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Cognitive development in aborigines of central Australia : concrete operations and perceptual activities

Dasen, Pierre R.

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This study investigates aspects of the cognitive development in Australian Aborigines which are related to the theory of Jean Piaget. The following tests were used: (a) Logico-mathematical tests: Conservation of Quantity, Weight, Volume and Length, and the Seriation of lengths; (b) Spatial tests: Linear, reverse and circular Orders, Rotation of landscape models and Horizontality; (c) Illusions: Mliller-Lyer, Horizontal-Vertical, Delboeuf and Oppel-Kundt figures, and the Size-Weight illusion....[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10416

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