Less is More: How manipulative features affect children's learning from picture books.

@article{Tare2010LessIM,
  title={Less is More: How manipulative features affect children's learning from picture books.},
  author={Medha Tare and Cynthia Chiong and Patricia Ganea and Judy S Deloache},
  journal={Journal of applied developmental psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={395-400}
}
Picture books are ubiquitous in young children's lives and are assumed to support children's acquisition of information about the world. Given their importance, relatively little research has directly examined children's learning from picture books. We report two studies examining children's acquisition of labels and facts from picture books that vary on two dimensions: iconicity of the pictures and presence of manipulative features (or "pop-ups"). In Study 1, 20-month-old children generalized… CONTINUE READING
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