Childhood Cognitive Development: The Essential Readings / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Childhood Cognitive Development: The Essential Readings provides students with a selection of some of the key articles by key researchers in this core area of developmental psychology.
|Series:||Essential Readings in Developmental Psychology Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.02(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.12(d)|
About the Author
Kang Lee the editor is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Queen's University, Ontario.
Table of Contents
Introduction: What is cognitive development research and what is it for? - An introduction: Lee, K.
1. History and Future of Cognitive Development Research.
Cognitive Development: Past, Present, and Future: Flavell, J. H.
2. Piaget's Theory.
Piaget's Theory: Piaget, J.
3. Developmental Research Method (Microgenetic Method).
Cognitive Variability: A key to understanding cognitive development: Siegler, R.
4. Information Processing and Connectionism.
Development in a connectionist framework: rethinking the Nature-Nurture debate: Plunkett, K.
5. Motor Learning and Development.
Three-Month-Old Infants can Learn Task-Specific Patterns on Interlimb Coordination: Thelen, Esther.
Facilitation of Saccades toward a Covertly Attended Location in Early Infancy: Johnson, M. H., Posner, M. I., & Rothbart, M. K.
7. Perceptual Development: Young Infants' Perception of Object Unity: Implications for Development of Attentional and Cognitive Skills: Johnson, S. P.
8. Early Numerical Knowledge.
Infants Possess a System of Numerical Knowledge: Wynn, K.
9. Intentionality and Imitation.
Understanding of the Intentions of Others: Re-Enactment of Intended Acts by 18-Months-Old Children: Meltzoff, A.
10. Theory of Mind.
Children's Understanding of Representational Change and Its Relation to the Understanding of False Belief and the Appearance-Reality Distinction: Gopnik, A. & Astington, J. W.
11. Memory and Suggestibility.
The Suggestibility of Young Children: Bruck, M., & Ceci, S.
Why do Children say "Breaked"? Marcus, G. F.
13. Symbolic Development.
Rapid Change in the Symbolic Functioning of Very Young Children: DeLoache, J.
14. Spatial Knowledge and Gender Differences.
The Water-Level Task: An Intriguing Puzzle: Vasta, R., & Liben, L. S.
15. Mathematical Knowledge.
Preschool Origins of Cross-National Differences in Mathematical Competence: The Role of Number-Naming Systems: Miller, K. F., Smith, Catherine, M., Zhu, J., & Zhang, H.
16. Scientific Reasoning.
Young Children's Psychological, Physical, and Biological Explanations: Wellman, H. M., Hickling, A. K., & Schult, C. A.
17. Physical Knowledge.
The Development of Beliefs about Falling Objects: Kaiser, Proffitt, & McCloskey.
18. Moral Understanding.
Lying and Truthfulness: Children's Definitions, Standards, and Evalutive Reactions: Bussey, K.
19. Cognitive Developmental Pathology.
Cognitive Explanation of Autism: Frith. U.