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2012-07-26 21:03:14

A recent experiment modeled after Aesop’s Fable could be a window into how children’s minds learn cause-and-effect relationship.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.