare matching groups of abused and non-abused children. The evidence consistently demonstrates detrimental consequences in intellectual, emotional, and social development. (Author/DST)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Children, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Testing
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Cryan, John R. – Childhood Education, 1983
With special emphasis on the implications of research findings, issues related to play and learning in general are examined and related to information about the play of handicapped children. Concluding remarks focus on the issue of whether handicapped children can be helped to optimal development through play. (RH)
Descriptors: Children, Disabilities, Elementary Education, Learning
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Hatch, J. Amos – Childhood Education, 1984
Reviews forms and functions of child-to-child interaction in classroom settings, emphasizing the complexity of children's strategies in communication. (CI)
Descriptors: Children, Early Childhood Education, Literature Reviews, Peer Relationship
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Quisenberry, James D. – Childhood Education, 1982
Discusses research focused on characteristics of children's TV commercials, the relationship between commercials and children's learning and reasoning, and effects of commercials on children's language, attitudes, and beliefs. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Beliefs, Childhood Attitudes, Children
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Fox, Marian Nitti – Childhood Education, 1981
Reviews studies examining the relationship between IQ and creativity involving 6- to 13-year-old children. Discusses the effectiveness of creativity training programs. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Children, Creative Development, Creativity, Elementary Education
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Robinson, Bryan E.; And Others – Childhood Education, 1980
Descriptors: Androgyny, Children, Early Childhood Education, Literature Reviews
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Blue, Gladys F. – Childhood Education, 1986
Reviews literature focusing on six aspects of pet-person relationships that are most relevant to the growing child. Areas include love, attachment, and comfort; sensorimotor and nonverbal learning; responsibility, nurturance, and competence; learning about the life cycle; therapeutic benefits; and nurturing humaness, ecological awareness, and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Responsibility, Children, Early Childhood Education
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Kim, Young-Ok; Stevens, Joseph H. Jr. – Childhood Education, 1987
Reviews the literature on some of the major ways that parents and teachers influence the development of prosocial tendencies in children; they include child-rearing practices, social cognition, mood, modeling, and training. Also provides suggestions for parents and teachers to help children behave prosocially. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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Swick, Kevin J.; Graves, Stephen B. – Childhood Education, 1986
Reviews the literature documenting the impact of an internal locus of control orientation for efficacious families and describes how support systems can enhance an internal locus of control for parents and children. (BB)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Children, Family Relationship, Interpersonal Relationship
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Widerstrom, Anne H.; Dudley-Marling, Curtis – Childhood Education, 1986
Reviews literature on handicapped children and their families, particularly parents. Early studies reported devastating effects of handicapping conditions on families, resulting in certain myths. More recent studies reported less devastating effects. Research regarding several such myths is examined. Providers of professional services should…
Descriptors: Children, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Family Life