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(Zahn-Waxler + 1979)

Title:  Child Rearing and Children's Prosocial Initiations toward Victims of Distress.
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Publication:  CHILD DEVELOPMENT 50/2 (1979): 319-330.
Authors:   
  • Zahn-Waxler, C.;
  •  Radke-Yarrow, M.; 
  •  King, R. A.
Date:  (1979)
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Zahn-Waxler, C.; Radke-Yarrow, M.; and King, R. A. "Child Rearing and Children's Prosocial Initiations toward Victims of Distress." CHILD DEVELOPMENT 50/2 (1979): 319-330.

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  • Reviewed in Meta-study (COTTON)*
  •  Investigates the behavior of small children in circumstances where they were either an observer or the cause of others' distress in relation the behaviors of their mothers in similar circumstances. Empathic parenting was positively related to altruistic and conciliatory behavior by children. (COTTON)*  


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