publication . Article . 2014

Emotional Comprehension and Drawing Skill in Expressive Drawing

Claire Brechet; Richard P. Jolley;
Open Access English
  • Published: 12 Feb 2014
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the roles of emotional comprehension and representational drawing skill in children’s expressive drawing. Fifty 7- to 10-year-olds were asked to produce two (happy and sad) expressive drawings, two representational drawings (drawing of a man running and drawing of a house) and to answer the Test of Emotion Comprehension (Pons & Harris, 2000). The expressive drawings were assessed on the number of expressive subject matter themes (‘content expression’) and the overall quality of expression on a 5-point scale. Each of the representational drawings was measured on a scale assessing detail and visual realism criter...
Subjects
free text keywords: C800, W900, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Social psychology, Subject matter, Realism, Comprehension, Cognitive psychology, Psychology, Content analysis, Emotional development
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publication . Article . 2014

Emotional Comprehension and Drawing Skill in Expressive Drawing

Claire Brechet; Richard P. Jolley;