effect of day care on peer relations

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DiLalla 1988
quantitatively measured amount of time children spent in care and their levels of pro social behavior. Negative correlation found between the two variables,
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Gunnar et al 1997
measured cortisol as indicator of stress. Day care more stressful for less socially competent children who had neg interactions with peers
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Vliestra 1981
Teacher ratings New Zealand children aged 2.5 to 4.5. Those attending day care half a day got on better than those attending full time
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Shea 1981
Naturalistic observation of 4-5 yr olds, 1st 10 weeks of nursery. Behaviour measured: aggression, freq peer interaction, dist from teacher, nearest child. Decrease in dist from ch, levels of aggression, inc dist from teach and peer interaction
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Clarke-Stewart et al 1994
Day care fosters good relations - ch attending day care able to interact more positively in group situations than home reared ch
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measured cortisol as indicator of stress. Day care more stressful for less socially competent children who had neg interactions with peers

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Teacher ratings New Zealand children aged 2.5 to 4.5. Those attending day care half a day got on better than those attending full time

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Naturalistic observation of 4-5 yr olds, 1st 10 weeks of nursery. Behaviour measured: aggression, freq peer interaction, dist from teacher, nearest child. Decrease in dist from ch, levels of aggression, inc dist from teach and peer interaction

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