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ERIC Number: EJ238300
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981
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The Nature of the Life Concept across the Life-Span.
Sheehan, N.W.; And Others
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v12 n1 p1-13 1981
Animistic responding was generally unrelated to logical classification ability or to analytic cognitive style. Results which found high levels of animistic thinking beyond adolescence do not support Piagetian theory. Adults may respond animistically because of emotional attachments which they have formed to certain meaningful physical objects. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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