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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 118 new and published books in the subject of Cognitive Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Working Memory and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    Edited by Tracy Packiam Alloway, Susan E. Gathercole

    Short-term or working memory - the capacity to hold and manipulate information mentally over brief periods of time - plays an important role in supporting a wide range of everyday activities, particularly in childhood. Children with weak working memory skills often struggle in key areas...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Vygotsky at Work and Play

    By Lois Holzman

    Vygotsky at Work and Play relates the discoveries and insights of Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky to ordinary people and their communities. The author—working with her intellectual partner Fred Newman—has advanced a unique performance-based methodology of development and learning that draws upon...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Unity and Modularity in the Mind and Self

    Studies on the Relationships between Self-awareness, Personality, and Intellectual Development from Childhood to Adolescence

    By Andreas Demetriou, Smaragda Kazi

    Series: Routledge Research International Library of Psychology

    This book explores the relationships between intellectual development, self and personality, and proposes a comprehensive theory which answers such fundamental questions as: how do humans become aware of themselves? How do people come to know and influence each other? These questions are answered...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Remembering

    Attributions, Processes, and Control in Human Memory

    Edited by D. Stephen Lindsay, Colleen M. Kelley, Andrew P. Yonelinas, Henry L. Roediger, III

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    In the 22 chapters in this volume, many of the world’s foremost memory scientists report on their cutting-edge research on the nature of human memory, with several chapters reporting new empirical studies that are being published for the first time. All the contributions are inspired by the work of...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Working Memory

    Loss and reconstruction

    By Pierre Barrouillet, Valérie Camos

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    Working memory is the cognitive system in charge of the temporary maintenance of information in view of its on-going processing. Lying at the centre of cognition, it has become a key concept in psychological science. The book presents a critical review and synthesis of the working memory literature...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. The Handbook of Mathematical Cognition

    By Jamie I.D. Campbell

    How does the brain represent number and make mathematical calculations? What underlies the development of numerical and mathematical abilities? What factors affect the learning of numerical concepts and skills? What are the biological bases of number knowledge? Do humans and other animals share...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Social and Cognitive Development in the Context of Individual, Social, and Cultural Processes

    Edited by Janette Benson, Catherine Raeff

    Several recent analyses have focused on how social and cultural factors shape development, but less well understood are the individual constructive processes involved in this interplay. This volume showcases varied theoretical and empirical approaches to how individual, social and cultural factors...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Jean Piaget and Neuchâtel

    The Learner and the Scholar

    Edited by Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont, Jean-Marc Barrelet

    Jean Piaget is widely acknowledged as one of the most important scholars of the twentieth century. His passionate philosophical search for an understanding of the nature of knowledge led him to make major contributions to the study of child development and epistemology. But how did his early...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Conceptual Development

    Piaget's Legacy

    Edited by Ellin Kofsky Scholnick, Katherine Nelson, Susan A. Gelman, Patricia H. Miller

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This book examines a key issue in current cognitive theories - the nature of representation. Each chapter is characterized by attempts to frame hot topics in cognitive development within the landscape of current developmental theorizing and the past legacy of genetic epistemology. The chapters...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Culture, Thought, and Development

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Geoffrey B. Saxe, Elliot Turiel

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    In this volume, the reader will find a host of fresh perspectives. Authors seek to reconceptualize problems, offering new frames for understanding relations between culture and human development. Contributors include scholars from the disciplines of philosophy, law, theology, anthropology,...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press