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The development of classificatory behaviour in children

Rosenberg, Karyl Jennifer


This thesis is concerned with the development of classificatory behaviour in children between five and eleven years. The first experiment investigates the difference between two opposing views on the role of language in classification. Inhelder and Piaget [1964]argue that language is dependent on cognitive structures, while Bruner [1966] maintains that classificatory ability is dependent on linguistic competence. He argues that children who fail to classify logically do not have the requisite...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07-30
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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03Chapter1,5_Rosenberg.pdf3.87 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
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