An Ecological Approach to Perceptual Learning and Development

An Ecological Approach to Perceptual Learning and Development

by Eleanor Jack Gibson, Anne D. Pick

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Overview

An Ecological Approach to Perceptual Learning and Development by Eleanor Jack Gibson, Anne D. Pick

Gibson (emerita psychology, Cornell U.) and Pick (child development, U. of Minnesota) present a way of thinking about how learning occurs in the process of perceiving. It draws from principles of both biological evolutionary and humanism. The hard cover edition was published in 2000. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195118254
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: 1360L (what's this?)

About the Author

Cornell University (Emerita)

University of Minnesota

Table of Contents

1. Historical Perspectives and Present-Day Confrontations
2. An Ecological Approach to Perceptual Development
3. Studying Perceptual Development in Preverbal Infants: Tasks, Methods, and Motivation
4. Development and Learning in Infancy
5. What Infants Learn About: Communication
6. What Infants Learn About: Interaction with Objects
7. What Infants Learn About: Locomotion and the Spatial Layout
8. The Learning Process in Infancy: Facts and Theory
9. Hallmarks of Human Behavior
10. The Role of Perception in Development beyond Infancy
References
Index

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