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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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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