Teaching Tree Thinking to College Students: It’s Not as Easy as You Think

Evolution: Education and Outreach, Volume 5, Issue 4, 2012, Pages 595-602.

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Evolution educationTree of LifeTree thinkingCladogramsScientific reasoning

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Abstract The ability to understand and reason with tree-of-life diagrams (i.e., cladograms), referred to as tree thinking, is an essential skill for biology students. Yet, recent findings indicate that cladograms are cognitively opaque to many college students, leading them to misinterpret the information depicted. The current studies add...More

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