Insight into Toddlers’ Awareness of their Own Uncertainty
[Source: Medical X-Press]
Toddlers may not be able to describe their feelings of uncertainty, but a new study from the Center for Mind and Brain at the University of California, Davis provides evidence that toddlers may experience and deal with uncertainty in decision making in the same way as older children and adults.”
“Little children show behaviors that suggest they can respond to uncertain situations. For example, they seem to hesitate or ask when they can’t figure something out,” said Simona Ghetti professor of psychology at UC Davis. “But are these behaviors grounded in their evaluations of actual evidence? And how do very young children become aware they are uncertain?”
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