The prehistory of discovery: precursors of representational change in solving gear system problems.

@article{Dixon2002ThePO,
  title={The prehistory of discovery: precursors of representational change in solving gear system problems.},
  author={James A. Dixon and Ashley S. Bangert},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={918-33}
}
Microgenetic research has identified 2 different types of processes that produce representational change: theory revision and redescription. Both processes have been implicated as important sources of developmental change, but their relative status across development has not been addressed. The current study investigated whether (a) the process of representational change undergoes developmental change itself or (b) different processes occupy different niches in the course of knowledge… CONTINUE READING