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Published: 30 June 2021

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198843290

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The Cognitive Basis of Social Interaction Across the Lifespan

Edited by Heather J. Ferguson and Elisabeth E.F Bradford

  • Explores the cognitive mechanisms underlying the development of human social interactive abilities across the lifespan, in healthy and atypical development
  • Combines traditionally separate bodies of research into one coherent volume, following the trajectory of communication over the entire lifespan from infancy to old age
  • Crosses multiple disciplines, drawing together expertise from researchers in psychology, neuroscience, psychiatry, linguistics, and philosophy
  • Brings together key methodologies and debates in a vibrant and fast-growing field
  • Written in an accessible style and suited to a wide range of readers, including academics and students of cognitive, developmental, and social psychology, related sciences and social sciences, as well as practitioners working in the fields of social care, mental health, and education