A Longitudinal Study on the Impact of Small-Sized Supporting Objects on Children Behavior

Abstract

In this study, a preliminary test on 22 Chinese children was conducted. After 11 months, 11 children were successfully re-tested. The results indicated that, whether in body task or object task, children made more scale errors and acts of refusal without reason in the pre-test. Compared with the pre-test, children in the post-test were fully aware of the size of supporting objects, were more likely to refuse with reason, and made active pretending behaviors.

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He, L. , Zhang, J. & Xu, X. (2015). A Longitudinal Study on the Impact of Small-Sized Supporting Objects on Children Behavior. Psychology, 6, 718-726. doi: 10.4236/psych.2015.66070.

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