About Merrill-Palmer Quarterly
This internationally acclaimed periodical features empirical and theoretical papers on child development and family-child relationships. A high-quality resource for researchers, writers, teachers, and practitioners, the journal contains up-to-date information on advances in developmental theories; research on infants, children, adolescents, and families; summaries and integrations of research; commentaries by experts; and reviews of important new books in development.
Current Issue: Volume 59, Issue 2 (2013)
Tuition vs. Intuition: Effects of Instruction on Naïve Theories of Evolution
Andrew Shtulman and Prassede Calabi
Anthropomorphizing Science: How Does It Affect the Development of Evolutionary Concepts?
Cristine H. Legare, Jonathan D. Lane, and E. Margaret Evans
Essentialist Reasoning and Knowledge Effects on Biological Reasoning in Young Children
Patricia A. Herrmann, Jason A. French, Ganie B. DeHart, and Karl S. Rosengren