Development of the Concept of Middleness in Children: Response Time and Complexity

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Kathleen Williams, Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: 24 boys and 16 girls ages 4 through 7 years were tested on an apparatus that required children to select the middle of 3, 5, 7, or 9 stimulus lights when arranged adjacent to one another and when spaced symmetrically or asymmetrically. Analysis indicated response time decreased with age and increased as a function of the number of stimulus lights in the task. Time to respond to asymmetrical arrangements was greater than for problems whose stimuli were arranged symmetrically.

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Perceptual and Motor Skills, 77, 1275-1281.
Language: English
Date: 1993

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