ERIC Number: EJ363972
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Young Children's Inductions from Natural Kinds: The Role of Categories and Appearances.
Gelman, Susan A.; Markman, Ellen M.
Child Development, v58 n6 p1532-41 Dec 1987
Studies children's inductive inferences in order to investigate the development of the expectation that members of a category share unforeseen properties. Results indicate that preschoolers drew more inferences based on category membership than on perceptual appearances. (PCB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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