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Concrete, abstract, formal, and systematic operations as observed in a "Piagetian" balance-beam task series.
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PMID:  20351445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We performed a Rasch analysis of cross-sectional developmental data gathered from children and adults who were presented with a task series derived from Inhelder's and Piaget's balance beam. The partial credit model situates both participants and items along a single hierarchically ordered dimension. As the Model of Hierarchical Complexity predicted, order of hierarchical complexity accurately predicted item difficulty, with notable exceptions at the formal and systematic levels. Gappiness between items was examined using the saltus model. A two level saltus model, which examined the gap between the concrete/abstract and formal/systematic items, was a better predictor of performance than the Rasch analysis (chi square = 71.91, df = 4, p < .01).
Theo Linda Dawson; Eric Andrew Goodheart; Karen Draney; Mark Wilson; Michael Lamport Commons
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of applied measurement     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1529-7713     ISO Abbreviation:  J Appl Meas     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-30     Completed Date:  2010-04-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101084377     Medline TA:  J Appl Meas     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cross-Sectional Studies
Middle Aged
Models, Psychological*
Models, Statistical*
Psychometrics / methods*
Young Adult

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