Funding for this research was provided by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Grant HD022149 to Henry Wellman and by Rackham School of Graduate Studies Research Grant to Jonathan Lane. We are very grateful to the children and parents who participated in this study and to the administration, teachers, and staff at the University of Michigan Children's Centers and Go Like the Wind Montessori School. We appreciate Becca Leider for her help interviewing children, and Daniel Blumer, Jennifer Elledge, and Amanda Nagrotsky for their help entering and checking data. The manuscript benefited from feedback provided by Vikram Jaswal and other members of International Max Planck Research School on the Life Course, and benefited from comments and suggestions provided by four anonymous reviewers. A portion of this research was presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, May 2010.
Informants' Traits Weigh Heavily in Young Children's Trust in Testimony and in Their Epistemic Inferences
Article first published online: 13 DEC 2012
© 2012 The Authors. Child Development © 2012 Society for Research in Child Development, Inc.
Volume 84, Issue 4, pages 1253–1268, July/August 2013
How to Cite
Lane, J. D., Wellman, H. M. and Gelman, S. A. (2013), Informants' Traits Weigh Heavily in Young Children's Trust in Testimony and in Their Epistemic Inferences. Child Development, 84: 1253–1268. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12029
- Issue published online: 12 JUL 2013
- Article first published online: 13 DEC 2012
- National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Grant Number: HD022149
- Rackham School of Graduate Studies
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