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Publications [#315331] of Blair H. Sheppard

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  1. Putallaz, M; Sheppard, BH (1990). Social Status and Children's Orientations to Limited Resources. Child Development, 61(6), 2022-2027. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
    (last updated on 2022/10/07)

    6‐year‐old children were paired according to their sociometric status and then confronted with 3 situations in which there was only 1 toy for the 2 children. Children's responses to these limited‐resource situations were coded in terms of a scheme reflecting the degree to which each child focused on his or her own concerns and/or those of the other child. Low status dyads were found to compete (i.e., focus on their own interests) more than high status dyads, who exhibited orientations focused more on mutual benefit. The implications of these results as well as the relations among general orientations and dyadic affect are discussed. Copyright © 1990, Wiley Blackwell. All rights reserved

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