Cognitive Development Products

  • 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 – 2016-05-05 
    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 – 2016-05-05 
    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 – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-02-05
    Psychology Press
    Extraordinary Brain Series

  • 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 – 2016-01-05
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume VII

    Intelligence

    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 – 2015-12-04
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-11-27
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

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