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Vol. 11, Special Issue 7 (2022)

Influence of social-skills on development of social-cognition among pre-schoolers

Author(s):
Mukta G Sthavarmath and Lata Pujar
Abstract:
Social cognition concerns young children's knowledge of themselves, other people and the groups to which they belong. A study was conducted to know the development of social-cognition among urban and rural pre-school children and influence of child factors on social-cognition among pre-school children. Sample comprised of 94 pre-school children from 4 Anganvadis from four villages and 86 children from 4 Anganvadis from urban areas of Dharwad Taluk were selected, so total sample comprised of 180 pre-school children. Theory of Mind Inventory by Hutchin et al., (2014) was used to assess the social-cognition among children and social-skills scale by Greshman and Elliot (1990) was uses to assess the social-skills among children. On analysis results revealed that, urban children had better social-cognition as compared to rural children. Children with good social-skills and interactive peer-play behavior had good social-cognition than children with average and disruptive peer-play behavior. A study result indicates the immediate early intervention program on development of social-cognition in rural areas.
Pages: 167-170  |  281 Views  118 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mukta G Sthavarmath and Lata Pujar. Influence of social-skills on development of social-cognition among pre-schoolers. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(7S): 167-170.

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