ERIC Number: EJ924638
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
Are Intuitive Rules Universal?
Stavy, Ruth; Babai, Reuven; Tsamir, Pessia; Tirosh, Dina; Lin, Fou-Lai; McRobbie, Campbell
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, v4 n3 p417-436 Nov 2006
This paper presents a cross-cultural study on the intuitive rules theory. The study was conducted in Australia (with aboriginal children) in Taiwan and in Israel. Our findings indicate that Taiwanese and Australian Aboriginal students, much like Israeli ones, provided incorrect responses, most of which were in line with the intuitive rules. Also, developmental trends were found to be similar yet differences were found with regard to the rate of developmental change.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intuition, Thinking Skills, Theories, Children, Indigenous Populations
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; Israel; Taiwan