Rapid change in the symbolic functioning of very young children.

  title={Rapid change in the symbolic functioning of very young children.},
  author={Judy S Deloache},
  volume={238 4833},
A remarkable difference in the understanding of the symbolic relation between a scale model and the larger space that it represented was displayed by two age groups of young children. Three-year-old children who observed an object being hidden in a model knew where to find an analogous object hidden in the corresponding location in a room, but 2.5-year-old children did not. The success of the group of older children reveals an advance in their cognitive flexibility: they think of a model in two… CONTINUE READING
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