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Predictors of Preschool Children's Peer Interactions: Temperament and Prosocial Behavior
Ibrahim H. Acar
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by Ibrahim H. Acar


Presented to the Faculty of The Graduate College at the University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of Requirements For the Degree of Master of Science

Major: Child, Youth, & Family Studies

Under the Supervision of Professor Julia C. Torquati Lincoln, Nebraska April, 2013

PREDICTORS OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN’S PEER INTERACTIONS: TEMPERAMENT AND PROSOCIAL BEHAVIOR Ibrahim H. Acar, M.S. University of Nebraska, 2013 Adviser: Julia C. Torquati The current study was a correlational study that examined children’s temperament (inhibitory control and shyness) and prosocial behavior as predictors of preschool-aged children’s…...

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