By Henry D. Schlinger Jr.
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As a case in point, after a tug-of-war that lasted 48 minutes, the losing group overestimated its duration by 12 minutes while the winning group underestimated its duration by 18 minutes. The median judgment (of duration) 26 CHAPTER 1 for the losing group was twice that of the winning group's-one hour vs. 30 minutes (pp. 118-119). After competing for several days, the researchers had the two groups cooperate with each other, in solving problems that affected all of them. In one case, the water tank, which supplied water to the entire camp, was turned off by the researchers, thereby confronting all the boys with a common plight.
Astonishingly, almost one half of all black families who are not poor reside in poor neighborhoods compared with less than 10% of comparable white children. When Brooks-Gunn et al. 5 points. When the children were further matched on the opportunity for learning in the home environment, the ethnic difference in IQ dropped to 3 points! ) The authors conclude that ethnic differences in IQ score are due to differential rates of family poverty and associated limited opportunities for learning at home.
The psychological effect of coping strategies to PMP also varied with social class. Among working class women who were ineffective copers with PMP, 69% became depressed, in contrast to 25% of middle-class ineffective copers. Among effective copers (defined as aborting the pregnancy, marrying the father only if marriage was intended before pregnancy, or marrying a more suitable man if the father was unsuitable), 66% of working class women became depressed (the same proportion as among ineffective copers), in contrast to 0% of middle-class women.
A behavior analytic view of child development by Henry D. Schlinger Jr.