YOUNG MINDS IN SOCIAL WORLDS
Katherine Nelson re-centers developmental psychology with a revived emphasis on development and change, rather than foundations and continuity. Nelson argues that a child’s entrance into the community of minds is a gradual process with enormous consequences for child development, and the adults that they become.
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Modern Metaphors of the Developing Child
Perspectives on Meaning
Being an Infant Becoming a Child
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abstract acquired acquisition action activities adults attention autobiographical memory Barbara McClintock basic become begin behavior biological brain causal Chapter chil child Chrysler building cognitive development cognitive science community of minds complex concepts consciousness construction context developmental developmental psychology discourse distinctions domains emergence emphasized ence environment episodic episodic memory evolutionary evolutionary psychology example experience experiential external fast mapping Fivush function gesture guage human idea imitation individual infant interactions interpretation involved joint attention kind knowledge language meaning meaningful ment mental Merlin Donald months mother narrative Nelson nouns object organized parents past perceptual perspective Piaget's play pragmatic preschool problem proposed psychology reference relations representations rience semantic memory sense sequence shared specific speech story structure studies symbiosis theorists theory of mind things thinking thought tion toddlers Tomasello understanding verbal Vygotsky word learning young children