Handbook of Child Psychology, Cognition, Perception, and Language

Handbook of Child Psychology, Cognition, Perception, and Language

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Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality, social understanding, and non-verbal communication. Volume 2: Cognition, Perception, and Language, edited by Deanna Kuhn, Columbia University, and Robert S. Siegler, Carnegie Mellon University, covers mechanisms of cognitive and perceptual development in language acquisition. It includes new chapters devoted to neural bases of cognition, motor development, grammar and langauge rules, information processing, and problem solving skills.Developmentally, progress (from absolutist to multiplist to evaluativist) appeared in comparisons of 5th graders to 8th ... It is in areas such as these, then, that the interests of developmentalists and those of educators converge, reflected in ... They included inductive, deductive, and probabilistic reasoning, as well as an IQ measure and a composite measure of ... The conclusion these authors draw is that dispositional factors, not just competence factors, figure importantly in performance.

Title:Handbook of Child Psychology, Cognition, Perception, and Language
Author:William Damon, Richard M. Lerner, Deanna Kuhn, Robert S. Siegler
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2006-05-11


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