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ERIC Number: EJ563349
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0256-2928
Qualitative Changes in Intuitive Biology.
Hatano, Giyoo; Inagaki, Kayoko
European Journal of Psychology of Education, v12 n2 p111-30 Jun 1997
Explores the intuitive understanding of biology that occurs in early childhood and discusses later cognitive changes that occur. Young children possess a vitalistic understanding (e.g. breathing brings power to the body) that becomes mechanistic (e.g. an understanding of the heart and lungs) as they mature. Includes statistical and tabular data. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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