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The concept of contradiction in the study of cognitive development

Hort, Linda Kathryn

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In the psychology of cognitive development contradiction has been studied for two reasons. The first is that contradiction has been hypothesised to play a causal role in cognitive development. The second is that progress in children's understanding of contradiction exemplifies the development of their logical thinking. This thesis examines children's responses to contradiction from both these viewpoints. The thesis is divided into three parts. In Part 1 the hypothesis that ,contradiction...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-08-13
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10305

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02Whole_Hort.pdfWhole Thesis10.72 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
03Chapter1,6_Hort.pdf4.48 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
04Chapter7,11,Appendices_Hort.pdf6 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail


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