The development of possibility judgment within and across domains

@inproceedings{Shtulman2009TheDO,
  title={The development of possibility judgment within and across domains},
  author={Andrew Shtulman},
  year={2009}
}
The ability to differentiate possible events from impossible ones is an invaluable skill when reasoning about claims that transcend the perceptual evidence at hand, yet preschool-aged children do not readily make this differentiation when reasoning about physically extraordinary events [Shtulman, A., & Carey, S. (2007). Improbable or impossible? How children reason about the possibility of extraordinary claims. Child Development, 78, 1015–1032]. The present study sought to determine whether… CONTINUE READING