ERIC Number: EJ440546
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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The Adaptive Nature of Cognitive Immaturity.
Bjorklund, David F.; Green, Brandi L.
American Psychologist, v47 n1 p46-54 Jan 1992
Examines the adaptive nature of prolonged human cognitive immaturity through developmental research in metacognition, egocentricity, plasticity, the speed of information processing, and language acquisition. Discusses the consequences of viewing children's immature cognition as adaptive for cognitive development and education. (Author/JB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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