Gender differences in the relationship between language and social competence in preschool children

Emiddia Longobardi, Pietro Spataro, Alessandra Frigerio, Leslie Rescorla

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Abstract

The present study examined gender differences in the relation between language and social competence in 268 children aged 18 to 35 months. Correlational and regression analyses demonstrated that the association between expressive language and social ability was significantly stronger in boys than in girls.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalInfant Behavior and Development
Volume43
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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