Desirable difficulties in the development of active inquiry skills

@article{Kachergis2016DesirableDI,
  title={Desirable difficulties in the development of active inquiry skills},
  author={George Kachergis and Marjorie Rhodes and Todd M. Gureckis},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2016},
  volume={166},
  pages={407-417}
}
This study explores developmental changes in the ability to ask informative questions, hypothesizing a link between the ability to update beliefs in light of evidence and the ability to ask informative questions. Five- to ten-year-old children played an iPad game asking them to identify a hidden insect. Learners could either ask about individual insects, or… CONTINUE READING