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development of hypothetico-deductive thinking in children a cross-cultural study of the validity of Piaget"s model of the development of logical thinking by Kurt Bergling

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Published by Almqvist & Wiksell International, J. Wiley in Stockholm, New York .
Written in English


  • Piaget, Jean, 1896-,
  • Cognition in children

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Edition Notes

StatementKurt Bergling.
SeriesIEA monograph studies ; no. 3
LC ClassificationsBF723.C5 B42
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5060859M
ISBN 100470069722
LC Control Number74025170

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