Cognitive Development Products

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 
    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 – 2016-02-29 
    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 – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Conceptual Structure in Childhood and Adolescence

    The Case of Everyday Physics

    By Christine Howe

    ‘Heat breaks up charcoal and puts sulphur dioxide in’; ‘The air pulls faster on heavy masses.’ These and other similar statements by school-aged children untutored in physics carry two messages. First, children’s pre-instructional conceptions of the physical world are a far cry from the received…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    Psychology Revivals

  • How Children Learn to Read

    Current Issues and New Directions in the Integration of Cognition, Neurobiology and Genetics of Reading and Dyslexia Research and Practice

    Edited by Ken Pugh, Peggy McCardle

    This book brings together in one volume information about the neurobiological, genetic, and behavioral bases of reading and reading disabilities. In recent years, research on assessment and treatment of reading disability (dyslexia) has become a magnet for the application of new techniques and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press
    Extraordinary Brain Series

  • Children's Literacy Development

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine McBride

    In the thoroughly updated second edition of this unique book, Catherine McBride examines how the languages we know help structure the process of becoming literate. Taking an ecological and distinctively cross-cultural perspective, the book looks at reading and writing development and impairment…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume VII


    By Pierre Oléron, Jean Piaget, Bärbel Inhelder, Pierre Gréco

    First published in English in 1969, the book opens with a chapter by Pierre Oléron on intellectual activities. These fall into three groups: inductive activities (the apprehension of laws, relations and concepts), reasoning and problem solving. It describes typical methods and essential results…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Cognitive Development in Museum Settings

    Relating Research and Practice

    Edited by David M. Sobel, Jennifer L. Jipson

    Researchers in cognitive development are gaining new insights into the ways in which children learn about the world. At the same time, there has been increased recognition of the important role that visits to informal learning institutions plays in supporting learning. Research and practice…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19

  • Children's Strategies

    Contemporary Views of Cognitive Development

    Edited by David F. Bjorklund

    One of the issues central to both classic and contemporary theories of cognitive development is children's goal-directed behavior, which is typically investigated in terms of strategies. This book brings together in one volume the latest research and theory regarding the development of children's…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05
    Psychology Press

  • Social and Cognitive Development in the Context of Individual, Social, and Cultural Processes

    Edited by Janette Benson, Catherine Raeff

    Several recent analyses have focused on how social and cultural factors shape development, but less well understood are the individual constructive processes involved in this interplay. This volume showcases varied theoretical and empirical approaches to how individual, social and cultural factors…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12

  • Learning and the Development of Cognition

    By Barbel Inhelder, Hermine Sinclair, Magali Bovet

    How do children learn and how are new modes of thought developed? These questions have for years been of paramount interest to psychologists and others concerned with the cognitive development of the child. In this major work, originally published in 1974 and reporting on over ten years’ research…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Technology Play and Brain Development

    Infancy to Adolescence and Future Implications

    By Doris Bergen, Darrel R. Davis, Jason T. Abbitt

    Technology Play and Brain Development brings together current research on play development, learning technology, and brain development. The authors first navigate the play technology and brain development interface, highlighting the interactive qualities that make up each component. Next, they…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01

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