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Cognitive Development (4th Edition)

Cognitive Development (4th Edition)
Author: John H. Flavell - Patricia H. Miller - Scott A. Mi
ISBN 13: 9780137915750
ISBN 10: 137915756
Edition: 4
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2001-06-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 423
List Price: $166.20

An introduction to many topics in the field ofchildhood cognitive development, this text coversthe highlights of intellectual growth duringinfancy, early childhood, middle childhood, andadolescence; development aspects of socialcognition, perception, memory and language; thetheoretical approaches of Piaget, the Gibsons,information-processing psychologists, and others.All the chapters in this new edition have beenupdated, and in keeping with recent trends in thefiled, in various chapters there is more emphasison theory-based approaches, toddlers'representational abilities, the role of capacityin cognitive functioning, and constraints anddomain specificity. For developmentalpsychologists, sociologists, and all thoseinterested in cognitive development.