Marvin W Daehler

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The consequences of two key features of causal structure in source stories, intention and positive outcome, for analogical transfer were examined in kindergarten and second graders. In Experiment 1, children received either structure-complete, structure-incomplete, or irrelevant source stories. Structure-incomplete stories lacked either the intention to(More)
Nine-year-olds (N = 40) and adults (N = 40) were presented an incidental learning task in which they were asked to give yes or no responses to orienting questions associated with target words. Half the Ss in each group were additionally instructed to generate words which could substitute for the targets and could yield affirmative responses to the orienting(More)
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