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  1. Biology and Knowledge Revisited

    From Neurogenesis to Psychogenesis

    Edited by Sue Taylor Parker, Jonas Langer, Constance Milbrath

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Based on the Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Biology and Knowledge Revisited focuses on the classic issue of the relationship between nature and nurture in cognitive and linguistic development, and their neurological substrates. Contributors trace the history of ideas concerning the...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Action As An Organizer of Learning and Development

    Volume 33 in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology Series

    Edited by John J. Rieser, Jeffrey J. Lockman, Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    This is the 33rd volume in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology held in October 2002. The symposium was held to honor the scientific and mentoring contributions of Anne Danielson Pick and Herbert L. Pick, Jr.--two longtime and beloved professors of the Institute of Child Development. It...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Epistemic Cognition and Development

    The Psychology of Justification and Truth

    By David Moshman

    Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people’s knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic cognition. In the absence of a coherent conceptual framework, however, these...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. The Aging Mind

    An owner's manual

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    No-one approaches aging with enthusiasm. Activities we accomplish easily in our 20s and 30s become more difficult as we grow old but, though change is inevitable, recognising and understanding precisely what is happening to our bodies and minds allows us to continue to manage and enjoy our lives....

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Piaget Today (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Barbel Inhelder, Denys de Caprona, Angela Cornu-Wells

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1987, the contributors bring their different orientations to the study of child development and genetic epistemology to show the continuing value of Piaget's theory and its fruitfulness in providing insights which permit the advancement of science. This volume contains the...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Acquiring Culture (Psychology Revivals)

    Cross Cultural Studies in Child Development

    Edited by Gustav Jahoda, Ioan Lewis

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Until the 70s and 80s anthropologists studying different cultures had mainly confined themselves to the behaviour and idea systems of adults. Psychologists, on the other hand, working mainly in Europe and America, had studied child development in their own settings and simply assumed the...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Applied Spatial Cognition

    From Research to Cognitive Technology

    Edited by Gary L. Allen

    Applied Spatial Cognition illustrates the vital link between research and application in spatial cognition. With an impressive vista ranging from applied research to applications of cognitive technology, this volume presents the work of individuals from a wide range of disciplines and research...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Cognitive Styles in Infancy and Early Childhood (Psychology Revivals)

    By Nathan Kogan

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1976, here is a comprehensive account of the role of cognitive styles in early childhood. The author considers the possible precursors of these styles in infancy, and offers a new classification scheme that helps to clarify the relation of cognitive styles to ability and...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Mind and Media

    The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers

    By Patricia M. Greenfield

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Patricia M. Greenfield was one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press