Parent and Child Cognitive Representations of Social Situations and Children ’ s Social Competence

@inproceedings{McDowell2002ParentAC,
  title={Parent and Child Cognitive Representations of Social Situations and Children ’ s Social Competence},
  author={David J. McDowell and Ross D. Parke},
  year={2002}
}
The current study examines the relations among parent and child social information processing components and their links to children’s social competence. Ninety-seven kindergarten children and their mothers and fathers responded to open-ended vignettes that involved conflict with a peer. Goals and strategies for both parents and children were assessed. Results show that there is some consistency between parents and children in the types of goals and strategies that are provided. Further… CONTINUE READING
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