Modeling developmental transitions on the balance scale task

@article{Rijn2003ModelingDT,
  title={Modeling developmental transitions on the balance scale task},
  author={Hedderik van Rijn and Maarten van Someren and Han L. J. van der Maas},
  journal={Cognitive Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={27},
  pages={227-257}
}
Periods of relatively stable, rule-like behavior alternated with short transition periods characterize cognitive development on reasoning tasks like the balance scale task. Each transition gives rise to an improvement in behavior, until a phase is reached in which performance is flawless or improvement is not worthwhile given the necessary extra effort. Several computational models have been developed to capture the developmental phenomena associated with the balance scale task. These models… CONTINUE READING

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