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Conceptual Change in Childhood (Learning, Development, and Conceptual Change)

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Are children fundamentally different kinds of thinkers than adults? Or are the cognitive differences between young children and adults merely a matter of accumulation of knowledge? In this book, Susan Carey develops an alternative to these two ways of thinking about childhood cognition, putting forth the idea of conceptual change and its relation to the development of ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published October 5th 1987 by MIT Press (MA) (first published January 1st 1985)
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