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The Study of Young Children's Learning Experience of Baby Signs and Emotional Expressions
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between young children’s emotional expressions and Baby Sign learning experiences. In addition, the other background factors, such as children’s sex, age, temperament, and the ranking of siblings were examined. To observe young children’s emotional expressions in happy and scary situations, 40 mothers and their children who live in the Taipei area, participated in this study. A total of 19 participants had learned about Baby Signs, and 21 had none. Toddler Temperament Scale was used to understand young children’s temperament characteristics, and Bayley Scale of Infant Development was used to assess children’s MDI. The results showed as following: (1)59% of young children used “sound-gesture,” and 36% of them used “gesture-language” to express their initial emotion in happy situation. In scary situation, 69% of young children used “gesture-language” to express their initial emotion and 81.25% of young children used less than two kinds of strategy to comfort their scare. (2)There were 42.9% of young children who had learned the Baby Signs, used three kinds of comfort strategies while none was found in those who had never learned the Baby Signs. In same scary situation, 61.1% of those who had no experience of Baby Signs only used one strategy, while 21.4% were found in those who had learned the Baby Signs. (3)Young children who had learned about Baby Signs used more different kinds of strategies to accommodate their scare, and it was significantly on those who had no older siblings, in a young aged, girls, boys and with stubborn temperament. Keywords: baby signs, emotional express, young children
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