Are U-shaped developmental trajectories illusory?

Athena Vouloumanos

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Without criteria for what counts as a U/N-shaped developmental trajectory, it is not clear how many legitimate Us really exist. Many, if not all, Us may turn out to be illusions borne out of our sampling methods, task construal, and blurry lenses of description.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)154-158
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Cognition and Development
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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