Children's trust in unexpected oral versus printed suggestions: limitations of the power of print.

@article{Eyden2014ChildrensTI,
  title={Children's trust in unexpected oral versus printed suggestions: limitations of the power of print.},
  author={J. van der Eyden and Elizabeth J. Z. Robinson and Shiri Einav},
  journal={The British journal of developmental psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={430-9}
}
Children have a bias to trust spoken testimony, yet early readers have an even stronger bias to trust print. Here, we ask how enduring is the influence of printed testimony: Can the learning be applied to new scenarios? Using hybrid pictures more dominant in one animal species (e.g., squirrel) than another (e.g., rabbit), we examined 3-6-year-olds' (N = 130… CONTINUE READING