Keith Taber

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Although reasoning skills have been investigated in a number of different domains, very little is known about how children and adults use them in chemistry. Here, participants from 4 years to adults saw various mixtures presented using a standard property induction paradigm. The category and appearance of everyday materials were varied to assess the extent(More)
Many properties of substances/materials are intensive, and children are widely believed to have difficulties with reasoning about intensive quantities. Here we used a novel judgment method, together with a cross-cultural paradigm to study 4-to 9-year-olds' understanding of the intensity/ concentration (sweetness) of sugar-water solutions. UK children knew(More)
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