Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 March 2009

392 Pages | 74 black & white figures, 9 black & white photos, I colour plate


ISBN: 9780199216895

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Chapter 1

The Origins of Object Knowledge

Edited by Bruce M. Hood and Laurie R. Santos

  • An up-to-date review of a topic of perennial interest within the cognitive sciences, that of how humans understand and mentally represent the world around them through objects
  • Includes the work of leading research groups across the world, lending the book authority and scientific rigour
  • Approaches the topic from the perspectives of both developmental and comparative psychology, examining object recognition in both human and non-human primates

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