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Psychology. Science starts early.

Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520-8205, USA.
Science (Impact Factor: 31.2). 02/2011; 331(6020):1022-3. DOI: 10.1126/science.1195221
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ABSTRACT Infants and young children can exhibit striking confusion about how the world works, from failing to grasp that wind causes
waves, to being mystified about how babies are created. Indeed, some researchers have characterized a child's knowledge of
the world as a bundle of misconceptions awaiting replacement with correct concepts through education (1).

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