Cardiff University | Prifysgol Caerdydd ORCA
Online Research @ Cardiff 
WelshClear Cookie - decide language by browser settings

Social context influences planning ahead in three-year-olds

Gerson, Sarah, Bekkering, Harold and Hunnius, Sabine 2016. Social context influences planning ahead in three-year-olds. Cognitive Development 40 , pp. 120-131. 10.1016/j.cogdev.2016.08.010

[img]
Preview
PDF - Published Version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives.

Download (1MB) | Preview

Abstract

Children’s joint action and advance planning skills are both undergoing development during the preschool years, but little is known about how joint action contexts influence children’s advance planning. In the first experiment, three-year-olds (N = 32) were better at planning ahead for a task in an individual compared to a joint condition when playing with a social partner. A second experiment indicated that three-year-olds (N = 32) were as able to plan in advance with a non-social machine as when playing alone, suggesting that the effects found in the first experiment were not a function of different timing or cognitive demands between individual and joint conditions, but were unique to the social context.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Dentistry
Psychology
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Problem solving; Social cognition; Advance planning; Preschoolers; Cognitive development; Social context
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0885-2014
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 26 September 2016
Date of Acceptance: 28 August 2016
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2019 13:34
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/94911

Citation Data

Cited 1 time in Scopus. View in Scopus. Powered By Scopus® Data

Actions (repository staff only)

Edit Item Edit Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics