Graduate studies at Western
Review of Philosophy and Psychology 1 (4):551-561 (2010)
|Abstract||Psychological research into children’s sensitivity to testimony has primarily focused on their ability to judge the likely reliability of speakers. However, verbal testimony is only one means by which children learn from others. We review recent research exploring children’s early social referencing and imitation, as well as their sensitivity to speakers’ knowledge, beliefs, and biases, to argue that children treat information and informants with reasonable scepticism. As children’s understanding of mental states develops, they become ever more able to critically evaluate whether to believe new information|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Erika Nurmsoo, Elizabeth Robinson & Stephen Andrew Butterfill (2010). Children's Selective Learning From Others. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 1 (4):551-561.
Paul L. Harris & Melissa A. Koenig (2007). The Basis of Epistemic Trust: Reliable Testimony or Reliable Sources? Episteme 4 (3):264-284.
Joshue Orozco (2010). I Can Trust You Now … but Not Later: An Explanation of Testimonial Knowledge in Children. [REVIEW] Acta Analytica 25 (2):195-214.
Fabrice Clément, Melissa Koenig & Paul Harris (2004). The Ontogenesis of Trust. Mind and Language 19 (4):360–379.
Paul Bloom (2001). Précis of How Children Learn the Meanings of Words. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (6):1095-1103.
Yusuke Moriguchi, Takayuki Kanda, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Yoko Shimada & Shoji Itakura (2011). Can Young Children Learn Words From a Robot? Interaction Studies 12 (1):107-118.
Fabrice Clément (2010). To Trust or Not to Trust? Children's Social Epistemology. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 1 (4):531-549.
Sonja Grover (2003). Social Research in the Advancement of Children's Rights. Journal of Academic Ethics 1 (1):119-130.
Yoshihide Horiuchi (2003). Alice in Systems Wonderland: A Children's Systems Learning Guidebook Accompanying Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. World Futures 59 (1):37 – 50.
Lainie Friedman Ross (2003). Responding to the Challenge of the Children's Health Act: An Introduction to Children in Research. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 24 (2):101-106.
Paul Bloom, Three- and Four-Year-Olds Spontaneously Use Others' Past Performance to Guide Their Learning.
Jeremie Hughes (1988). Will My Rabbit Go to Heaven?: And Other Questions Children Ask. Lion Pub. Corp..
Laura M. Purdy (1988). Does Women's Liberation Imply Children's Liberation? Hypatia 3 (2):49 - 62.
Added to index2010-12-13
Total downloads17 ( #78,143 of 739,525 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #61,680 of 739,525 )
How can I increase my downloads?