ERIC Number: EJ268771
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
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Barrier Effects in the Cognitive Maps of Children and Adults.
Newcombe, Nora; Liben, Lynn S.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, v34 n1 p46-58 Aug 1982
With first-grade and college students, examines barrier effects as a function of the task used to assess subjects' cognitive maps. One group, asked to give rank-ordering judgments, had to keep an entire spatial layout in mind. The second group made direct estimates of the distance between two objects. (RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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