Item description for Imagining the Impossible: Magical, Scientific, and Religious Thinking in Children by Karl S. Rosengren & Carl N. Johnson...
The study of early cognitive development has emphasized the way in which young children act like scientists, testing and revising theories about the physical, biological, and psychological world. Evidence of this early understanding of the natural order has led researchers to reconsider children's thinking about magical, religious, or otherwise supernatural orders. The present volume offers reviews of new lines of research on children's thinking that stretch beyond the ordinary boundaries of reality. More than being "little scientists," children are here considered as "little magicians," "little metaphysicians," "little theologians" and "little story tellers" or "dramatists," imagining other-worldly possibilities.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.98" Weight: 1.41 lbs.
Release Date Apr 3, 2012
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521665876 ISBN13 9780521665872
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More About Karl S. Rosengren & Carl N. Johnson
Karl S. Rosengren has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.