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ERIC Number: EJ162699
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Publication Date: 1977
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Children's Comprehension of Simple Descriptions of Vertical Arrays
Friedenberg, Lisa; Olson, Gary M.
Child Development, 48, 1, 265-269, Mar 77
Administration of a placement task to 66 preschool and grade school children revealed that the concept of higher/lower was understood earlier than above/below, which in turn was understood earlier than rising/falling. Within each pair of terms, the one referring to upness was comprehended earlier. (Author/JMB)
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