Maternal regulation of children's problem-solving behavior and its impact on children's performance.

@article{Freund1990MaternalRO,
  title={Maternal regulation of children's problem-solving behavior and its impact on children's performance.},
  author={Lisa S. Freund},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1990},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={
          113-26
        }
}
  • L. Freund
  • Published 1 February 1990
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
This study focused on a social interaction theory of the development of cognitive self-regulation. Specifically, the effect of mother-child interaction on the child's ability to problem solve was investigated. The general predictions were (1) children who interacted with their mothers throughout a problem-solving task would subsequently exhibit improved independent performance over practice-control children, who received corrective feedback from a female experimenter at the end of the task; (2… Expand
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