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ERIC Number: EJ595761
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Reasoning about a Structured Object: Three- and Four-Year-Olds' Grasp of a "Borderline Case" and an "Unexcluded Middle."
Sharpe, Dean; Cote, Marie-Helene; Eakin, Laurel
Child Development, v70 n4 p866-71 Jul-Aug 1999
Two experiments assessed preschoolers' understanding of objects possessing a property in part only and their understanding that different parts of an object may possess opposed properties. Results suggested that children as young as 3 years possess a sophisticated ability to reason about the heritability of properties from parts to wholes. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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