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Cultural-Historical Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1816-5435

ISSN (online): 2224-8935


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Forms of Sign-Oriented and Symbolic Representation in Cognitive Activity of Junior School-Children 1352

Veraksa A.N.
Doctor of Psychology, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Professor, Head of the Department of Educational Psychology and Pedagogy, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

This article presents two studies conducted using the author's methods «An Uncertain Situation» (26 3rd graders and 31 4th graders participated in the study) and «Match a Picture» (with 40 3rd graders and 44 4th graders). Results indicate different strategies for solving these cognitive tasks. Strategies are characterized by forms of representation used by children and are in a structural relationship of direct and inverse dependency.

Keywords: Representation, Symbol, Sign, Uncertain Situation

Column: Empirical Research

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