Childhood Cognitive Development

ISBN-10: 1118586662

ISBN-13: 9781118586662

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Usha Goswami

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This definitive volume is the result of collaboration by top scholars in the field of children's cognition. New edition offers an up-to-date overview of all the major areas of importance in the field, and includes new data from cognitive neuroscience and new chapters on social cognitive development and language  Provides state-of-the-art summaries of current research by international specialists in different areas of cognitive development Spans aspects of cognitive development from infancy to the onset of adolescence Includes chapters on symbolic reasoning, pretend play, spatial development, abnormal cognitive development and current theoretical perspectives
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List price: $60.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 816
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948

List of Contributors
Infancy: The Origins of Cognitive Development
How Do Infants Reason About Physical Events?
Social Cognition and the Origins of Imitation, Empathy, and Theory of Mind
Kinds of Agents: The Origins of Understanding Instrumental and Communicative Agency
Social Cognition and Social Motivations in Infancy
Born to Categorize
Early Memory Development
Early Word-Learning and Conceptual Development: Everything Had a Name, and Each Name Gave Birth to a New Thought
Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Development of the Animate-Inanimate Distinction
Language Development
Developing a Theory of Mind
Pretend Play and Cognitive Development
Early Development of the Understanding and Use of Symbolic Artifacts
Topics in Cognitive Development in Childhood
Memory Development in Childhood
Causal Reasoning and Explanation
Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
The Development of Moral Reasoning
Spatial Development: Evolving Approaches to Enduring Questions
Children's Intuitive Physics
What is Scientific Thinking and How Does it Develop?
Reading Development and Dyslexia
Children's Understanding of Mathematics
Executive Function in Typical and Atypical Development
Language and Cognition: Evidence from Disordered Language
The Empathizing-Systematizing (E-S) Theory of Autism: A Cognitive Developmental Account
Theories of Cognitive Development
Piaget's Theory: Past, Present, and Future
Vygotsky and Psychology
Information-Processing Models of Cognitive Development
Individual Differences in Cognitive Development
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