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ERIC Number: EJ174724
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Hypothesis Testing and Cognitive Style in Children
Shapson, Stanley M.
Journal of Educational Psychology, 69, 4, 452-63, Aug 77
The relationship between cognitive style and hypothesis-testing behavior was studied in 46 third grade children. It was found that field independent children process information more efficiently and according to a perfect focusing model. Efforts to enhance the information processing of field dependent children were described. (GDC)
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Childrens Embedded Figures Test