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ERIC Number: EJ626911
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-930X
Understanding Uncertainty with Abstract Conditional Premises.
Venet, Michele; Markovits, Henry
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, v47 n1 p74-99 Jan 2001
Two studies examined abstract conditional reasoning. Findings indicated an increase in use of formal justifications with grade, and that abstract reasoning was facilitated by realistic context. Findings supported the idea that such reasoning may represent a qualitative change in reasoning abilities and that its development relies on appropriate access to empirical knowledge despite the abstract nature of premises. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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