Volume 5 - Issue 2
A Comparison of Mothers Upbringing Methods Based on Adolescents Intelligence Groups (High-Intelligence, Low-Intelligence and Normal)
Masume Kalantari
Fakhr Sadat Barati
Islamic Azad University, Birjand
Mohammad Tahan

This research has been designed to compare mothers upbringing methods based on adolescents intelligence groups; high-intelligence, low-intelligence and normal. To this purpose, 194 individuals were chosen from among male and female students of ages 14 and 15 from the city of Ghaenat from southern Khorasan province within the educational year of 2015, by the simple-random method in high-intelligence schools, by the census method in low-intelligence schools and by the multi-stage cluster sampling method in normal schools. The tools employed include the Bamrind questionnaire on upbringing methods. Pierson’s codependence coefficient and multi-variant variance analysis have been used for data analysis. Results indicated that the difference is significant between intelligence groups regarding tyrannical and logical potency and no significant difference in upbringing methods based on freedom. There is positive and significant difference between mothers of children belonging to high and low-intelligence groups regarding authoritarian and logical potency, and mothers of children belonging to the normal and low-intelligence groups. There’s no significant difference between other intelligence groups and upbringing methods.
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