Top Posters
Since Sunday
p
36
33
C
18
I
13
n
13
a
12
11
C
11
s
11
11
m
11
10
New Topic  
wrote...
Posts: 225
Rep: 6 0
A month ago
In the three-year-old classroom at a daycare, a child accidentally trips over the leg of her classmate. The classmate cries "She kicked me!" The teacher tries to explain that it was an accident. Is the child likely to understand this?

▸ No, because children of this age are too egocentric to have sympathy for a peer.

▸ No, because children of this age have difficulty interpreting whether or not something was intentional.

▸ Yes, because children of this age can distinguish between positive and negative motives.

▸ Yes, because children of this age have developed a theory of motives and intentions.
Textbook 

Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective


Edition: 7th
Author:
Read 44 times
1 Reply
Replies
Answer verified by a subject expert
wrote...
Posts: 251
Rep: 9 0
A month ago
Sign in or Sign up in seconds to unlock everything.
No, because children of this age have difficulty interpreting whether or not something was intentional.
1

Related Topics

New Topic      
Explore
Post your homework questions and get free online help from our incredible volunteers.
Learn More
Improve Grades
Help Others
Save Time
Accessible 24/7
  127 People Browsing
Your Opinion
What percentage of nature vs. nurture dictates human intelligence?
Votes: 82

Previous poll results: What's your favorite coffee beverage?
Related Images
 351
 338
 132