Handbook of Child Psychology, Cognition, Perception, and Language, Volume 2 / Edition 6

Handbook of Child Psychology, Cognition, Perception, and Language, Volume 2 / Edition 6

by William Damon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471272892

ISBN-13: 9780471272892

Pub. Date: 03/31/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality, social

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Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality, social understanding, and non-verbal communication.

Volume 2: Cognition, Perception, and Language, edited by Deanna Kuhn, Columbia University, and Robert S. Siegler, Carnegie Mellon University, covers mechanisms of cognitive and perceptual development in language acquisition. It includes new chapters devoted to neural bases of cognition, motor development, grammar and langauge rules, information processing, and problem solving skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471272892
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1072
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.61(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: FOUNDATIONS.

1. Neural Bases of Cognitive Development (Charles A. Nelson, Kathleen M. Thomas and Michelle de Haan).

2. The Infant's Auditory World: Hearing, Speech, and the Beginnings of Language (Jenny R. Saffran, Janet F. Werker and Lynne A. Werner).

3. Infant Visual Perception (Philip J. Kellman and Martha E. Arterberry).

4. Motor Development (Karen E. Adolph and& Sarah E. Berger).

5. Infant Cognition (Leslie B. Cohen and Cara H. Cashon).

SECTION TWO: COGNITION AND COMMUNICATION

6. Acquiring Linguistic Constructions (Michael Tomasello).

7. Early Word Learning (Sandra R. Waxman and Jeffrey L. Lidz).

8. Nonverbal Communication: The Hand's Role in Talking and Thinking (Susan Goldin-Meadow).

SECTION THREE: COGNITIVE PROCESSES.

9. Event Memory (Patricia J. Bauer).

10. Information Processing Approaches to Development (Yuko Munakata).

11. Microgenetic Analysis of Learning (Robert S. Siegler).

12. Cognitive Strategies Michael Pressley and Katherine Hilden).

13. Reasoning and Problem Solving (Graeme S. Halford and Glenda Andrews).

14. Cognitive Science and Cognitive Development (Frank Keil).

15. Culture and Cognitive Development in Phylogenetic, Historical, and Ontogenetic Perspective (Michael Cole).

SECTION FOUR: CONCEPTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND ACHIEVMENTS.

16. Conceptual Development (Susan A. Gelman and Charles W. Kalish).

17. Development of Spatial Cognition (Nora S. Newcombe and Janellen Huttenlocher).

18. Development of Mathematical Understanding (David C. Geary).

19. Social Cognition (Paul L. Harris).

20. Development in the Arts: Drawing and Music (Ellen Winner).

21. Extraordinary Achievements: A Developmental and Systems Analysis (Seana Moran and Howard Gardner).

SECTION FIVE: THE PERSPECTIVE BEYOND CHILDHOOD.

22. The Second Decade: What Develops (and how) (Deanna Kuhn and Sam Franklin).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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