I have noticed that young children don't doubt a lot of things. If a teacher tell them "1+1=2", they usually just learn it without questioning. When those children get older, they often start to revisit they old knowledge and start to be skeptic about them.

Would you recommend me some key words for this topic? Thank you.

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    $\begingroup$ 'Naivety', comes to mind. Any more details on why this is not simply a language question? It seems off-topic here as is. $\endgroup$
    – Steven Jeuris
    Apr 17, 2020 at 20:51
  • $\begingroup$ By key words I mean some psychological theory dealing with this topic, some psychological words (scientific names) describing this phenomenon. I'm not sure if that is a langue question.. $\endgroup$
    – TKN
    Apr 17, 2020 at 22:11
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    $\begingroup$ I think child indoctrination is describing this effect. $\endgroup$
    – TKN
    Apr 18, 2020 at 8:03
  • $\begingroup$ Because adults analyze things using existing believes and opinions that they have about the world but with children they're analytical mind hasn't fully developed and also they don't have preexisting believes and opinions about that concept. But this does't mean adults do this, they do it less often. $\endgroup$ Apr 20, 2020 at 18:11
  • $\begingroup$ They have no basis to question facts yet. They also don't know much about lies, and would not think of a reason someone would lie to them. $\endgroup$
    – agiopnl
    May 15, 2020 at 0:09