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Published: 25 November 2009

384 Pages | 50 halftones, 100 line illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195331059

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The New Science of Cognitive Development

First Edition

Scott Johnson

  • brings together, for the first time, theoretical views that embrace computational models and developmental neurobiology, and emphasize the interplay of time, experience, and cortical architecture to explain emergent knowledge, with an empirical line of research identifying a set of general-purpose sensory, perceptual, and learning mechanisms that guide knowledge acquisition across different domains and through development
  • "Drawing on neuroscience, computational models, and behavioral research methods, the contributors shed new light on how experience shapes the construction of an understanding of the world." -- Jay McClelland, Stanford University

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