Research on Senior Children's Disclosure Behavior of the Yi Nationality in China

  •  Xiaohong Liu    


This study selected 57 infants, who were 5-6 years old and lived in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, China, as research objects, using the event sampling observation approach to record children’s disclosure cases as original materials. The results demonstrate that: Chinese Yi senior children show disclosure behavior average 0.5 times per person per day; the content of disclosure behavior is always related to their own self-interests; the main motivation of senior children’s disclosure behavior is to ask for help; most disclosure cases happened in free and game background; there are significant gender difference of senior children’s disclosure behavior. In the end, the author analyzed the causes of these differences, and put forward some relevant suggestions according to the research results.

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