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Conceptions of Development
Lessons from the Laboratory

ISBN 9780863776816
Published June 21, 2002 by Psychology Press
365 Pages 32 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

D. Lewkowicz, R. Lickliter, Introduction. M. Hofer, The Riddle of Development. G. Gottlieb, Emergence of the Developmental Manifold Concept from an Epigenetic  Analysis of Instinctive Behavior. C. Moore, On Differences and Development. M. West, A. King, The Ontogeny of Competence. W. Mason, The Natural History of Primate Behavioral Development: An Organismic Perspective. R. Clifton, Learning about Infants. G. Michel, Development of Infant Handedness. Gerald Turkewitz, Wasn't I Stupid: Or, Once You Know It's So Obvious. D. Bjorklund, Memory, Strategies, Knowledge, and Evolution: The Evolution of a Developmentalist. S. Trehub, The Musical Infant. L. Smith, How to be Smart: Lessons from Word Learning. K. Fischer, Z. Yan, The Development of Dynamic Skill Theory. R. Lerner, Multigenesis: Levels of Professional Integration in the Life Span of a Developmental Scientist.

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"I could not stop reading this fascinating collection. In this book some of the most influential figures in the field of developmental science have written their own personal stories of scientific discovery. The exceptionally well written essays provde a detailed, but accessible (actually engrossing!) examination of many of the most important discoveries, methods, and constructs that guide developmental theory and research today. This book is a 'must read' for infancy researchers, from seasoned academics to upper-level undergraduates." -- Janet F. Werker, University of British Columbia