Keister, Mary Elizabeth

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Variations in amount of indoor play space as associated with certain physical aggressive contacts of young children in group settings 1969 1553 The purposes of this study were twofold: (1) to inquire into the origin and significance of historically recommended amounts of indoor space needed for young children in group settings; and (2) to conduct an experiment which would search for the effe...
Structural analysis of mothers' attitudes toward child rearing in four communities in Appalachia 1969 2683 One of the present needs in parent education is to have an objective means of determining, in a parental education/intervention program, what attitudes are held toward child rearing and family life. This information can then he used as a basis for pl...
The relative effectiveness of mothers and fathers as social reinforcing agents with preschool children 1971 833 It was the purpose of this study to investigate the effectiveness of mothers and fathers as social reinforcing agents for their preschool children on a simple motor task. It was hypothesized that there would be no difference between five-year-old mal...
Height and weight of black infants from low-income families first postnatal year : a normative and correlational investigation 1971 714 Scholars and research workers in the field of Child Development have an important task to establish norms or general characteristics of physical growth and body build. These norms do not explain, but they assist in establishing a range of acceptable ...
A social density model of child/teacher ratio effects in early childhood settings 1978 82 Following a review of research in child/teacher ratio, group size, crowding, and density in young children's settings, a model was developed to predict the short-term behavioral effects of variations in child/teacher ratio, based on Freedman1s densit...
Empathy, gender, and training as factors in the identification of cry-signal patterns of infants 1977 72 Infant/caregiver attachment is a developmental process that depends on the caregiver's ability to recognize and correctly respond to the needs of an infant. One of the primary ways an infant expresses needs is through its cry-signal. Wasz-Hockert et ...
The relationship between parental androgyny and early child-rearing attitudes and behaviors 1977 108 The purpose of the present study was to assess the relation between child-rearing attitudes and practices and three independent variables: 1) sex of parent; 2) sex of child; and 3) sex-role orientation of parent. Two copies of the Bern Sex-Role Inven...
Imitation by children of model-performed behavior under a variety of stimulus conditions 1974 106 One hundred and thirty two black children, involved in seven Head Start centers, comprised the sample for the study. Ranging from thirty seven to eighty one months of age, the subjects were understood to be within the normal range in intelligence, vi...
Color preference for black and white in infants and young children 1977 150 During the past ten years there has been a great deal of research on color preference and color meaning in young children and adults. Emphasis has been on black/white color preference. Investigators in this area have suggested that children and adult...
Peer interaction of infants under two years of age with and without early group experience 1974 66 The advantages and disadvantages of group experience (day care) for infants and toddlers have been investigated in developmental areas such as motor, cognitive, and language development; yet some other areas have received relatively little attention....
Teenage marital units : a descriptive study 1973 113 The teenage population is predicted to increase in absolute numbers with the number of teenage marriages increasing proportionately. Teenage marriages are overrepresented among couples seeking divorce. In order to assist the young family to establish...
Some aspects of the effects of day care on infants' emotional and personality development 1972 47 There is general agreement among theorists that the infant-mother relationship, or attachment, significantly affects the emotional and personality development of the young child. Separation of the infant from his mother which interferes with or dilut...
Use of videotape learning packages : a marital enrichment field experiment with two delivery systems 1976 28 The purposes of this study were (a) to evaluate the effectiveness of two procedures (traditional group workshop and individual telephone conference/mail) for training home economics Extension agents to use videotape resources in working with married ...
An evaluative study of one approach to marriage enrichment 1974 77 Marriage enrichment retreats, as conceived and conducted by David and Vera Mace or leaders trained by them, were the focus of this study. The primary purpose of this exploratory study was to determine if any measurable change in consensus, communicat...
Reactions to failure in preschool children from different ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds 1966 3 The objective of the study was to describe the reactions to a frustrating test situation of children from different racial and socio-economic backgrounds. The test used to measure the reactions to failure was the Keister Puzzlebox Test. Five day care...
Teacher participation roles in British primary classrooms 1975 4 The purpose of this study was to observe British Primary classrooms representative of the new informal British approach, specifically with regard to 1) the teacher participation roles in defined areas of Provisioning, Facilitation, Flexibility/Mobili...
A comparative analysis of the philosophies of John Dewey and the new British infant school 1975 5 This analysis of the philosophies of John Dewey and the new British infant schools dealt briefly with the historical background of each and examined the influence of Dewey on the development of the new British infant schools. A more thorough comparis...