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Domain-Specific Principles Affect Learning and Transfer in Children

Ann L. Brown
1990 Cognitive Science  
In short, the children were not affected by color or the specific arrangements of tools on a tray.  ...  CAUSAL PRINCIPLES One of the problems of studies of learning and, particularly, transfer in children is the tendency to believe that this learning takes place in a kind of cognitive vacuum.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15516709cog1401_6 fatcat:rz5dhf7kbvea3e2smli6e46dfa

A Reconceptualization of Generalization and Generalization Problems

Alan G. Kamhi
1988 Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools  
of the transfer situation to the original learning situation; and (d) performance factors that relate primarily to the limitations of the human information processing system.  ...  Children with speech or language impairments tend to be less flexible than others in applying knowledge.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I wish to thank Marc Fey, Larry Shriberg, Phil Connell, and Lynn Snyder for their helpful comments on earlier drafts of this paper, Some of the ideas in this paper were presented in a 1986  ... 
doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1903.304 fatcat:hhmf2jskcbhlvbndqpjzo6qky4

Contents to volume 14

1990 Cognitive Science  
Affect Learning and Transfer in Children.  ...  Morkman First Principles Organize Attention to and Learning About Relevant Data: Number and the Animate-Inanimate Distinction as Examples. 79 Rachel Gelmon Domain-Specific Principles  ... 
doi:10.1016/0364-0213(90)90013-m fatcat:bs3k5mprabgfdni7tahiqbhzxu

Evolution and education

David C Geary
2010 Psicothema  
Evolutionary educational psychology is the study of how children's evolved learning and motivational biases influences their ability and motivation to learn in school.  ...  Evolved learning and motivational biases are organized around the domains of folk psychology, folk biology, and folk physics.  ...  allow children and adolescents to learn about their specific peer group and how to manage and influence social dynamics.  ... 
pmid:20100425 fatcat:iwmroyeajvevjdgycuxei4sshi

Cognitive Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance(CO-OP)

Helene J. Polatajko, Angela D. Mandich, Cheryl Missiuna, Linda T. Miller, Jennifer J. Macnab, Theresa Malloy-Miller, Elizabeth A. Kinsella
2001 Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics  
Probe child for generalization and transfer of Global and Domain Specific Strategies: GPDC and DSS 19.  ...  Apply Enabling Principles 14. Teach parents/caregivers about Goal-Plan-Do-Check and applicable Domain Specific Strategies 15.  ... 
doi:10.1080/j006v20n02_07 pmid:11345506 fatcat:7ohxcstoxbeyfe2eqepxxbmcki

Causal learning across domains

Laura E. Schulz, Alison Gopnik
2004 Developmental Psychology  
In Experiment 3, children used evidence about patterns of dependence and independence to craft novel interventions across domains.  ...  In Experiments 4 and 5, children's sensitivity to patterns of dependence was pitted against their domain-specific knowledge.  ...  Thanks also go to the children and staff at Fruit and Flower,  ... 
doi:10.1037/0012-1649.40.2.162 pmid:14979758 fatcat:23gj5cmarbf4flzvo4n2upm7yy

All Other Things Being Equal: Acquisition and Transfer of the Control of Variables Strategy

Zhe Chen, David Klahr
1999 Child Development  
When provided with explicit training within domains, combined with probe questions, children were able to learn and transfer the basic strategy for designing unconfounded experiments.  ...  With age, children increasingly improved their ability to transfer learned strategies to remote situations.  ...  Thanks also to the children, parents, principals, and teachers at the Ellis School and the Winchester-Thurston School for  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8624.00081 pmid:10546337 fatcat:v2kjjecsg5hrxi3suir2tekpyi

When and where do we apply what we learn?: A taxonomy for far transfer

Susan M. Barnett, Stephen J. Ceci
2002 Psychological bulletin  
In terms of content, various transfer studies discussed earlier showed that whether the learned skill is encoded as a specific fact or procedure or a deep, general principle affects transfer success.  ...  They are logically separable factors that may both affect transfer. Thus, it highlights a need to consider separately the transfer of specific facts and procedures and of general principles.  ... 
doi:10.1037/0033-2909.128.4.612 pmid:12081085 fatcat:njw23eaygnh3djdkthzjjvhgra

When and where do we apply what we learn?: A taxonomy for far transfer

Susan M. Barnett, Stephen J. Ceci
2002 Psychological bulletin  
In terms of content, various transfer studies discussed earlier showed that whether the learned skill is encoded as a specific fact or procedure or a deep, general principle affects transfer success.  ...  They are logically separable factors that may both affect transfer. Thus, it highlights a need to consider separately the transfer of specific facts and procedures and of general principles.  ... 
doi:10.1037//0033-2909.128.4.612 fatcat:eoi4rg3sb5gs5myln4j2v5eaza

Socializing the knowledge transfer problem

Roy D. Pea
1987 International Journal of Educational Research  
and self-management skills taught within domains, and synergistic integration of the learning of different subjects.  ...  These include learning about and practicing knowledge application in multiple contexts of use, constructively participating in bridginginstruction acrossschool and nonrhool problem situations, thinking  ...  National Sciena Foundation. and  ... 
doi:10.1016/0883-0355(87)90007-3 fatcat:l6ig64ib7nhcznoqdgenreb6pu

Cognitive skills and their transfer: Discussion

W.J. McKeachie
1987 International Journal of Educational Research  
Transfer is involved in ah learning, remembering, problem solving and cognitive activities.  ...  Moreover, we should consider transfer of motivation as well as transfer of learned cognitions if we are to understand transfer of learning in educational situations and be helpful to educators.  ...  Knowledge and Intelligence Almost all modern accounts of learning and problem solving point to the importance of domain-specific knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0883-0355(87)90010-3 fatcat:psbsto344ncald42uoggpazg5e

Your move: The effect of chess on mathematics test scores

Michael Rosholm, Mai Bjørnskov Mikkelsen, Kamilla Gumede, Lutz Jaencke
2017 PLoS ONE  
We also find larger impacts for unhappy children and children who are bored in school, perhaps because chess instruction facilitates learning by providing an alternative approach to mathematics for these  ...  to the domain of mathematics.  ...  Detterman distinguishes between "specific" and "non-specific" transfer, where the former refers to transfer of specific, concrete content, while the latter concerns transfer of concepts, principles and  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177257 pmid:28494023 pmcid:PMC5426665 fatcat:m5cigqtpgva4vkxy7c443m763u

The Complex Systems See-Change in Education

Robert L. Goldstone
2006 The Journal of the Learning Sciences  
Useful comments and suggestions were provided by David Landy, Michael Roberts, Ji Son, and particularly Sasha Barab.  ...  Nonetheless, extracting the perceptually grounded principles from their specific scenario will often allow the principle to be better appreciated and transferred.  ...  If students can learn to learn these principles and recognize when they are applicable, then they not only develop an appreciation of the integrated web of science, but they also can transfer what they  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327809jls1501_5 fatcat:gfpbb5vd6ngzbe3otyyqwkltee

The Mozart Effect: Music Listening is Not Music Instruction

Frances H. Rauscher, Sean C. Hinton
2006 Educational Psychologist  
This article also discusses theories of transfer and mechanisms of learning as they relate to this topic.  ...  This occurrence has caused confusion that has been perpetuated in scholarly articles, such as the one by Waterhouse (2006) and that persists in the minds of the general public.  ...  Perhaps the reflective and analytical skills involved in learning an instrument encourage the transfer of musical knowledge to spatial domains.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15326985ep4104_3 fatcat:i4k4iy3bivbprhlcg7hbyifb3e

Learning Through Case Comparisons: A Meta-Analytic Review

Louis Alfieri, Timothy J. Nokes-Malach, Christian D. Schunn
2013 Educational Psychologist  
We would like to Bethany Rittle-Johnson and the anonymous reviewers for their very helpful suggestions and comments on the article.  ...  activities that are likely to affect learning outcomes.  ...  The academic domain inconsistently moderated learning outcomes. Comparisons implemented in other domains led to significantly greater learning outcomes than comparisons implemented in mathematics.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00461520.2013.775712 fatcat:vljriiwjynfejdsmtzdgukorji
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