[ExI] Seeing Through New Lenses

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Wed Jan 13 18:31:36 UTC 2010

On 1/13/2010 11:14 AM, Aware wrote:

> A developmental psychologist showed three pictures to
> children – a cow, a chicken and some grass. He asked children from
> America which two of the pictures belonged together.  Most of them
> grouped the cow and chicken together because they were both objects in
> the same category of animals.  Chinese children on the other hand
> tended to group the cow and grass together because “cows eat grass” –
> they focused on the relationship between two objects rather than the
> objects themselves.
> [Which of these do YOU prefer?  Which of these do you think is closer
> to The Truth?  Why?  - Jef]

The cow and the chicken, because they are Friends.

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