88 minutes | Sep 19th 2020

It's Innate Ep. 6: Do children theorize about academic performance? (with Melis Muradoğlu)

Candy, Deon, and Melis begin this episode by discussing how they've gone about conducting research with children during the pandemic. Then, in the second half of the episode, Melis talks about her work in Child Development that examined children's developing understanding of academic performance. Specifically, she argues that children consider a person's effort and intrinsic skill when evaluating and interpreting their performance, which is at odds with a classic view that maintained that children only considere effort when evaluating performance. Links Muradoglu, M., & Cimpian, A. (2020). Children’s Intuitive Theories of Academic Performance. Child development, 91(4), e902-e918. Link to paperSpecial Guest: Melis Muradoğlu.
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