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Children's complex thinking skills begin before going to school
New research reveals that children begin to show signs of higher-level thinking skills as young as age 4 ½. Researchers have previously attributed higher-order thinking development to knowledge acquisition, but the new longitudinal study shows that other skills, not connected with knowledge, play a role in children?s ability to reason analytically.
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