Drawing and the Non-Verbal Mind: A Life-Span Perspective

Drawing and the Non-Verbal Mind: A Life-Span Perspective

by Chris Lange-Kuttner, Annie Vinter


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521182881
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/02/2010
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr Christine Lange-Küttner is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the London Metropolitan University.

Dr Annie Vinter is Professor of Psychology at the Université de Bourgogne, LEAD-CNRS, France.

Table of Contents

1. Contemporary enquiries into a long-standing domain: drawing research Chris Lange-Küttner and Annie Vinter; Part I. Self, Symbols and Intention: 2. Understanding reflections of self and other objects Kim Bard; 3. Drawing production, drawing re-experience and drawing re-cognition Josephine Ross; 4. Style and other factors affecting children's recognition of their own drawings Robin N. Campbell, Pauline A. Duncan, Anita L. Harrison and Lynne C. Mathewson; 5. Children's understanding of the dual nature of pictures Richard Jolley; 6. Pictorial intention, action and interpretation Norman H. Freeman and Esther Adi-Japha; Part II. Syntax, Space Systems and Projection: 7. The interaction of biomechanical and cognitive constraints in the production of children's drawing Gregory Braswell and Karl Rosengren; 8. Graphic syntax and representational development Annie Vinter, Delphine Picard and Viviane Fernandes; 9. Spatial structures in children's drawings: how do they develop? Sergio Morra; 10. Figures in and out of context: absent, simple, complex and halved spatial fields Chris Lange-Küttner; 11. Spatial and symbolic codes in the development of three-dimensional graphic representation Maria A. Tallandini and Luisa Morassi; 12. On contours seen and contours drawn Jan B. Deręgowski; Part III. Aging, Blindness and Autism: 13. Benefits of graphic design expertise in old age: compensatory effects of a graphical lexicon? Ulman Lindenberger, Yvonne Brehmer, Reinhold Kliegl and Paul B. Baltes; 14. Drawing as a 'window' on deteriorating conceptual knowledge in neurodegenerative disease Karalyn Patterson and Sharon W. Erzinçlioğlu; 15. Drawings by a blind adult: orthogonals, parallels and convergence in two directions without T-junctions John M. Kennedy and Igor Juricevic; 16. Differences between individuals with and without autism in copying tasks: how knowledge interferes when drawing perspective Elizabeth Sheppard, Peter Mitchell and Danielle Ropar.

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