ERIC Number: EJ558639
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Young Children's Psychological, Physical, and Biological Explanations.
Wellman, Henry M.; Hickling, Anne K.; Schult, Carolyn A.
New Directions for Child Development, n75 p7-25 Spr 1997
Uses results of laboratory and natural language analyses of 2- to 4-year olds' explanations of human behavior to argue for a theory-type view of biological, psychological, and physical domains of thought. Concludes that children as young as 2 years show three different reasoning systems in their explanations of everyday phenomena, especially human behavior. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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