Stretching to learn : Ambiguous evidence and variability in preschoolers ’ exploratory play

@inproceedings{Gweon2008StretchingTL,
  title={Stretching to learn : Ambiguous evidence and variability in preschoolers ’ exploratory play},
  author={Hyowon Gweon and Laura E Schulz},
  year={2008}
}
Children seem to learn about the causal structure of the world even in the absence of formal training. One possibility is that children can learn causal relationships from evidence generated in the course of their spontaneous, exploratory play. In this study, we looked at whether the pattern of children’s free play with a toy is affected by the quality of… CONTINUE READING