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Beyond politeness: the expression of gratitude in children and adolescents
We present results from a study about the expression of gratitude in children and adolescents. Four hundred and thirty children, aged 7 to 14 years old (58% female), answered the questions: "What isExpand
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The transition to school: Reflections from a contextualist perspective
The first day of school arrives. Some of the children enter in tears, others with excited looks on their faces, and yet others come into the classroom with tentative steps, a mixture of holding on toExpand
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The Cultural Ecology of Play: Methodological Considerations for Studying Play in Its Everyday Contexts
Children’s play in industrialized societies such as the United States tends to be observed either under controlled conditions, in a laboratory or studied via closed-choice questionnaires, or underExpand
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Conceptions of US and Brazilian early childhood care and education: A historical and comparative analysis
Children's first years of life are fundamental for healthy development. Appropriate care and education in the early years are far more useful than dealing with later problems, and in both the UnitedExpand
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Child-Rearing Values in Southern Brazil
The authors examine social-class differences in parents’ child-rearing values for autonomy, self-direction, and conformity and the extent to which their values are influenced by their perceptions ofExpand
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Atenção à primeira infância nos EUA e no Brasil
Various cultural, social, and economic changes have led to the rapid growth of policies designed to support young children's care and education. Our discussion of these policies is both historicalExpand
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The feeling of gratitude in 5- to 12-year-old children
Results are presented from a study about the development of the feeling of gratitude in childhood. The participants were 12 children, distributed equally across three age groups (5-6, 7-8, and 11-12Expand
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Piaget e a consciência moral: um kantismo evolutivo?
This paper gives the main results of a research on Piaget's theory of morality. In the study of his texts on morality, the method of structural analysis was used. This analysis made it possible toExpand
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Developing Gratitude in Children and Adolescents
This important and timely volume provides the conceptual framework for studying the development of gratitude, with a comprehensive and international set of authors approaching the topic fromExpand
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The Virtue of Gratitude: A Developmental and Cultural Approach
There has been a burgeoning interest in gratitude in adults, adolescents, and children, with most scholars examining the relations between variations in level of gratitude, treated largely as anExpand
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