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Research Article

Taiwan Junior High School Adolescents’ Epistemological Beliefs toward Mathematics and Science

Table 9

The correlations among epistemological beliefs toward mathematics and science ( 𝑛 = 4 9 5 ).

Quick learning (Math)Certain knowledge (Math)Simple knowledge (Math)Innate ability (Math)

Quick learning (science)0.310 *** 0.004 (n.s.)−0.255***−0.169***
Certain knowledge (science)0.126**0.664 *** 0.259***0.580***
Simple knowledge (science)0.359***0.243***0.169 *** 0.487***
Innate ability (science)0.530***0.363***0.288***0.482 ***

** 𝑃 < . 0 1 ; *** 𝑃 < . 0 0 1 ; n.s.: not significant.

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