Periodicals>Journal Article:  Corriveau, Chen, Harris (July 3, 2013), Judgments About Fact and Fiction by Children From Religious and Nonreligious Backgrounds, Retrieved on 2015-02-16
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    16 FEB 2015

     Religious Children Less Capable of Distinguishing Fantasy...

    In two studies, 5- and 6-year-old children were questioned about the status of the protagonist embedded in three different types of stories. In realistic stories that only included ordinary events, all children, irrespective of family background and schooling, claimed that the protagonist was a real person. In religious stories that included ordinarily impossible events brought about by divine intervention, claims about the status of the protagonist varied sharply with exposure to religion. C...
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