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ERIC Number: EJ204138
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Dec
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The Height + Width Rule in Children's Judgments of Quantity.
Anderson, Norman H.; Cuneo, Diane O.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, v107 n4 p335-78 Dec 1978
In eight experiments, judgments of rectangle area by five-year-olds followed a reliable adding rule: height + width. In collateral work, the children judged the amount of liquid in a glass by a height-only rule. Implications for the Piagetian theories of centration and compensation are drawn. (SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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