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Revealing the Inner Worlds of Young Children The MacArthur Story Stem Battery and Parent-Child Narratives

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ISBN-10: 0195154045

ISBN-13: 9780195154047

Edition: 2003

Authors: Robert N. Emde, Dennis P. Wolf, David Oppenheim, Denis P. Wolfe, David Oppenheim

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Typically, we make sense of our experiences and interactions in a way that is guided by emotion and that takes the form of a narrative or a story. Using narratives, we can tell others about our experience, share common meanings, imagine possibilities, and co-construct new meanings. It is thus a momentous development when, at around age three, a child acquires the capacity to construct narratives. The book reports the work of a 20-year collaboration between 36 psychologists who have created and investigated a new tool to elicit and analyze children's narratives. This tool is the MacArthur Story Stem Battery, a systematic collection of story beginnings that are referred to as 'stems.' These…    
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List price: $120.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/25/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 9.49" wide x 6.30" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Robert N. Emde is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and currently consults at the Centers for American Indian and Native Alaskan Health at the Colorado School of Public Health. As an early childhood researcher and psychoanalyst, he was a member of the US committee that wrote the guidelines for Early Head Start and was a leader in its seventeen-site national RCT that initiated that program. He is a Past President of the Society for Research in Child Development, and serves as Honorary President of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, as well as on the Board of Directors of Zero To Three: The National Center for Infants, Toddlers and…    

Contributors
Early Narratives: A Window to the Child's Inner World
Making Meaning From Emotional Experience in Early Narratives
The MacArthur Story Stem Battery: Development, Administration, Reliability, Validity, and Reflections About Meaning
The MacArthur Narrative Coding System: One Approach to Highlighting Affective Meaning Making in the MacArthur Story Stem Battery
Narrative Emotion Coding System (NEC)
The Structure of 5-Year-Old Children's Play Narratives Within the MacArthur Story Stem Methodology
Temperament and Guilt Representations in Children's Narratives
Children's Emotional Resolution of MSSB Narratives: Relations With Child Behavior Problems and Parental Psychological Distress
An Attachment Perspective on Children's Emotion Narratives: Links Across Generations
Emotional Apprenticeships: The Development of Affect Regulation During the Preschool Years
Portrayals in Maltreated Children's Play Narratives: Representations or Emotion Regulation?
Narratives in Risk and Clinical Populations
Mental Representations and Defenses in Severely Maltreated Children: A Story Stem Battery and Rating System for Clinical Assessment and Research Applications
The Mother-Child Co-construction of an Event Lived by the Preschool Child: The Role of the Mother's Knowledge of "What Happened"
Patterns of Maternal Affect Regulation During the Co-construction of Preschoolers' Autobiographical Narratives
Relationships and Interactions of Mothers and Metaplot with 3-Year-Old Kibbutz Children in Two Functional Contexts
Dialogues of 7-Year-Olds With Their Mothers About Emotional Events: Development of a Typology
Affective Meaning Making Among Young Peers in Narrative Co-constructions
MacArthur Story Stem Battery
Index