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ERIC Number: EJ384521
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Age Differences in the Reception of New Scientific Theories: The Case of Plate Tectonics Theory.
Messeri, Peter
Social Studies of Science, v18 n1 p91-112 Feb 1988
Reviews various evidences on the relationship between age and the reception of major innovations in science. Examines the possibility that age patterning of reception may vary over time. Reports the potential importance of age on the reception of ideas while rejecting the presumption that advanced age leads to increased resistance. (YP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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