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ERIC Number: EJ417241
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4308
The Rejection of Nonscientific Beliefs about Life: Effects of Instruction and Reasoning Skills.
Lawson, Anton E.; Weser, John
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v27 n6 p589-606 Sep 1990
Investigated is the extent to which students' nonscientific beliefs change by comparing before and after instruction as a function of students' reasoning skill. Nonscientific beliefs discussed include special creation, orthogenesis, the soul, nonreductionism, vitalism, teleology, and nonemergentism. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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