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The Development of Thinking and Reasoning by Caroline Gauffroy, Pierre Barrouillet

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10Dual processes in the development of reasoning

The memory side of the theory

Carlos F. A. Gomes and Charles J. Brainerd

Theories of cognitive development that unify findings and concepts from different domains (e.g., reasoning and memory) are more parsimonious and fundamental than theories that are confined to a particular domain. Piaget’s constructivist view of cognitive development (Piaget, 1970), and his work on memory-reasoning relations in particular (Piaget & Inhelder, 1973), constitutes an early attempt to develop such a unified theory. Similarly, fuzzy-trace theory (Brainerd & Reyna, 1990; Reyna & Brainerd, 1995) began as an attempt to rethink earlier approaches to the development of memory and reasoning that could not predict or explain, ...

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