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# Because young children do not organize their attention or pe

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02 Feb 2004, 19:10
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Because young children do not organize their attention or perceptions systematically, like adults, they may notice and remember details that their elders ignore.

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02 Feb 2004, 19:32
Go for D.

The reason is that you are comparing the way children form their perception to the way that adults do.

The original sentence is comparing the way children form their perspections to adults, which does not make sense.
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02 Feb 2004, 20:56
D it is.
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02 Feb 2004, 21:26
Another vote for D.

When comparing Nouns use "Like" and when comaring action use "As"
But there is a very thin line between the two. One has to read the sentence and understand what is being conveyed. Here clearly actions are compared so it is advisable to use "as"
The sentence begins with a prepositional phrase that conveys action.

For example -
Like adults, children cannot differentiate between reality and fantasy.
Here the attributes of the children and adults are being compared.
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02 Feb 2004, 21:48
D is my final answer as well
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03 Feb 2004, 08:47
One more vote for D.

Join gmatfordays explanation one this issue.
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03 Feb 2004, 08:51
While a few days ago, studying OG/GMATplus stuff and facing this problem, I DID choose wrong answer.

Guys, I definitely remember official answer. It is D.
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03 Feb 2004, 09:27
Yes. The official answer is D
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04 Feb 2004, 06:38
I actually thought it was B. The commas confused me.
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22 Apr 2014, 04:00
D seems to be the best option
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