Intellectual Development

Intellectual Development

by Robert J. Sternberg
     
 

A comprehensive overview of current theoretical and empirical work from six different perspectives to intellectual development--psychometric, Piagetian, neo-Piagetian, information-processing, learning, and contextual. See more details below

Overview

A comprehensive overview of current theoretical and empirical work from six different perspectives to intellectual development--psychometric, Piagetian, neo-Piagetian, information-processing, learning, and contextual.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521394567
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/27/1992
Pages:
425
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Preface
1Perspectives for viewing intellectual development throughout the life course1
2The psychometric perspective on intellectual development in childhood and adolescence16
3Major abilities and development in the adult period44
4Beyond the stage debate: Action, structure, and variability in Piagetian theory and research100
5The study of adult cognition from a Piagetian perspective141
6Neo-Piagetian theories of child development161
7A neo-Piagetian perspective on adult cognitive development197
8The information-processing perspective on cognitive development in childhood and adolescence229
9The information-processing perspective on cognitive aging261
10Integrating learning into a theory of intellectual development278
11The learning perspective: Adulthood301
12A sociocultural approach to intellectual development328
13Contextual approaches to adult intellectual development350
14The princess grows up: A satiric fairy tale about intellectual development381
Author index395
Subject index405

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