Relations between attachment, gender, and behavior with peers in preschool.

@article{Turner1991RelationsBA,
  title={Relations between attachment, gender, and behavior with peers in preschool.},
  author={P J Turner},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1991},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={1475-88}
}
40 4-year-old children and their mothers participated in a study investigating concurrent links between attachment and peer interactions. Security of attachment was assessed in the laboratory from reunion episodes following a 10-min separation. Focal child observations were carried out during indoor free play in preschool. Relations between insecure attachment and peer interactions were different for boys and girls. Insecure boys showed more aggressive, disruptive, assertive, controlling, and… CONTINUE READING