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A Study on Effects of Infant Temperament for Happniess -The mediation of Playfulness and Self-regulation-

  • Industry Promotion Research
  • Abbr : IPR
  • 2024, 9(2), pp.85-93
  • DOI : 10.21186/IPR.2024.9.2.085
  • Publisher : Industrial Promotion Institute
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Interdisciplinary Research
  • Received : April 1, 2024
  • Accepted : April 25, 2024
  • Published : April 30, 2024

Ae-Suk Kim 1 Jae-Hyi Yeo 2

1나주대학교
2성산효대학원대학교

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ABSTRACT

This study examines the direct effects of infant temperament, infant happiness, playfulness, and self-regulation and the mediating effect of playfulness and self-regulation in the relationship between infant temperament and infant happiness, and examines the relationship of influence on infant happiness according to infant temperament. The purpose is to provide theoretical and practical information for promotion. The main results of this study are as follows. First, the activity of infant temperament was found to have a positive effect on infant happiness. Second, the adaptability, activity, and approach-avoidance of children's temperament were found to have a positive effect on playability. Third, the physiological regularity of infant temperament was found to have a positive effect on self-regulation. Fourth, playfulness and self-regulation were found to have a positive effect on children’s happiness. Fifth, playfulness was found to play a mediating role between infant temperament adaptability, activity, approach avoidance, and happiness. Sixth, self-regulation was found to play a mediating role between the physiological regularity of infant temperament and infant happiness. In conclusion, this study can improve children's happiness by analyzing the direct effects on children's happiness, playfulness, and self-regulation according to the sub-factors of children's temperament, and the indirect influence of the mediating variables, playability and self-regulation, on children's happiness. It is meaningful in providing theoretical and practical basic data for early childhood care and education by understanding what direction there is.

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