ERIC Number: EJ377882
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Children's Distinctions among Matters of Intellectual Convention, Logic, Fact, and Personal Preference.
Nicholls, John G.; Thorkildsen, Theresa A.
Child Development, v59 n4 p939-49 Aug 1988
First-, third-, and fifth-grade students saw matters involving intellectual conventions and personal preference as more variable across time and space than matters involving logic and physical laws. Furthermore, intellectual conventions were seen as legitimately changeable by social consensus and school authorities, but not on the basis of personal desire. (RJC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A