Category Archives: explanation

Children’s Explanations as a Window Into Their Intuitive Theories of the Social World

Social categorization is an early emerging and robust component of social cognition, yet the role that social categories play in children’s understanding of the social world has remained unclear. The present studies examined children’s explanations of social behavior to provide … Continue reading

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A Dialogue on Understanding

This paper written as a dialogue between two interlocutors, Julie, and a Student, deals with Understanding and its role in the social sciences. The fictional dialogue takes place in Hannover, Germany, and the interlocutors are exchanging arguments about Verstehen and … Continue reading

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