Departmental Bulletin Paper Preschool Childrenʼs Self-Prudence and Other-Altruism in the Delay of Gratification Task

Fujita, Yutaka  ,  フジタ, ユタカ  ,  藤田, 豊

35pp.79 - 83 , 2018-01-31 , 熊本大学教育学部附属教育実践総合センター
In the present study we investigated preschool childrenʼs self-prudence and other-altruismin the delay of gratification paradigm. Twenty six children of four to five-year-old classparticipated in the modified version delay of gratification tasks : self-prudence, self-noprudence, other-altruism conditions. Main results were as follows : childrenʼs delaybehavior were motivated toward future-oriented self-prudence and other-altruism whoseprinciple may exhibit further evidence of integration of human higher mental relationship and social understanding. And the developmental mechanism between the theory of mind (role of perspective taking) and self-prudence and other-altruism inter relationship remained to be proofed as further research task to explore.

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