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  1. Symbol Use and Symbolic Representation

    Developmental and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Laura Namy

    Series: Emory Cognition Project Series

    Symbol Use and Symbolic Representation: Developmental and Comparative Perspectives is the proceedings of a workshop held at Emory University in 2002 to discuss the difficult and age-old issue of what makes a symbol symbolic. The issue shifts towards exploring the relation between apparent symbolic...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. The Development of the Mediated Mind

    Sociocultural Context and Cognitive Development

    Edited by Joan M. Lucariello, Judith A. Hudson, Robyn Fivush, Patricia J. Bauer

    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 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Life-Span Maintenance of Knowledge

    By Harry P. Bahrick, Lynda K. Hall, Melinda K. Baker

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    This volume describes how well we maintain the knowledge we acquire throughout life. Research traditionally focuses on memory for events that are retained over short time periods that can be accommodated in experiments. This book, by contrast, uniquely describes the evolution of methods suitable...

    Published May 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Developmental Variations in Learning

    Applications to Social, Executive Function, Language, and Reading Skills

    Edited by Victoria J. Molfese, Victoria J. Molfese

    Developmental changes in cognitive abilities in childhood have long been of interest to researchers across many fields, including behavioral sciences, communications, education, and medicine. With the publication of research findings showing individual differences in the development of children's...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Understanding Cognitive Development

    Approaches from Mind and Brain

    Edited by Barbara Landau

    Series: Special Issues of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    The papers in this volume examine the state of the art in key areas of developmental cognitive neuroscience, focusing on theoretically driven research on cognition and its development. The past decade has seen an increasing number of empirical papers on the relationship between brain and cognitive...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Development and Brain Systems in Autism

    Edited by Marcel Adam Just, Kevin A. Pelphrey

    Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on Cognition Series

    This volume covers several perspectives on autism which bring together the most recent scientific views of the nature of this disorder. A number of themes organize major developments and emerging areas in autism: Cognitive and neural systems development: how autism arises in the behavior and...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. The Development of Autobiographical Memory

    By Hans J. Markowitsch, Harald Welzer

    Autobiographical memory constitutes an essential part of our personality, giving us the ability to distinguish ourselves as an individual with a past, present and future. This book reveals how the development of a conscious self, an integrated personality and an autobiographical memory are all...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. The Development of Thinking and Reasoning

    Edited by Pierre Barrouillet, Caroline Gauffroy

    Thinking and reasoning are key activities for human beings. In this book a distinguished set of contributors provides a wide readership with up-to-date scientific advances in the developmental psychology of thinking and reasoning, both at the theoretical and empirical levels. The first part of the...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. The Self in Time

    Developmental Perspectives

    Edited by Chris Moore, Karen Lemmon, Karen Skene

    Human reasoning is marked by an ability to remember one's personal past and to imagine one's future. Together these capacities rely on the notion of a temporally extended self or the self in time. Recent evidence suggests that it is during the preschool period that children first construct this...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Language, Literacy, and Cognitive Development

    The Development and Consequences of Symbolic Communication

    Edited by Eric Amsel, James P. Byrnes

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Language, Literacy, and Cognitive Development addresses the impact of language and literacy on cognitive development. Top researchers examine the cognitive significance of the growth in children's ability to express themselves symbolically, whether that involves communicating linguistically,...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Psychology Press