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Research reveals surprising results about kids' capacity for scientific literacy


March 11, 2014

current-day Wilkies (right) and ancestral Wilkies It turns out kids can understand complex scientific concepts--like natural selection--beyond what anyone would have expected. To demonstrate this, Boston University cognitive developmental psychologist Deborah Kelemen and her co-researchers created a 10-page picture storybook about pilosas, a group of fictional mammals with long trunks. Full Story

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