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Young children's conflicts with peers and siblings: Gender effects

Vespo, J. E., Pedersen, J. and Hay, Dale ORCID: 1995. Young children's conflicts with peers and siblings: Gender effects. Child Study Journal 25 (3) , pp. 189-212.

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Two studies examined preschoolers' conflict behavior in peer and sibling dyads. Found that conflicts were quickly resolved in nonaggressive ways, and they occurred within the context of ongoing, coordinated play. Most conflicts occurred between same-gender dyads. Age was also found to influence conflict behavior.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Psychology
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Uncontrolled Keywords: Age Differences; Child Behavior; Conflict Resolution; Interpersonal Competence; Peer Relationship; Play; Preschool Children; Sex Differences; Sibling Relationship
Publisher: State University College at Buffalo
ISSN: 0009-4005
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2022 09:06

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