Quote: young children and tamarins expect all falling objects to fall straight down, despite evidence to the contrary

QuoteRef: hausMD_2000 , p. 233

problems with empirical truth
models of reality

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In 1995 … Bruce Hood developed an experimental procedure to test … to cotton-top tamarins. … An experimenter … attached an S-shaped opaque tube from pipe A … an object down the tube and then allowed … Consistently, both the children and the tamarins searched … they repeated [this error] twenty to thirty times. … [p. 234] these individuals appear to expect all falling … They are making a gravity error. … repeating an action because theory drives them to …   Google-1   Google-2

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