Children's large‐scale spatial cognition: Is the measure the message?

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Children's difficulties in drawing accurate sketch maps led earlier researchers to conclude that young children were spatially incompetent. More recently, investigators have devised new large‐scale spatial tasks on which children perform well. How do our tasks affect our conclusions about children's spatial cognition?.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-64
Number of pages14
JournalNew directions for child and adolescent development
Issue number15
StatePublished - Mar 1982

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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