Coordinate Transformations in the Genesis of Directed Action:
Directed Limb Movements.
Saccadic Eye Movements.
A Cognitive Neuroscience Framework for Viewing Attention.
Developmental Issues and Methods in the Study of Visual Attention.
The Evolution of Attentional Structures.
Cultural Influences on Attention.
Computational Conceptualizations and Models of Attention.
Philosophical Approaches to Attention.
Methods of Inquiry.
Challenges and Opportunites.
Reasoning by Formal Systems: Weak Methods.
Reasoning by Similarity: Strong Methods.
Structural Alignment in Reasoning.
Summary and Discussion.
The Nativist-Empiricist Debate.
Constraints on Learning-Lessons from Ethology.
Constraints on Word Learning.
Lessons About Cognitive Architecture from Developmental Studies of Domain Specificity.
Beyond Innate Constraints-Theory Change, Conceptual Change.
Infant Representations-Perceptual or Conceptual?
Maturation, Critical Periods, and the "Less-Is-More" Hypothesis.
Appeals to Maturation in Explaining Developmental Change.
Critical Periods in Development: Language Acquisition.
Possible Cognitive Benefits of Immaturity: The Less-Is-More Hypothesis.
Some Final Concluding Remarks.
The Brain Basis of Syntactic Processes: Architecture, Ontogeny, and Phylogeny:
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