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Mirbagheri L, Khatibi A, Seyed Mousavi P. Situational Modulation of Emotion Recognition Abilities in Children With Secure and Insecure Attachment: The Role of Gender. PCP. 2020; 8 (3)
URL: http://jpcp.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-601-en.html
1- Department of Family Therapy Psychology, Family Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran., Family Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
2- Centre of Precision Rehabilitation for Spinal Pain, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. , ali.khatibi@gmail.com
3- Family Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran., Family Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (150 Views)
Objective: Considering the role of attachment in the emotional development of children.The purpose of this study was to test situational modulation of emotion recognition in children with secure/insecure attachment with regard to gender in Iranian student.
Method: this is a casual comparative study and Participants were selected from a pool of 200 students aged between 7 - 9 years from elementary schools of Tehran, Iran. All of them completed the Middle Childhood Attachment Scale (MCSA) and from them 60 children were assigned to two groups based on their scores on MCAS (secure vs. insecure). They read stories developed to manipulate the attachment schema, and after each story, they were tested for emotion recognition abilities (classification and intensity rating). Happy, sad, angry, and fear faces were presented and reaction time was recorded by AFFECT4.0 software.
Results: All children irrespective of attachment style, were faster in the identification of others emotional expression in attachment situation than in neutral situation. Boys made more errors in attachment situation than the neutral situation while for girls it did not differ. Among children with secure attachment, boys were faster than girls in recognition of emotion.
Conclusion: can say in terms of attachment theory, attachment pattern play an important role in the development of the child emotional skills. Implications of the findings and future research directions are discussed.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Cognitive behavioral
Received: 2018/09/15 | Accepted: 2020/07/20 | Published: 2020/07/20
* Corresponding Author Address: Centre of Precision Rehabilitation for Spinal Pain

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