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  1. Directors of Development

    Influences on the Development of Children's Thinking

    Edited by Lynn Okagaki, Robert J. Sternberg

    Generally speaking, books on cognitive development either focus on internal mechanisms without giving much attention or credence to the external world, or emphasize a contextual approach without considering genetic and other biological factors. This unique volume considers influences from within...

    Published July 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  2. Lexical Acquisition

    Exploiting On-line Resources To Build A Lexicon

    Edited by Uri Zernik

    On-line information -- and free text in particular -- has emerged as a major, yet unexploited, resource available in raw form. Available, but not accessible. The lexicon provides the major key for enabling accessibility to on-line text. The expert contributors to this book explore the range of...

    Published July 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  3. Brain and Perception

    Holonomy and Structure in Figural Processing

    By Karl H. Pribram

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Presented as a series of lectures, this important volume achieves four major goals: 1) It integrates the results of the author's research as applied to pattern perception -- reviewing current brain research and showing how several lines of inquiry have been converging to produce a paradigm shift...

    Published June 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  4. Intelligence

    Reconceptualization and Measurement

    Edited by Helga A.H. Rowe

    As reform in all sectors of education continues, it is becoming increasingly important that we develop a rich understanding of what "intelligence" is, and how it can be improved. Reflecting current views on the manifestation, development, and assessment of human intelligence, this volume addresses...

    Published June 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  5. Toward the Practice of theory-based Instruction

    Current Cognitive theories and their Educational Promise

    Edited by Anne McKeough, Judy Lee Lupart

    This unique contribution to the field of education offers a comparative look at the application of cognitive theory to instruction. Six leading researchers, representing the three theoretical positions which guide the study of cognition -- socio- cultural, information processing, and neo-Piagetian...

    Published May 1st 1991 by Routledge

  6. Psycholinguistic Implications for Linguistic Relativity

    A Case Study of Chinese

    By Rumjahn Hoosain

    Rather than offering variations in "world view" as evidence for linguistic relativity, this book views language related differences in terms of the facility with which information is processed. Distinctive perceptual, memory, and neurolinguistic aspects of the Chinese language are discussed, as is...

    Published May 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  7. The Epigenesis of Mind

    Essays on Biology and Cognition

    Edited by Susan Carey, Rochel Gelman

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Reflecting the focus of a Jean Piaget Symposium entitled Biology and Knowledge: Structural Constraints on Development, this volume presents many of the emergent themes discussed. Among these themes are: Structural constraints on cognitive development and learning come in many shapes and forms...

    Published April 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  8. Understanding Face-to-face Interaction

    Issues Linking Goals and Discourse

    Edited by Karen Tracy

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Challenging current work in communication and social psychology that assumes face-to-face interaction can be adequately understood without attending to discourse expression, this volume examines how people's goals, concerns, and intentions can be related to discourse expression. The text discusses...

    Published April 1st 1991 by Routledge

  9. Cognition and the Symbolic Processes

    Applied and Ecological Perspectives

    Edited by Robert R. Hoffman, David S. Palermo

    This volume is a festschrift dedicated to James J. Jenkins, a pioneer in many areas of experimental psychology. It has three major goals: to provide a forum for debate on current theoretical issues in cognitive psychology, to capture the "state of the art" in reviews of research methods and results...

    Published April 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  10. Informal Reasoning and Education

    Edited by James F. Voss, David N. Perkins, Judith W. Segal

    Based on extensive reasoning acquisition research, this volume provides theoretical and empirical considerations of the reasoning that occurs during the course of everyday personal and professional activities. Of particular interest is the text's focus on the question of how such reasoning takes...

    Published March 1st 1991 by Routledge