What children do in spite of what they know

T. G. Bever, J. Mehler, J. Epstein

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Abstract

New studies support the hypothesis that young children have basic cognitive capacities but utilize them inefficiently; older children aid these capacities with generally valid cognitive heuristics which produce poor performance on critical problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)921-925
Number of pages5
JournalScience
Volume162
Issue number3856
DOIs
StatePublished - 1968

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