ERIC Number: EJ375343
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Young Children's Conception of Distance.
Bartsch, Karen; Wellman, Henry M.
Developmental Psychology, v24 n4 p532-41 Jul 1988
Investigated preschoolers' understanding of two distance principles: the direct-indirect and the same-plus principle. Children did better on tasks relevant to the principles than on principle-irrelevant tasks. Concluded that even young children conceive of distance as fixed intervals. (SKC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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