BOBC     Bonner Online-Bibliographie zur Comicforschung

WIKINDX Resources

Parsons, Amy und Nina Howe: "Superhero Toys and Boys’ Physically Active and Imaginative Play." In: Journal of Research in Childhood Education 20.4 (2006), S. 287–300. 
Added by: joachim (14 Sep 2016 10:07:33 Europe/Berlin)   Last edited by: joachim (14 Sep 2016 10:11:08 Europe/Berlin)
Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1080/02568540609594568
BibTeX citation key: Parsons2006
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: Adaption, Didaktik und Pädagogik, Empirie, Merchandising, Spiel, Superheld, TV
Creators: Howe, Parsons
Collection: Journal of Research in Childhood Education
Views: 1/138
Views index: 6%
Popularity index: 1.5%
The influence of superhero versus nonsuperhero toys on boys’ physically active and imaginative play was studied in 29 dyads (n = 58 middle-class preschool boys; M age = 54.95 mos, SD = 5.28 mos). Each dyad participated in two play sessions: 1) superhero toys (media related) and 2) nonsuperhero (nonmedia related) toys. Dyads were observed for the frequency and quality of roles, themes, level of physical activity in their play, and aggression. Parents reported on their children’s favorite television shows. Results indicated that dyads engaged in more character/fictive (media related) roles in the superhero condition and more frequent familial, occupational, exploration, and no roles in the nonsuperhero condition. Dyads were more physically active in the nonsuperhero than superhero condition, and no aggression or violence was observed in either play session. Findings are discussed in light of children’s development and implications for educators and parents.
Added by: joachim  Last edited by: joachim
wikindx 5.8.1 ©2019 | Total resources: 12279 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB) | Database queries: 55 | DB execution: 0.33062 secs | Script execution: 0.34497 secs

PHP execution time: 0.01347 s
SQL connection time: 0.00023 s
SQL execution time: 0.33039 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00111 s
Total elapsed time: 0.34497 s
Peak memory usage: 1.6545 MB
Memory at close: 1.6035 MB