Essays in Honor of Ulric Neisser
In the context of an Emory Symposium on Cognition honoring the enormous contributions to cognitive psychology of Ulric Neisser, this book brings together ecological approaches to various aspects of cognition and its development. Well-known former students and colleagues of Neisser articulate their...
Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press
Developmental and Cultural Perspectives
It is a truism in psychology that self and autobiographical memory are linked, yet we still know surprisingly little about the nature of this relation. Scholars from multiple disciplines, including cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, anthropology, and philosophy have begun theorizing...
Published August 27th 2013 by Psychology Press
Sociocultural Context and Cognitive Development
This volume is a festschrift for Katherine Nelson, an NYU professor who was a pioneer in infant perception and memory. The "mediated mind" is a term coined by Dr. Nelson and it refers to how cognitive development is mediated by the sociocultural context, including language and social interaction....
Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press
Internal States Language in Autobiographical Memory: A Special Issue of the Journal of Cognition and Development
The history of psychological research on human memory has largely focused on a search for accuracy. How does individual recall match an objective, external record of an event? But, equally fundamental is the search for meaning in memory. How do individuals strive to make sense of their worlds? This...
Published October 31st 2005 by Psychology Press