Cognitive Development

Autor: Lisa Oakley
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415242349
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Cognitive Development provides a detailed and accessible account of three main areas: theories of cognitive development, the development of measured intelligence and the development of moral understanding. The theories of Piaget, Vygotsky, Eisenburg and Bruner are discussed. The book is suitable for the AQA-A A2 level examination and students studying cognitive development for the first time at undergraduate level. The Routledge Modular Psychology series is a completely new approach to introductory level psychology, tailor-made for the new modular style of teaching. Each book covers a topic in more detail than any large text-book can, allowing teacher and student to select material exactly to suit any particular course or project. Especially written for those students new to higher-level study, whether at school. College or university, the books include the following designed features to help with technique: practise essays with specialist commentary to show how to achieve a higher grade chapter summaries and summaries of key research glossary and further reading progress and review exercises. Series editors: Cara Flanagan is a Reviser for AS and A2 level Psychology and an experienced teacher and examiner. Philip Banyard is Associate Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University and a Chief Examiner for AS and A2 level Psychology.

Cognitive Development In Digital Contexts

Autor: Fran C. Blumberg
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128097094
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Cognitive Development in Digital Contexts investigates the impact of screen media on key aspects of children and adolescents’ cognitive development. Highlighting how screen media impact cognitive development, the book addresses a topic often neglected amid societal concerns about pathological media use and vulnerability to media effects, such as aggression, cyber-bullying and Internet addiction. It addresses children and adolescents’ cognitive development involving their interactions with parents, early language development, imaginary play, attention, memory, and executive control, literacy and academic performance. Covers the impact of digital from both theoretical and practical perspectives Investigates effects of digital media on attention, memory, language and executive functioning Examines video games, texting, and virtual reality as contexts for learning Explores parent-child interactions around media Considers the development of effective educational media Addresses media literacy and critical thinking about media Considers social policy for increasing access to high quality education media and the Internet Provides guidance for parents on navigating children’s technology usage

Language In Cognitive Development

Autor: Katherine Nelson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521629874
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This book highlights a transition from the study of language and cognition to that of language in cognition. It presents an integrative theory of cognitive development, emphasizing the important role that language plays in taking the two to five year old child to new levels of cognitive operations in memory, forming concepts, categories, processing narratives, and understanding other people's intentions. The author considers biological evolution the source of both language and culture, but she argues that qualitatively different modes of thinking and knowing emerge therefrom.

Digital Games A Context For Cognitive Development

Autor: Fran C. Blumberg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118648277
File Size: 39,99 MB
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In the United States and in many other countries around the world, digital games have become an integral part of children’s lives. Discussions of research on youth and digital games often focus solely on negative effects (e.g., of violent video games), but this is far from the whole story. As natural problem-solving activities, digital games provide a rich context for applied cognition. This volume explores topics such as: The benefits of digital games for children and adolescents’ cognitive skills The nature of their learning from educational media The influence of developmental factors on their interactions with digital games The use of developmental research and established educational practice to create effective educational games that they will play. This is the 139th volume in this series. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in child and adolescent development. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts on that topic.

Social Cognitive Development

Autor: John H. Flavell
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521281560
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A group of distinguished social scientists from a wide range of academic backgrounds the opportunity to reflect on social cognitive development.

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook Of Childhood Cognitive Development

Autor: Usha Goswami
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444351737
File Size: 17,89 MB
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This definitive volume is the result of collaboration by top scholars in the field of children's cognition. New edition offers an up-to-date overview of all the major areas of importance in the field, and includes new data from cognitive neuroscience and new chapters on social cognitive development and language Provides state-of-the-art summaries of current research by international specialists in different areas of cognitive development Spans aspects of cognitive development from infancy to the onset of adolescence Includes chapters on symbolic reasoning, pretend play, spatial development, abnormal cognitive development and current theoretical perspectives

Cognitive Development And Education

Autor: Johanna Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351806300
File Size: 76,57 MB
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Children think in a different way to adults. They also think differently at different ages. This book, originally published in 1984, studies the growth of those processes by means of which thinking evolves from infancy through childhood and adolescence into adulthood. It covers perception, memory, language and, above all, the development of mental ‘programmes’, or strategies, through which people structure and hence comprehend the information coming to them from their environment. The study of cognitive development has obvious educational implications. Development in the pre-school period, the appropriateness of schooling for levels of cognitive competence, and the significance of ageing are just some of the issues considered.

Cognitive Development

Autor: Usha Goswami
ISBN: 9781841695310
File Size: 73,47 MB
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Usha Goswami offers a paradigm for teaching cognitive development, adopting a learning focus that incorporates new data from brain science whilst retaining discussion of the concepts taught on traditional developmental courses.

Quick Guides For Early Years Cognitive Development

Autor: Linda Pound
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 144419965X
File Size: 73,71 MB
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* Learn child development theories quickly and painlessly * Apply theories to your workplace setting * Know what to do next with your studies. Save time in your studies with Linda Pound's easy-to-read quick overviews of the main development theories in early years. If you are a Level 4/5, Foundation Degree, or undergraduate student in Early Years, Early Childhood Studies or primary education, or a professional working with young children, this title will be the ideal introduction to the main theories around cognitive development in early childhood. In full colour with an attractive layout and innovative features, this series will introduce you to the main influential theorists, the research methods they used, the key debates and ideas they started, and how the key debates have changed over time.