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Field, Dorothy – Child Development, 1981
In a replication study, children 3 and 4 years old were given verbal rule training in order to probe the importance of identity, reversibility, and compensation explanations in training number and length concepts. Among the results, as before, identity was found to be the most significant factor in conservation acquisition. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Concept Formation, Conservation (Concept), Number Concepts
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Field, Dorothy – Child Development, 1977
This study examined the effects of providing training in identity, reversibility, and compensation explanations, alone and in every combination, for eight matched groups of 48 mildly retarded, nonconserving children. (Author/JMB)
Descriptors: Conservation (Concept), Handicapped Children, Mental Retardation, Research