Fantasy Narrative

A similar series of regression models was constructed to predict skill in fantasy narrative at five, assessing both our more specific hypothesis, that early experience with fantasy talk would best support later competence in fantasy narration, and our more general hypotheses, that early experience with nonpresent talk and early pragmatic flexibility would also support fantasy talk at five. These models are displayed in Table 10.6. For fantasy narrative, even though nonpresent talk explains a portion of the variation (R2 = 13%), pragmatic flexibility and gender seem to play a more important role. Indeed, 41% of the variance in fantasy narrative is explained when these two variables are added to the regression model (see Model 5). Model 5 is illustrated in Figure 10.2, where fantasy scores are plotted against nonpresent talk for girls and boys at high and low levels of pragmatic flexibility. This

Finding Your Confidence

Finding Your Confidence

Confidence is necessary to achieve success in life. Some effective confidence tips must be followed if you genuinely want to gain accomplishment in your work. So how do you build your confidence that will work for you in any situation? Initially, make an effort to spend time with confident people. Their vigor and strength is so stirring that you will surely feel yourself more powerful just by listening to their talk. To build confidence it is vital that you are in the midst of self-assuring people.

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