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Maternal nonverbal and verbal scaffolding of infant attention during toy-centered play : influences of toy-type, age and birth status

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Maternal nonverbal and verbal scaffolding of infant attention during toy-centered play : influences of toy-type, age and birth status

Leiba, Elka (2009) Maternal nonverbal and verbal scaffolding of infant attention during toy-centered play : influences of toy-type, age and birth status. PhD thesis, Concordia University.

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Abstract

The purpose of the current thesis which consists of a three-part study was to investigate the nonverbal and verbal attention-scaffolding behaviours mothers employ during toy play with their infants, and to evaluate changes in these behaviours and infant gaze according to infant age, birth status and toy-type. Toy-types included books and toys with functional and/or social properties. Two groups of mother-infant dyads were investigated at 5�$1�

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Psychology
Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Authors:Leiba, Elka
Pagination:xii, 212 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm.
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:Ph. D.
Program:Psychology
Date:2009
Thesis Supervisor(s):Stack, D
ID Code:976568
Deposited By: Concordia University Library
Deposited On:22 Jan 2013 16:28
Last Modified:18 Jan 2018 17:42
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