Independence-supportive praise versus interdependence-promoting praise

@article{Wang2008IndependencesupportivePV,
  title={Independence-supportive praise versus interdependence-promoting praise},
  author={Yan Z. Wang and Angela R. Wiley and Chi-yue Chiu},
  journal={International Journal of Behavioral Development},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={13 - 20}
}
  • Yan Z. Wang, A. Wiley, C. Chiu
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Behavioral Development
This study used dinnertime observational data to investigate parental praise in Chinese-immigrant and European-American families. Three process models of praise with distinctive communicative content were uncovered. Two models focus on adherence to parental expectations, which promote the development of an interdependent self (interdependence-promoting praise). One focuses on child's self-initiated behaviors and supports the development of an independent self (independence-supportive praise… Expand

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