ERIC Number: EJ849091
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Siegler, Robert S.
Developmental Science, v10 n1 p104-109 Jan 2007
Children's thinking is highly variable at every level of analysis, from neural and associative levels to the level of strategies, theories, and other aspects of high-level cognition. This variability exists within people as well as between them; individual children often rely on different strategies or representations on closely related problems presented close in time. Recognizing such variability can help us both describe development more accurately and better explain how cognitive change occurs.
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Cognitive Processes, Children, Neurological Organization, Child Development, Developmental Stages, Cognitive Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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