Children’s Use of Social Cues When Learning Conventions


In a series of two experiments, we examined 5-year-old children’s motivations for learning new conventional actions. Children watched two teachers open a novel container; the teachers differed in the nonfunctional, conventional actions they used in the process. In Experiment 1, one teacher spoke with a native accent and the other spoke with a nonnative… (More)


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@inproceedings{Wagner2014ChildrensUO, title={Children’s Use of Social Cues When Learning Conventions}, author={Laura Wagner and Kristen A. Dunfield and Kristin L. Rohrbeck}, year={2014} }