Science Starts Early

ArticleinScience 331(6020):1022-3 · February 2011with2 Reads
Impact Factor: 33.61 · DOI: 10.1126/science.1195221 · Source: PubMed


    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).