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Belief Revision in Children: The Role of Prior Knowledge and Strategies for Generating Evidence
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Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Volume 49, Number 1,

Abstract

Evolving beliefs and reasoning strategies of 22 fifth and sixth graders working on a causal reasoning problem were observed. Children conducted experiments to learn about relations between design features and speed of race cars in a computerized "microworld." Subjects did not attain full understanding of features disconfirming their initial beliefs. (RH)

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Schauble, L. (1990). Belief Revision in Children: The Role of Prior Knowledge and Strategies for Generating Evidence. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 49(1), 31-57. Retrieved February 20, 2020 from .

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