This research was supported by funding from the James S. McDonnell Foundation Causal Learning Collaborative. I am grateful to the teachers, staff, and children of the University of Texas Children’s Research Laboratory and Pooh Corner Preschool for participating in this research, and to Susan Gelman and Henry Wellman for useful input on experimental design and manuscript preparation. I would like to thank Leigh Plummer and Andrea Kiss for their able assistance in supervising data collection; Kellie Connors, Kaitlin McLaughlin, and Brooke Wooley for their assistance with data coding; and Sonja Baumer for her mentorship.
Exploring Explanation: Explaining Inconsistent Evidence Informs Exploratory, Hypothesis-Testing Behavior in Young Children
Article first published online: 16 DEC 2011
© 2011 The Author. Child Development © 2011 Society for Research in Child Development, Inc
Volume 83, Issue 1, pages 173–185, January/February 2012
How to Cite
Legare, C. H. (2012), Exploring Explanation: Explaining Inconsistent Evidence Informs Exploratory, Hypothesis-Testing Behavior in Young Children. Child Development, 83: 173–185. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2011.01691.x
- Issue published online: 25 JAN 2012
- Article first published online: 16 DEC 2011
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