ERIC Number: EJ266151
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Thought-Style and Life-Style: Some Hypothesized Relationships.
Logan, Richard D.; O'Hearn, George T.
Science Education, v66 n4 p515-30 Jul 1982
Examines changes in the broad cultural background which provide the context for thinking, and how such life-style changes may have influenced the decline of reasoning skills and styles fundamental to the sciences. Considers peasant/rural farming, new world, and postaffluent society life-styles and science education in the latter. (Author/SK)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Style, College Science, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Theories, Life Style, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Sociocultural Patterns
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A