How could someone who rewards me be wrong? Young children's preferences for and attributions of competence to inaccurate rewarding versus inaccurate non-rewarding interaction partners.

Barth, Maria.

Abstract: Preschool-aged children are adept at detecting another person's obvious inaccuracy or ineffectiveness. Do the social emotional characteristics of an agent influence children's preferences for an agent? Do these characteristics influence children's assessments of an agent's competence? Previous research shows that adults who have high self-esteem are more likely than those who have low se... read more

Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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