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Alternative conceptions, memory, & mental models in physics education 

written by Gyoungho Lee, Jongho Shin, Jiyeon Park, Sangho Song, Yeounsoo Kim, and Lei Bao

There are two somewhat independent research traditions, which converge to suggest a form of students' knowledge: alternative conceptions and mental models. However we have little literature that explains what they are different from each other and from memory. This study tried to describe these issues with some thoughts about how cognitive psychology and science education approaches can be best synthesized in order to approach these questions.

Published September 1, 2005
Last Modified July 8, 2013

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