Wishes and Gratitude of Students from Private and Public Schools

@inproceedings{MeronVargas2016WishesAG,
  title={Wishes and Gratitude of Students from Private and Public Schools},
  author={E. A. Merçon-Vargas and M. Pieta and L. Freitas and Jonathan R. H. Tudge},
  year={2016}
}
  • E. A. Merçon-Vargas, M. Pieta, +1 author Jonathan R. H. Tudge
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • We examined social class (measured by attendance in public or private schools), gender, and age-related variations in the expression of wishes and gratitude of 430 7- to 14-year-olds (181 male, 62.1% from public schools). Chi-square analysis indicated that students from private schools expressed significantly more social-oriented wishes and connective gratitude, whereas those from public schools expressed significantly more self-oriented wishes. Girls in the public schools expressed… CONTINUE READING
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