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ERIC Number: EJ523323
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Like Father, Like Son: Young Children's Understanding of How and Why Offspring Resemble Their Parents.
Solomon, Gregg E. A.; And Others
Child Development, v67 n1 p151-71 Feb 1996
Four studies examined the claim that preschoolers understood biological inheritance. Found that it was not until age seven that children demonstrated that they understood birth as part of a process selectively mediating the acquisition of physical traits and learning or nurturance as mediating the acquisition of beliefs. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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