Journals Higher Education

$79.95

Hardcover

14 October 2010

312 Pages | 9 color lineart, 38 BW lineart, 10 color halftone, 1 BW halftone, 3 color combo

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195366709


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Infant Perception and Cognition

Recent Advances, Emerging Theories, and Future Directions

Edited by Lisa Oakes, Cara Cashon, Marianella Casasola, and David Rakison

  • Contributors include: Richard N. Aslin, University of Rochester Catherine Best, University of Pittsburgh J. Gavin Bremner, Lancaster University Marianella Casasola, Cornell Unversity Cara H. Cashon, Univeristy of Louisville John Colombo, The University of Kansas Lori Curtindale, The University of Kansas Holly Gastgeb, University of Pittsburgh Rachel A. Hayes, University of Exeter Kathy Johnson, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Scott P. Johnson, University of California, Los Angeles Leah Kapa, The University of Kansas Kelly L. Madole, Western Kentucky University Lisa Newell, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Lisa M. Oakes, University of California, Davis Kim Plunkett, Oxford University David H. Rakison, Carnegie Mellon University Kieran Rump, University of Pittsburgh John E. Richards, University of South Carolina Thomas R. Shultz, McGill University Alan M. Slater, University of Exeter Mark Strauss, University of Pittsburgh Barbara A. Younger, Purdue University
  • First book focused on mechanisms of change, over developmental time, in the information-processing mind
  • Demonstrate how the combination of historical perspectives on the information-processing approach to cognition and recent advances in behavioral, computational, and neuroscience approaches to cognition has contributed to our understanding of how abilities ranging from visual attention to face processing to object categorization have developed during infancy
  • Illustrates how much of our modern understanding of infant perceptual and cognitive development has emerged from the foundation of classic information-processing models of development, as well as how researchers have built on this foundation to uncover the mechanisms that drive developmental change
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