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The transition from concrete to formal thinking

Page, Susan Clare


The thesis consists of a developmental study designed to investigate the transition from Concrete to Formal Operational Thought. A total of 236 subjects - 48, 48, 44, 48, and 48 in five age groups (10, 11, 12 , 13 and 14 year-olds, respectively) -is tested (a) on one of Inhelder and Piaget's (1958) tasks (the Pendulum Problem) and (b) on a Four Group Task adapted from Dienes and jeeves (1965). It is argued that there are distinguishable concrete and formal operational approaches to the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1970
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78d6a25716d


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02Whole_Page.pdfWhole Thesis19.01 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
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