How 24-month-olds form and transfer knowledge about tools: the role of perceptual, functional, causal, and feedback information.

@article{Bechtel2013How2F,
  title={How 24-month-olds form and transfer knowledge about tools: the role of perceptual, functional, causal, and feedback information.},
  author={Sabrina Bechtel and Susanna Jeschonek and Sabina Pauen},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={
          163-79
        }
}
This study investigated cognitive processes underlying tool use and knowledge transfer in 24-month-olds (N=123). Following a demonstration, participants chose a tool to reach a reward in a training transfer paradigm. Differing from previous research, various aspects considered to be relevant for children's performance were integrated within the same study design, and performance was examined on a trial-by-trial basis. More specifically, we analyzed how the following aspects affected toddlers… CONTINUE READING
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