Cognitive Development

Front Cover
Prentice-Hall, 1993 - Psychology - 408 pages
0 Reviews
Cutting-edge and "big-picture" in perspective, this popular introduction to cognitive development focuses on both the fascinating nature of children's thinking and the excitement and change in work in this area. Using an integrated topical approach, it explores the developmental aspects of social cognition, perception, memory, and language. Theoretically balanced, it considers the full spectrum of approaches--from Piaget's developmental stages, to information-processing (including connectionism), dynamic systems, contextual, theory-change, neo-Piagetian, evolutionary, neuroscience, and constraint approaches. Infant Perception. Infant Cognition. Representation and Concepts. Reasoning and Problem Solving. Social Cognition/Theory of Mind. Memory. Language. For anyone interested in child development, including parents, students, and those in psychology, social work, education, etc.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Cognitive Development

User Review  - Abed Helo - Goodreads

i need this book plz Read full review

Contents

one Introduction
1
two Infancy
22
and Pretend Play
76
Copyright

13 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1993)

Miller is Professor of Psychology and an affiliate member in Women's Studies at the University of Florida.

Scott A. Miller (Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, University of Minnesota, 1971) is Professor of Psychology at the University of Florida, where he regularly teaches survey courses in developmental psychology at the undergraduate and graduate levels and a course on research methods in developmental psychology. He is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association Division 7, Developmental Psychology, and in the Society for Research in Child Development. His areas of research are cognitive development, social cognition, and Piaget. He has authored numerous research articles in such journals as Child Development, the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Cognitive Development, the Journal of Cognition & Development, and the British Journal of Developmental Psychology. He is also an experienced textbook writer. In addition to Developmental Research Methods, he is a coauthor on Flavell, Miller, and Miller's Cognitive Development, Fourth Edition (Prentice Hall, 2002) and Vasta, Miller, and Miller's Child Psychology, Fourth Edition (Wiley, 2004).

Bibliographic information