Scale Error

Scale Error

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. In developmental psychology, a scale error is a serious attempt made by a child to perform a task that is patently impossible because of the extreme differences in the size of the objects involved. An example of this would be a child attempting to slide down a toy slide or attempting to enter and drive a miniature toy car.In this study, children were introduced to large (normal-sized) objects and given a chance to familiarize themselves with them. Some were also prompted to engage in play behavior with the objects. After several minutes, the large objects were replaced with smaller versions of the same object. In several cases, regardless of prompting, the child attempted to interact with the small object in the same way they would have interacted with the large object.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Sent Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135623931
  • 9786135623932