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Piaget, Jean (1896-1980)

Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly ; Liengme Bessire, Marie-Jeanne

In: Encyclopedia of children and childhood in history and society, 2004, vol. 2, p. 677-678

Université de Neuchâtel

Social Comparison of Expertise: Interactional Patterns and Dynamics of Instruction

Liengme Bessire, Marie-Jeanne ; Grossen, Michèle ; Iannaccone, Antonio ; Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly

In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Group and Interactive Learning, 1994, p. 471-476

The aim of the present study is to examine the effects of social comparison on individual performance after an interaction session and the variation of the interactional dynamics depending upon the reciprocal perception children have of their level of expertise. The experiment is a protest-Interaction-posttest design with two experimental conditions manipulating the reciprocal perception ail...

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Actual and perceived expertise : the role of social comparison in the mastery of right and left recognition in novice-expert dyads

Grossen, Michèle ; Iannaccone, Antonio ; Liengme Bessire, Marie-Jeanne ; Perret-Clermont, Anne-Nelly

In: Swiss Journal of Psychology, 1996, vol. 55, no. 2-3, p. 176-187

In line with the post-Piagetian strand, this article presents a study exploring the role of social comparison with regard to the individual benefits children might gain after a peer interaction session. 52 7-8 year-old children participated in the expenment. The task involved the recognition of right and left on one's own or another's body. The experimental design was a classical...