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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 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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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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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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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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Vulnerable Children? The Heterogeneity of Young Children’s Experiences in Kenya and Brazil
As we show in this chapter, much of the literature about children’s experiences in Kenya focuses on children in rural areas, whose parents have little or no education. The literature on Brazil, onExpand
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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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Children's reading/writing: comparison among groups of different public schools
A fim de tracar perfis e comparar o desempenho de leitura/escrita de 110 criancas de 2a serie de cinco escolas publicas, foram avaliadas leitura e escrita de palavras/pseudopalavras isoladas eExpand
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