Perceptual and Cognitive Development - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122796609, 9780080538624

Perceptual and Cognitive Development

1st Edition

Editors: Rochel Gelman Terry Au
Hardcover ISBN: 9780122796609
eBook ISBN: 9780080538624
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 4th June 1996
Page Count: 454
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Table of Contents

Perception and Cognition:

P.J. Kellman, The Origins of Object Perception.

S. Carey, Perceptual Classification and Expertise.

E.S. Spelke and L. Hermer, Early Cognitive Development: Objects and Space.

Cognition and Language:

S.A. Gelman, Concepts and Theories.

P. Bloom, Controversies in Language Acquisition: Word Learning and the Part of Speech.

K. Lee and A. Karmiloff-Smith, The Development of External Symbol Systems: The Child as a Notator.

K.F. Miller, Origins of Quantitative Competence.

M. Siegal, Conversation and Cognition.

M. Taylor, A Theory of Mind Perspective on Social Cognitive Development.

Models of Development:

M.H. Johnson and R.O. Gilmore, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience: A Biological Perspective on Cognitive Change.

D. Parisi, Computational Models of Developmental Mechanisms.

L.B. Smith and D.B. Katz, Activity-Dependent Processes in Perceptual and Cognitive Development. Chapter References. Index.


Description

Perception and Cognition:

P.J. Kellman, The Origins of Object Perception.

S. Carey, Perceptual Classification and Expertise.

E.S. Spelke and L. Hermer, Early Cognitive Development: Objects and Space.

Cognition and Language:

S.A. Gelman, Concepts and Theories.

P. Bloom, Controversies in Language Acquisition: Word Learning and the Part of Speech.

K. Lee and A. Karmiloff-Smith, The Development of External Symbol Systems: The Child as a Notator.

K.F. Miller, Origins of Quantitative Competence.

M. Siegal, Conversation and Cognition.

M. Taylor, A Theory of Mind Perspective on Social Cognitive Development.

Models of Development:

M.H. Johnson and R.O. Gilmore, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience: A Biological Perspective on Cognitive Change.

D. Parisi, Computational Models of Developmental Mechanisms.

L.B. Smith and D.B. Katz, Activity-Dependent Processes in Perceptual and Cognitive Development. Chapter References. Index.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Research advances and theoretical reorientations are updated in the Second Edition; the revision focuses more attention on the cognitive and biological sciences and neuroscience

  • Illustrates how the developmental approach can yield fundamental contributions to our understanding of perception and cognition as a whole
  • Discussions of learning, memory, and attention permeate individual chapters

Readership

Advanced students, academics, researchers in cognition, education, perception, and decision-making.


Details

No. of pages:
454
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080538624
Hardcover ISBN:
9780122796609

About the Editors

Rochel Gelman Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Los Angeles

Terry Au Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.