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ERIC Number: EJ558640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0195-2269
Emerging Distinctions between Naive Biology and Naive Psychology.
Inagaki, Kayoko
New Directions for Child Development, n75 p27-44 Spr 1997
Psychological and biological reasoning are intertwined yet differentiated in preschoolers' understandings of bodily processes and events. Three studies suggest that preschoolers distinguish biological phenomena from psychological ones in their causal reasoning, although their reasoning about biological phenomena is sometimes influenced by psychological conceptions. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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