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The world looks small when you only look through a telescope: The need for a broad and developmental study of reasoning

  • Darcia Narvaez (a1)

If the target article represents the summary findings of the field, reasoning research is deeply flawed. The vision is too narrow and seems to fall into biological determinism. Humans use reasoning in effective ways apparently not studied by researchers, such as reasoning for action. Moreover, as the brain develops through adulthood and from experience so do reasoning capabilities.

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S. Konrath , E. H. O'Brien & C Hsing . (in press) Changes in dispositional empathy over time in college students: A meta-analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Review.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • ISSN: 0140-525X
  • EISSN: 1469-1825
  • URL: /core/journals/behavioral-and-brain-sciences
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