HD 320 Article review 2

HD 320 Article review 2 - Young Children's Ability to...

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In an article by Carrick & Quas, the researchers look into young children’s ability to differentiate between fantasy, and reality, and the effects that emotions played on this ability. The researchers measured the link between the two by conducting experiments that measured the children’s reactions and ability to determine if the situations were fantasy or reality (Carrick & Quas, 2006). In the study the researchers obtained a group of 128 children ages 3 to 5. In the sample, there were 69 girls and 59 boys. The age breakdown was as follows: 40 three year olds, 56 four year olds and 32 five year olds. The group of children was also ethnically diverse, in the sample there were children of Hispanic descent, Asian Americans, and Caucasian children. This was the only demographic included in the study, so it was unable to determine parental education, Once the researchers had enough children to be a representative sample, the researchers informed the school administrators of how the study would be conducted. The study would take
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course HDFS 217 302 32 taught by Professor All during the Spring '08 term at Colorado State.

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