When days are numbered: calendar structure and the development of calendar processing in English and Chinese.

Abstract

Unlike English, Chinese uses a numerical system for naming months and days. This study explored whether this difference in naming affects the development of simple calendar calculation. Eight- and 10-year-old children as well as undergraduates in China and the United States were asked to name the day or month that comes a specified time before or after a… (More)

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@article{Kelly1999WhenDA, title={When days are numbered: calendar structure and the development of calendar processing in English and Chinese.}, author={Michelle Kelly and Kurt Miller and G. Fang and G. Feng}, journal={Journal of experimental child psychology}, year={1999}, volume={73 4}, pages={289-314} }