The Transformative Cultural Intelligence Hypothesis: Evidence from Young Children’s Problem-Solving

@article{Moll2018TheTC,
  title={The Transformative Cultural Intelligence Hypothesis: Evidence from Young Children’s Problem-Solving},
  author={Henrike Moll},
  journal={Review of Philosophy and Psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={9},
  pages={161-175}
}
  • Henrike Moll
  • Published 1 March 2018
  • Psychology
  • Review of Philosophy and Psychology
This study examined 4-year-olds’ problem-solving under different social conditions. Children had to use water in order to extract a buoyant object from a narrow tube. When faced with the problem ‘cold’ without cues, nearly all children were unsuccessful (Experiment 1). But when a solution-suggesting video was pedagogically delivered prior to the task, most children (69% in Experiment 1, 75% in Experiment 2) succeeded. Showing children the same video in a non-pedagogical manner did not lift… 
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