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12 April 2010

272 Pages

ISBN: 9780199582884

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Marvelous Minds

The discovery of what children know

Michael Siegal

  • Looks at children from a variety of cultures, making the book relevant to those throughout the world
  • Portrays children's development with illustrations and anecdotes as well as descriptions of key experimental studies, making the book accessible to a broad audience
  • Focuses on the most important issues in research on child development today: children's knowledge of the distinction between appearance and reality, theory of mind, knowledge of astronomy and geography, food, health and hygiene, reasoning about life and death, number and arithmetic, and autism