ERIC Number: EJ512676
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Children's Application of Simultaneous and Successive Processing in Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Problems: Implications for Developing Scientific Reasoning Skills.
Watters, James J.; English, Lyn D.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v32 n7 p699-714 Sep 1995
Measured children's (n=182) competence at syllogistic reasoning and in solving a series of problems requiring inductive reasoning. Reports that syllogistic reasoning and inductive reasoning were significantly correlated with both simultaneous and successive synthesis. Provides a basis for understanding the roles of spatial and verbal-logical ability. Discusses implications for developing teaching strategies. (82 references) (Author/JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Australia