Mother-child conversations about gender understanding the acquisition of essentialist beliefs by Susan A. Gelman

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StatementSusan A. Gelman, Marianne G. Taylor, Simone P. Nguyen ; with commentary by Campbell Leaper, Rebecca S. Bigler.
SeriesMonographs of the Society for Research in Child Development -- Vol.69, no.1
ContributionsTaylor, Marianne G., Nguyen, Simone P., Society for Research in Child Development.
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Paginationvii, 145p. ;
Number of Pages145
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Open LibraryOL16262857M

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Mother-Child Conversations about Gender: Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development Serial No. Vol. 69, No. 1, Susan A. Gelman, Marianne G. Taylor and Simone P. Nguyen Published by Blackwell Publishing: Boston, MA (). The present study examines mother-child conversations about gender, to examine (1) children's essentialist beliefs about gender, and (2) the role of maternal input in fostering such beliefs.

We videotaped 72 mothers and their sons/daughters (mean ages, or ) discussing a picture book that depicted stereotypical and counter. picture book that focused on gender.

A consistent contrast was found between mothers' explicit endorsement of gender stereotypes and implicit emphasis on gender. Marianne Taylor is the editor of Mother-Child Conversations about Gender, published by Wiley.

Customer : $ : Mother-Child Conversations about Gender (Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development) (): Format: Paperback. The present study examines mother-child conversations about gender, to examine (1) children's essentialist beliefs about gender, and (2) the role of maternal input in fostering such beliefs.

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[Susan A Gelman; Marianne G Taylor; Simone P Nguyen; Campbell Leaper; Rebecca S Bigler] -- This looks at how mothers and young children talk about gender, to discover the potential role of language in fostering gender stereotypes.

This monograph provides the first in-depth look at how mothers and young children talk about gender, to discover the potential role of language in fostering gender stereotypes. Mothers and their sons/daughters, who were 2-½, 4-½, or 6-½ years of age, were videotaped discussing a picture book that focused on gender.

A consistent contrast was found between mothers’. there was consensus so far that the harmonious relationship climate in secure mother-child dyads is linked to appropriate mother-child conversations, which in turn Mother-child conversations about gender book children’s language skills (e.g., Costantini et al., ; van IJzendoorn et al., ), the present study found this link for father-child dyads : Lukas Teufl, Felix Deichmann, Barbara Supper, Lieselotte Ahnert.

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In a study of mother-child conversations, mothers who firmly believed in gender equality _____. do little to instill those ideas in their children In most aspects of differential treatment of boys and girls, fathers _____.

Mother-child conversations about gender: understanding the acquisition of essentialist beliefs. Mother-child conversations about gender: Understanding the acquisition of essentialist beliefs. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 69 (1), I Project Description for Books Project.

AbstractIn this research, mothers were asked to discuss four specific past events during which their to 3 5-month-old children experienced happiness, sadness, anger, and fear. Results suggest that mothers discuss the emotions of sadness and anger quite differently with daughters than with sons.

Conversations about sadness were longer and emphasized the causes of Cited by: During a study of mother-child conversations during picture-book reading, mothers who believed in gender equality often affirmed their children's stereotypical beliefs. According to Erikson, the psychological conflict of the preschool years is.

Participants included 32 Indigenous Spanish-speaking mother–child pairs from the southern Ecuadorian Andes. Mothers were asked to record interactions in which they participated in narrative conversations with their child. Findings suggest that diminutives played a salient part in the socialization of emotion in this Indigenous by: 4.

AbstractIn this research, mothers were asked to discuss four specific past events during which their to 3 5-month-old children experienced happiness, sadness, anger, and fear. Results suggest that mothers discuss the emotions of sadness and anger quite differently with daughters than with sons.

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Mother-child conversations about gender: Understanding the acquisition of essentialist beliefs. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development. Vol No. In his brilliant and illuminating book, other lasting effects appear to be gender in the Emotional Context of Mother-Child Conversations about the Past.” Sex Roles, Mother-child emotion talk [].

Mothers play a significant role in shaping children's emotions. Small, everyday activities and conversations collectively work to improve a.

A generation of feminist research has explored the extent to which the roles--and expectations--of women and men vary across cultures. In this volume, leading anthropologists reflect on the evidence and theories, broadening the conventional field of comparison to include female/male relationships among nonhuman primates and introducing fresh case studies that range from Reviews: 1.

Mother-child conversations at 36 months and at pre-kindergarten: Relations to children's school readiness Tonia N. Cristofaro and Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda Journal of Early Childhood Literacy 1, Cited by: Likewise, in a project examining parent-child conversations about gender, the rate of maternal generics ranged from 0% to 67% of all on-task utterances (Gelman, Taylor, & Nguyen, ).

However, past work was limited by recording mother-child dyads in only a Cited by: conversations during a picture-book task; measures of EU and ToM came from chil- Including fathers as well as mothers raises concern about gender effects in parents’ In the current study we examine father–child and mother–child conversations on separate occasions.

In doing so, the current research is the first to. This study examined gender, age, and task differences in positive touch and physical proximity during mother–child and father–child conversations. Sixty-five Spanish mothers and fathers and their 4- (M = months, SD = ) and 6-year-old (M = months, SD = ) children participated in this study.

Positive touch was examined during a Cited by: 4. Gender Typing Gender- stereotyped Beliefs and Behaviors l Biological influences on Gender yping t l Environmental influences on Gender typing l Gender identity l Reducing Gender stereotyping in young Children nsoCIAl Issues: eduCAtIon Children Learn About Gender Through Mother–Child Conversations Child Rearing and Emotional and Social Development.

Robyn Fivush is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for the Liberal Arts at Emory University, College of Arts and Sciences in Atlanta, GA. She is well known for her research on parent-child narrative (i.e., story telling and reminiscing) in relation to the development of autobiographical memory.

Fivush is affiliated with the Departments of. Spontaneous book reading conversations in father-child and mother-child dyads were coded from videotapes, capturing five modes of conversation derived from research on dialogic reading.

Path modelling examined the association of these modes on children’s RLS and ELS in concurrence with parental attachment and : Lukas Teufl, Felix Deichmann, Barbara Supper, Lieselotte Ahnert. This book explores how change often involves conflict and competing norms, both social and linguistic.

Drawing on their own extensive research, as well as other key literature, the authors argue that the connections between language and gender are deep yet fluid, and arise in social practice.

Mother-child conversations about gender Cited by:   This study compares interactions during joint book reading of 14 Taiwanese and 15 American mother–child pairs from low-income families.

All mother–child pairs read the same book, ‘The very hungry caterpillar’, at home and their interactions were ese and American mothers demonstrated both similarities and differences during joint book by: • Children’s gender stereotyping through mother–child conversations and peer experiences • Childhood overweight and obesity, including contributing factors, developmental consequences, and effective interventions • Drawing and reading maps in middle childhood • The Flynn effect: massive generational gains in IQ.

Previous studies have also identified differences between mother–child and father–child conversations (Gleason, ; Rowe, Coker, & Pan, ; Walker & Armstrong, ), as well as an effect of father's presence on mother–child interaction (Clarke‐Stewart, ).

Therefore, in our analysis we included children's age and the presence of Cited by:   Children’s gender-stereotypical dress and appearance might be one of the first representations of children’s emerging sense of gender identity. Gender self-socialization theories posit that as children become more aware of gender categories, they become motivated to adhere to gender stereotypes, such as by expressing interest in dressing in feminine or masculine by: 3.

• Young children’s learning about gender through mother-child conversations • Cultural variations in communication within gender-segregated peer groups Chapter 9: • Overweight and obesity, including current U.S. prevalence rates, international comparisons, and coverage of contributing factors and health and psychological consequencesAvailability: This item is out of print and has been.

The purpose of this study was to compare (1) mother-child interactions in three different contexts: sharing a picture book in traditional paper format, sharing an electronic book in CD-ROM format and sharing an electronic book in video-clip format; (2) a mother’s interactions with her 7- and 3-year-old child; and (3) how children’s initiations differ according to age.

Two boys and their Author: Ji Eun Kim. In this study the socialization of affect through language (cf. Ochs and Schieffelin, ) is analyzed in three Japanese mother-child pairs, with special emphasis on kowai, ‘be scary/be afraid (of)’.Results indicate that the mothers and their two-year-olds already share an extensive affect lexicon, consisting primarily of adjectives and verbs that encode specific emotional Cited by:   Emotion talk in mother-child conversations of the shared past: The effects of culture, gender, and event valence.

Journal of cognition and development, 6(4), 7 Wang, Q. Emotion situation knowledge in American and Chinese preschool children and adults. Cognition & Emotion, 17(5), Highlights Study assessed intervention enhancing discourse when reading to preschoolers of low SES.

Parents were taught to focus on books’ literacy and social cognitive aspects. Control group read each book without further guidance. Intervention increased references to literacy and social cognition themes.

Discourse improved beyond parents’ education, children's gender, Cited by:   Additionally, relative to naturalistic mother-child conversations, a structured picture book task can provide a rich set of information about mothers’ emotion socialization behaviors (Beeghly, Bretherton, & Mervis, ), and it is thought to provide a context that promotes mothers’ emotion language, especially for mothers who rarely Cited by:.

C.E. Smith and I. Wu, Mother–Child Conversations About Thoughts, Desires, and Emotions, Socializing Children Through Language, /B, (), (). Crossref Kimberly R. Kelly, Mother-Child Conversations and Child Memory Narratives: The Roles of Child Gender and Attachment, Psychology of Language and Cited by: For younger students, steer clear of activities that involve gender stereotyping—like making cards shaped like ties for Father’s Day.

If you do plan to hold an event for either Mother’s Day or Father’s Day where students invite a caregiver to the school, make sure no student is alone while most others have someone who can attend. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, Vol Issue 2, MarchPages –, This gender distribution could be owing to families with daughters being more likely to participate or to boys sustaining more serious and life-threatening injuries, which would have excluded them from the study.

Mother-child conversations about safety Cited by: 4.

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