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The Development of Scientific Thinking Skills
     

The Development of Scientific Thinking Skills

by Harry Beilin, Eric Amsel, Michael O'Loughlin
 

ISBN-10: 0124284302

ISBN-13: 9780124284302

Pub. Date: 03/13/1988

Publisher: Elsevier Science

How is existing knowledge reconciled with new information in the mind of a young child, as compared to that of a more sophisticated thinker?
Development of Scientific Thinking Skills explores a new framework for the conceptualization of changes in the strategies of inductive reasoning from middle childhood to adulthood.

Key Features
• Cognitive

Overview

How is existing knowledge reconciled with new information in the mind of a young child, as compared to that of a more sophisticated thinker?
Development of Scientific Thinking Skills explores a new framework for the conceptualization of changes in the strategies of inductive reasoning from middle childhood to adulthood.

Key Features
• Cognitive development
• Thinking skills
• Scientific thinking
• Evidence evaluation
• Theory Revision

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124284302
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
03/13/1988
Series:
Developmental Psychology Series
Pages:
249
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

D. Kuhn, Introduction.
The Development of Scientific Thinking.
Related Work.
D. Kuhn and E. Amsel with the assistance of L. Schauble, The Evaluation of Evidence.
The Interpretation of Covariation and Noncovariation Evidence.
The Influence of Theory on Evaluation of Evidence.
The Reconstruction of Theory and Evidence.
D. Kuhn and M. O'Loughlin with the assistance of W. Yotive, The Coordination of Theory and Evidence.
Replication: The Evaluation of Evidence.
The Interpretation of Insufficient and Mixed Evidence.
The Coordination of Evidence with Multiple Theories.
The Generation of Evidence to Evaluate Theories.
The Development of Skills in Coordinating Theory and Evidence.
D. Kuhn and B. Leadbeater, The Connection of Theory and Evidence.
The Interpretation of Divergent Evidence.
D. Kuhn, Conclusion.
Summary and Conclusions.
References.
Index.

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