Experimental Evaluation of the Understanding of Qualitative Probability and Probabilistic Reasoning in Young Children
De Finetti’s approach of an event of two levels of knowledge was recently proposed as the model of reference for psychology studies. We show that de Finetti’s qualitative probability framework seems to be “natural” to children aged from 3 to 4 as well as to account for children’s heuristic approach to probabilistic reasoning.
KeywordsExperimental evaluation Young children Comparative degree of belief Qualitative probability Probabilistic reasoning
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