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The Psychology of Intelligence / Edition 2
     

The Psychology of Intelligence / Edition 2

by Jean Piaget, D. E. Berlyne, Malcolm Piercy, Malcolm Piercy, D. E. Berlyne
 

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ISBN-10: 0415254019

ISBN-13: 9780415254014

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Think of developmental psychology, and the name of Jean Piaget immediately springs to mind. His theory of learning lies at the very heart of the modern understanding of the human learning process, and he is celebrated as the founding father of child psychology. A prolific writer, is the author of more than fifty books and several hundred articles. The Psychology of

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Think of developmental psychology, and the name of Jean Piaget immediately springs to mind. His theory of learning lies at the very heart of the modern understanding of the human learning process, and he is celebrated as the founding father of child psychology. A prolific writer, is the author of more than fifty books and several hundred articles. The Psychology of Intelligence is one of his most important works. Containing a complete synthesis of his thoughts on the mechanisms of intellectual development, it is an extraordinary volume by an extraordinary writer. Given his significance, it is hardly surprising that Psychology Today pronounced Piaget the Best Psychologist of the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415254014
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Series:
Routledge Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
887,460
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Preface to the Second (French) Editionvii
Part IThe Nature of Intelligence1
1Intelligence and Biological Adaptation3
2"Thought Psychology" and the Psychological Nature of Logical Operations20
Part IIIntelligence and Sensori-motor Functions57
3Intelligence and Perception59
4Habit and Sensori-motor Intelligence96
Part IIIThe Development of Thought129
5The Growth of Thought--Intuition and Operations131
6Social Factors in Intellectual Development171
Conclusion: Rhythms, Regulations and Groupings183
Short Bibliography191
Index of Subjects195
Index of Names201

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