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ERIC Number: EJ661616
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Early Understanding of the Division of Cognitive Labor.
Lutz, Donna J.; Keil, Frank C.
Child Development, v73 n4 p1073-84 Jul-Aug 2002
Two studies with 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds examined whether young children can differentiate expertise in the minds of others. Findings indicated that all children could correctly attribute observable knowledge to familiar experts, such as a car mechanic. Preschoolers had difficulty making attribution of knowledge of scientific principles to unfamiliar experts. A computational analysis indicated that success could not be attributed to the way in which words co-occur in discourse. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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