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Day care: a form of temporary care not given by a family member or someone who knows the child, normally outside the childs house.

Social development: aspect of a childs growth concerned with development of sociability where the child learns to relate to others. 

Peer relations: how well children get on with other children, includes childrens ability to make friends and play co operatively with other children.

Examples of daycare: Child minders and nurseries.

A02 of Day care:

Peer relations: - Belsky and Rovine found that infants who had been recieving 20 or more hours of day care during a week were more likely to be insecurely attached (A or C) compared with children at home.  + Clarke Stewart et al found that children who attended day care could negotiate better with peers, Creps and Vernon- Feagans found that children who started daycare before they were 6 years old were more sociable than those who started later.

Agression: -Belsky says children who experienced day care show agression and are less obedient to authority figures, also Field predicted the same thing. NICHD did a longitudinal study until…


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