1st Edition

Contributions To Information Integration Theory
Volume 3: Developmental

ISBN 9780805808384
Published January 1, 1991 by Psychology Press
264 Pages

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Book Description

The theory of information integration provides a unified, general approach to the three disciplines of cognitive, social, and developmental psychology. Each of these volumes illustrates how the concepts and methods of this experimentally-grounded theory may be productively applied to core problems in one of these three disciplines.

Table of Contents

Contents: N.H. Anderson, F. Wilkening, Adaptive Thinking in Intuitive Physics. F. Wilkening, N.H. Anderson, Representation and Diagnosis of Knowledge Structures in Developmental Psychology. N.H. Anderson, Probability Development. N.H. Anderson, A. Schlottmann, Developmental Study of Personal Probability. N.H. Anderson, Moral-Social Development. N.H. Anderson, Family Life and Personal Design.

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"The scope, depth, refined statistical and methodological sophistication, penetrating critiques, and systematic development and extension of information integration theory and functional measurement that have made Norman Anderson a giant of our time are displayed once again in this book....no one since Piaget has approached so diverse a collection of important areas of psychology and brought such an integrated perspective that unites and illuminates them all....The book is rich in ideas and provides a powerful alternative to the prevailing approaches in developmental psychology....What we have here is an important contribution to developmental psychology."
American Journal of Psychology