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Published: 29 July 2016

408 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190467630

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Core Knowledge and Conceptual Change

Edited by David Barner and Andrew Scott Baron

Oxford Series in Cognitive Development

  • Comprehensively provides a unique theoretical and empirical introduction to the study of conceptual development.
  • Describes the controversial thesis that human conceptual knowledge emerges from a combination of innate core concepts and the ability to build upon core knowledge to construct abstract ideas that are unique to human culture.
  • Brings together contributions from key leaders in developmental psychology.