Updated: Nov 28, 2019
This is a follow-up to Ronfard, Chen and Harris's (2017) study, which looked at children's testing of counter-intuitive claims. The study design is similar in that half of participants are randomly assigned to hear a false, counter-intuitive claim. This study also involves a parent-child activity designed to elicit children's question-asking.
Ronfard, S., Chen, E. E., & Harris, P. L. (2018). The emergence of the empirical stance: Children’s testing of counterintuitive claims. Developmental Psychology, 54(3), 482-493.