How Children Reacted to Televised Coverage of the Space Shuttle Disaster

John C. Wright, Dale L Kunkel, Marites Pinon, Aletha C. Huston

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Abstract

Overall, boys and girls tended to react according to gender stereotypes of impersonal regret versus personal involvement, but the strongest relations were for the two patterns themselves, with either a cognitive or affective response dominating.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-45
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Communication
Volume39
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Communication
  • Linguistics and Language

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