Are dinosaurs the rule or the exception? Developing concepts of death and extinction

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The development of concepts of individual death and species extinction were examined in two studies. Sixty-eight, 4to 9-year-old children and their parents participated in Study 1. Although preschoolers had some understanding of the concept of death, the ability to explain death and extinction improved over the school-age years. However, all age groups were… (More)

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@inproceedings{Poling2004AreDT, title={Are dinosaurs the rule or the exception? Developing concepts of death and extinction}, author={Devereaux A. Poling and Margaret Evans}, year={2004} }