Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development (Google eBook)

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Usha Goswami
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Psychology - 776 pages
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This definitive volume provides state-of-the-art summaries of current research by leading specialists in different areas of cognitive development.

  • Forms part of a series of four Blackwell Handbooks in Developmental Psychology spanning infancy to adulthood.
  • Covers all the major topics in research and theory about childhood cognitive development.
  • Synthesizes the latest research findings in an accessible manner.
  • Includes chapters on abnormal cognitive development and theoretical perspectives, as well as basic research topics.
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Contents

Part I Infancy The Origins of Cognitive Development
1
Part II Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
147
Part III Topics in Cognitive Development in Childhood
227
Part IV Topics in Atypical Cognitive Development
441
Part V Models of Cognitive Development
509
References
620
Index
737
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About the author (2008)


Usha Goswami is Professor of Education, University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge. Prior to that she was a lecturer in Experimental Psychology at the University of Cambridge.

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