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  1. The Communicative Competence of Young Children

    A Modular Approach

    By Susan H. Foster

    Series: Studies in Language and Linguistics

    How children first acquire language is one of the central issues in linguistics. This book draws on a wide range of research, including work in developmental psychology, anthropology and sociology, to explore the processes behind child language acquisition to the preschool period....

    Published November 11th 1990 by Routledge

  2. Constructivist Perspectives on Developmental Psychopathology and Atypical Development

    Edited by Daniel P. Keating, Hugh Rosen

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This volume is the result of a symposium titled "Constructivist Approaches to Atypical Development and Developmental Psychopathology." What emerges from the work included here is a record of innovative extensions, refinements, and applications of the concept of constructivism. The chapters not only...

    Published October 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  3. Cognition, Education, and Multimedia

    Exploring Ideas in High Technology

    By Rand J. Spiro, Don Nix, Rand J. Spiro, Don Nix

    Edited by Don Nix, Rand Spiro

    Computers have become a topic of concern, debate, argument, dogmatism, and inquiry among a variety of people who are interested in the fate and effectiveness of the educational system. This book presents working hypotheses of ways in which computers may fit into and/or transform classroom education...

    Published October 31st 1990 by Routledge

  4. Educational Values and Cognitive Instruction

    Implications for Reform

    Edited by Lorna Idol, Beau Fly Jones

    This volume is a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art research on thinking, cognitive instruction, social values, and reform. Cognitive instruction for at-risk students is discussed in great detail along with a thorough examination of the teaching of thinking skills from the viewpoint of...

    Published September 30th 1990 by Routledge

  5. Preparing Psychologists for the 21st Century

    Proceedings of the National Conference on Graduate Education in Psychology

    Edited by Leonard Bickman, Henry Ellis

    Sponsored by the American Psychological Association, this is a representation of the proceedings of the National Conference on Graduate Education in Psychology. The proceedings begin with general introductory material, after which ten major issues are presented and discussed, answering such...

    Published September 30th 1990 by Routledge

  6. Toward a Unified Theory of Problem Solving

    Views From the Content Domains

    Edited by Mike U. Smith

    One of the most active fields of educational research in recent years has been the investigation of problem-solving performance. Two opposing views of current research -- one suggesting that there are more differences than similarities within different domains, and the other stating that there is...

    Published September 30th 1990 by Routledge

  7. Basic Processes in Reading

    Visual Word Recognition

    Edited by Derek Besner, Glyn W. Humphreys

    The chapters in this new book span the range of reading processes from early visual analysis to semantic influences on word identification, thus providing a state-of-the-art summary of current work and offering important contributions to prospective reading research. Basic Processes in Reading...

    Published September 30th 1990 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Ethology

    Essays in Honor of Donald R. Griffin

    Edited by Carolyn A. Ristau, Peter Marler

    Series: Comparative Cognition and Neuroscience Series

    This collection of essays was written by former students, associates, admirers, critics and friends of Donald R. Griffin -- the creator of cognitive ethology. Stimulated by his work, this volume presents ideas and experiments in the field of cognitive ethology -- the exploration of the mental...

    Published September 30th 1990 by Psychology Press

  9. Cognitive Ethology

    Essays in Honor of Donald R. Griffin

    Edited by Peter Marler, Carolyn A. Ristau

    Series: Comparative Cognition and Neuroscience Series

    This collection of essays was written by former students, associates, admirers, critics and friends of Donald R. Griffin -- the creator of cognitive ethology. Stimulated by his work, this volume presents ideas and experiments in the field of cognitive ethology -- the exploration of the mental...

    Published September 30th 1990 by Psychology Press

  10. Culture and Cognitive Development

    Studies in Mathematical Understanding

    By Geoffrey B. Saxe

    Researchers examining children's mathematics acquisition are now questioning the belief that children learn mathematics principally through formalized, in-school mathematics education. There is increasing evidence that children gain mathematical understanding through their participation in...

    Published September 30th 1990 by Psychology Press