This research was supported in part by a National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to the author as well as by start-up research funds from the University of California, Davis. I am grateful to Amie Nastale, Kimberly Brar, and Sheerin Karimian for assistance in coding, data entry, and analyses. I also thank the children, parents, and teachers from the Children's Center, the Center for Children with Working Families, Merryhill School, Montessori Country Day, and Russell Park Child Development Center for participating in this research. A special thanks to my young daughter, Kaitlyn, for helping me devise child-relevant scenarios. Finally, I thank Susan Gelman, Ross Thompson, and Henry Wellman for comments on an earlier draft of this manuscript. Portions of this research were presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, April 2003, in Tampa, Florida.
When You Shouldn't Do What You Want to Do: Young Children's Understanding of Desires, Rules, and Emotions
Article first published online: 13 MAY 2005
Volume 76, Issue 3, pages 713–733, May 2005
How to Cite
Lagattuta, K. H. (2005), When You Shouldn't Do What You Want to Do: Young Children's Understanding of Desires, Rules, and Emotions. Child Development, 76: 713–733. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2005.00873.x
- Issue published online: 13 MAY 2005
- Article first published online: 13 MAY 2005
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