Cognitive Development / Edition 4

Cognitive Development / Edition 4

by John H. Flavell, Patricia H. Miller, Scott A. Miller
     
 

Cutting-edge and "big-picture" in perspective, this popular introduction to cognitive development focuses on both the fascinating nature of children's thinking and the excitement and change in work in this area. Using an integrated topical approach, it explores the developmental aspects of social cognition, perception, memory, and language. Theoretically

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Cutting-edge and "big-picture" in perspective, this popular introduction to cognitive development focuses on both the fascinating nature of children's thinking and the excitement and change in work in this area. Using an integrated topical approach, it explores the developmental aspects of social cognition, perception, memory, and language. Theoretically balanced, it considers the full spectrum of approaches--from Piaget's developmental stages, to information-processing (including connectionism), dynamic systems, contextual, theory-change, neo-Piagetian, evolutionary, neuroscience, and constraint approaches. Infant Perception. Infant Cognition. Representation and Concepts. Reasoning and Problem Solving. Social Cognition/Theory of Mind. Memory. Language. For anyone interested in child development, including parents, students, and those in psychology, social work, education, etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137915750
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/04/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
423
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.81(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Infant Perception.

3. Infant Cognition.

4. Representation and Concepts.

5. Reasoning and Problem Solving.

6. Social Cognition.

7. Memory.

8. Language.

9. Questions and Problems.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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