ERIC Number: EJ412183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Contamination Sensitivity in Young Children.
Siegal, Michael; Share, David L.
Developmental Psychology, v26 n3 p455-58 May 1990
Revealed that children were able to indicate that an apparently safe substance such as juice may be contaminated by contact with a foreign body such as a cockroach. Supported the hypothesis that early sensitivity to substances that contain invisible contaminates may be guided by knowledge of a distinction between appearance and reality. (RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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