Learning in Children: Progress in Cognitive Development Research

Learning in Children: Progress in Cognitive Development Research

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461395010
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/21/2011
Series: Springer Series in Cognitive Development
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
Pages: 201
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Structural Invariance in the Developmental Analysis of Learning.- Background.- One-Stage Learning.- Two-Stage Learning.- Theory and Metatheory in the Development of Learning.- Reference Notes.- References.- 2 The Learning Paradigm as a Technique for Investigating Cognitive Development.- Historical Precedents.- Methodological Difficulties with Traditional Assessment.- Training as a Technique to Assess Cognitive Processes.- Factors in Discrimination Learning.- Future Directions for Research.- Summary.- Reference Note.- References.- 3 A Learning Analysis of Spatial Concept Development in Infancy.- The Psychologies of Learning and Development.- A Markovian Analysis of the Development of a Concept.- Concluding Summary.- References.- 4 Research Strategies for a Cognitive Developmental Psychology of Instruction.- Selection of Tasks.- Experimental Designs.- Analysis of Data.- Concluding Remarks.- Reference Notes.- References.- 5 Social Learning, Causal Attribution, and Moral Internalization.- The Attributional and Social Learning Analyses of Moral Internalization.- Techniques of Socialization: Recent Attribution Research.- Developmental Factors in Attribution.- A Paradox: Conflicting Laboratory and Field Evidence on the Effects of Firm Control.- The Development of Moral Internalization: An Integration of Social Learning and Attribution Principles.- Reference Notes.- References.- 6 Ordinary Learning: Pragmatic Connections Among Children’s Beliefs, Motives, and Actions.- Recursive Motivated Learning.- Antecedents to Task Engagement.- Task Engagement.- Consequent Activities.- Continuing Learning and Development.- Summary.- Reference Notes.- References.- 7 Learning from Children Learning.- Cognitive Advantages of the Child’s World.- Motivational Advantages of the Child’s World.- Summary and Implications for Research.- Reference Notes.- References.- Author Index.

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