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Organizing Early Experience

Imagination and Cognition in Childhood, 1st Edition

By Delmont C Morrison

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248 pages

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Focusing on developmental psychology, this work features 12 essays exploring contemporary views and developments in research and theory in the relationship between imagination and cognition in childhood.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART I: OVERVIEW

The Child's First Ways of Knowing Delmont Morrison

PART II: DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERNS

Socialization and Moral Development Michael Siegal and Robin Francis Learned Helplessness in Children: Perception of Control and Casual Attributions Steven Friedlander

Music in the Organization of Childhood Experience Peter Ostwald and Delmont Morrison

PART III: THE CONTRIBUTION OF EXPERIENCE

Imagination and Creativity in Childhood: The Influence of the Family Diana Shmukler A Cognitive-Affective Theory of the Development of Imagination: Family Mediation and Television Influences Jerome L. Singer and Dorothy G. Singer

Social Cognition and Social Competence in Childhood through Adolescence Lawrence A. Kurdek

PART IV: THE USES OF IMAGINATION

Process and Change in Child Therapy and Development: The Concept of Metaphor Sebastiano Santostefano The Paracosm: A Special Form of Fantasy Robert Silvey and Stephen MacKeith

The Realities of Play Brian Vandenberg

E. Nesbit's Forty-First Year: Her Life, Times, and Symbolizations of Personal Growth Ravenna Helson

The Development of Romantic Ideation and J. M. Barrie's Image of the Lost Boy Delmont Morrison and Shirley Linden Morrison

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health