Cognitive Development Products

  • Memory and Intelligence

    By Jean Piaget, Bärbel Inhelder

    In the course of their researches for Mental Imagery in the Child (1971), the authors came to appreciate that action may be more conducive to the formation and conservation of images than is mere perception. This raised the problem of memory and its relation to intelligence, which they examine in…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Neo-Piagetian Theories of Cognitive Development

    Implications and Applications for Education

    Edited by Andreas Demetriou, Michael Shayer, Anastasia Efklides

    Piagetian theory was once considered able to describe the structure and development of human thought. As a result, it generated an enthusiasm that it could direct education to develop new teaching methods, particularly in science and mathematics. However, disillusionment with Piagetian theory came…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Context and Cognition

    Ways of Learning and Knowing

    Edited by Paul Light, George Butterworth

    Originally published in 1993, the study of cognitive development in children had moved from a focus on the intellectual processes of the individual studied in relative isolation, as in the classic work of Piaget, to a concern in the 1970s and 1980s with social cognition characterized by Vygotsky's…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Acquiring Culture

    Cross Cultural Studies in Child Development

    Edited by Gustav Jahoda, Ioan Lewis

    Until the 70s and 80s anthropologists studying different cultures had mainly confined themselves to the behaviour and idea systems of adults. Psychologists, on the other hand, working mainly in Europe and America, had studied child development in their own settings and simply assumed the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-08 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Biology and Knowledge Revisited

    From Neurogenesis to Psychogenesis

    Edited by Sue Taylor Parker, Jonas Langer, Constance Milbrath

    Based on the Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Biology and Knowledge Revisited focuses on the classic issue of the relationship between nature and nurture in cognitive and linguistic development, and their neurological substrates. Contributors trace the history of ideas concerning the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press
    Jean Piaget Symposia Series

  • The Nature and Ontogenesis of Meaning

    Edited by Willis F. Overton, David S. Palermo

    Throughout its evolution, Piaget's theory has placed meaning at the center of all attempts to understand the nature and development of knowing. For Piaget, all knowing - whether sensorimotor, representational, or reasoned, and whether directed toward successful problem solutions or toward general…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Social Cognition During Infancy

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Vincent Reid, Tricia Striano

    From the fundamental processing of human movement, through to the ability to interpret actions, infancy research is only now taking up the challenge of social cognition over a variety of cognitive areas. This special issue covers broad areas of social-cognitive development and builds a cohesive…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Phonological Skills and Learning to Read

    By Usha Claire Goswami, Peter Bryant

    In this classic edition of their ground-breaking work, Usha Goswami and Peter Bryant revisit their influential theory about how phonological skills support the development of literacy. The book describes three causal factors which can account for children’s reading and spelling development:…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Working Memory Capacity

    Classic Edition

    By Nelson Cowan

    The idea of one's memory "filling up" is a humorous misconception of how memory in general is thought to work; it actually has no capacity limit. However, the idea of a "full brain" makes more sense with reference to working memory, which is the limited amount of information a person can hold…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Learning About Objects in Infancy

    By Amy Work Needham

    How do young infants experience the world around them? How similar or different are infants’ experiences from adults’ experiences of similar situations? How do infants progress from relatively sparse knowledge and expectations early in life to much more elaborate knowledge and expectations just…

    Paperback – 2016-03-25
    Routledge
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Concept Development in the Secondary School

    By Peter Langford

    Originally published in 1987, this book introduces the reader to work on the intellectual development of adolescents relevant to the secondary school teacher. It covers the teaching of English, history, geography, economics, politics, legal studies, physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics.…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Concept Development in the Primary School

    By Peter Langford

    Originally published in 1987, this book introduces work on the intellectual development of children in the primary school. It contains chapters on the teaching of reading, writing, art, science and mathematics. While critical of many of the once popular ideas of Jean Piaget, the author also…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

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