Learning to map: strategy discovery and strategy change in young children.

@article{Chen2007LearningTM,
  title={Learning to map: strategy discovery and strategy change in young children.},
  author={Zhe Chen},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={386-403}
}
  • Zhe Chen
  • Published 2007 in Developmental psychology
A series of microgenetic experiments was conducted to examine the role of experience on 2.5- to 5-year-old children's discovery of spatial mapping strategies. With experience, 3- to 4-year-olds discovered a strategy for mapping corresponding locations that shared both featural and spatial similarities. When featural and spatial correspondences were placed in conflict, requiring children to negotiate both object-centered and location-centered mapping possibilities, 4- to 5-year-olds proved… CONTINUE READING