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ERIC Number: EJ591345
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Reasoning About Apparent Contradictions: Resolution Strategies and Positive-Negative Asymmetries.
Sharpe, Dean; Lacroix, Guy
Journal of Child Language, v26 n2 p477-90 Jun 1999
Two experiments suggest that adults and even preschoolers possess interpretive structures--particularly object structure--that are nonclassical in the sense that they can be used to resolve an apparent contradiction. Results further suggest that certain interpretive structures present themselves in reasoning about particular predicate-object pairs--even to young children. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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