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An ethological study of the exploratory and play behaviour of pre-school children.
The behaviour of a group of nursery school children with respect to a novel object in a familiar playground was recorded on videotape and film. Recording sessions of half an hour's duration took place on 5 consecutive days. ...
Psychological maturity as a moderator variable in academic achievement / implications for counselling.
The problem investigated is the contribution of non-intellectual factors, in particular the level of psychosocial maturity, to the academic achievement of the high school pupil. It has generally been shown that Intelligence ...
Personality correlates to performance under stress in simulated chemical plant emergencies.
When a fault develops in a chemical plant process, the plant operator must identify the fault rapidly and take immediate corrective action. The interaction of process factors varies from fairly to highly complex (in extreme ...
The development of communicative competence : the ontogenesis of joint co-ordinated interaction between mother and infant.
An analysis of mother-infant interaction during the preverbal period has revealed the importance of gaze in establishing the phatic channel and in the development of an intersubjectivity between them. Before the infant ...
The relevance of mothers' speech in communication with the pre-verbal child.
In this research project, the speech which four mothers used to address their language-learning infants was examined. Part 1. A Descriptive analysis of mother's speech to infants led to the conclusion that this speech is ...