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Trade Policy and Economic Welfare

W. Max. Corden

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198775348
eISBN:
9780191715471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198775342.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Expounds the normative theory of trade policy and sets out a framework for analysing trade and other intervention policies in the presence of domestic distortions. It includes discussion of static ... More


Caveats

Penelope Maddy

in Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199273669
eISBN:
9780191706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273669.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter summarizes the many empirical theories and methods involved in this second-philosophical account of logical truth: the KF-structuring of (much of) the world, the experimental paradigms ... More


An Account of Infants’ Physical Reasoning

Renée Baillargeon, Jie Li, Weiting Ng, and Sylvia Yuan

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents an account of infants' physical reasoning. The account rests on two central claims. One is that infants' physical representations of events initially include only basic ... More


The Role of Learning in Cognitive Development: Challenges and Prospects

Richard N. Aslin

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the discussions in the preceding chapters in an attempt to bring these seemingly related, but often separate, mechanisms of development into some sort of synergy. It takes a ... More


Learning and Memory: Like a Horse and Carriage

Patricia J. Bauer

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the relations between learning and memory early in life. It discusses some of the methods used to test learning and memory in infancy and the characteristics of the cognitive ... More


What Can Statistical Learning Tell Us About Infant Learning?

Jenny R. Saffran

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter uses statistical learning as a model system to consider broader issues and implications pertaining to the role of learning in development. Statistical learning is an old idea, with roots ... More


How Infants Learn Categories

Lisa M. Oakes, Jessica S. Horst, Kristine A. Kovack-Lesh, and Sammy Perone

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on how infants learn categories in familiarization and habituation tasks — a context that provides both deep understanding into the processes of categorization and mimics many of ... More


Multiple Learning Mechanisms in the Development of Action

Karen E. Adolph and Amy S. Joh

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter illustrates how the study of goal-directed motor actions may provide new insights into the processes and mechanisms of infant learning. It identifies two learning mechanisms that are ... More


Learning in Infants’ Object Perception, Object-Directed Action, and Tool Use

Amy Needham

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores how prior experiences influence subsequent perceptual, cognitive, and motor processing. It focuses on the development of infants' knowledge in two domains: seeking and using ... More


Infants’ Learning About Intentional Action

Amanda Woodward

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the potential contributions of experience to infants' intentional-action knowledge. It begins by outlining what infants know at various points in the first year. It then ... More


Music Therapy and Parent–Infant Bonding

Jane Edwards (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580514
eISBN:
9780191728730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580514.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Music therapy is an internationally recognized field of professional evidence-based practice. Qualified music therapists use the engaging, non-verbal aspects of music to create relationships in which ... More


Do Children Have Rights?

James Griffin

in The Moral and Political Status of Children

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242689
eISBN:
9780191598715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242682.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Based upon an analysis of the development of the human rights tradition, the language of human rights is best reserved for beings capable of agency. Less restrictive conceptions of rights, such as ... More


Introduction

Jane Edwards

in Music Therapy and Parent–Infant Bonding

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580514
eISBN:
9780191728730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580514.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to present the ways in which music therapists have come to understand their unique role in promoting healthy relating ... More


The mental lives of infants and animals

Richard Gaskin

in Experience and the World's Own Language: A Critique of John McDowell's Empiricism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199287253
eISBN:
9780191603969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287252.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

McDowell’s individualism and intellectualism about the ‘order of justification’ commits him to taking an unattractive line on infant and animal consciousness: he has to deny that infants and ... More


Attention in the Brain and Early Infancy

John E. Richards

in Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the hypothesis that changes in brain areas controlling attention strongly influence the development of attention in infant participants. It examines the methodological advances ... More


Parent‐Offspring Conflict and the Development of Social Understanding *

Daniel J. Povinelli, Christopher G. Prince, and Todd M. Preuss

in The Innate Mind: Structure and Contents

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195179675
eISBN:
9780199869794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179675.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter begins with a brief review of the theory of parent-offspring conflict and considers the role of this conflict in the cognitive development of human infants. It then discusses the ... More


Reasoning about Intentionality in Preverbal Infants *

Susan C. Johnson

in The Innate Mind: Structure and Contents

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195179675
eISBN:
9780199869794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179675.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Researchers disagree over whether preverbal infants have any true understanding of other minds. There seem to be at least two sources of hesitation among researchers. Some doubt that infants have any ... More


Arbitrary vs discretionary decisions

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1990 commentary on care for seriously compromised newborn infants. It considers questions about how decisions should be made about initiating costly, all-out modern treatment ... More


Power plays

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1991 commentary about the power shift in decision-making for seriously compromised infants. It argues that the shift in power from decision by parents and trusted advisers to ... More


On the edge

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1992 commentary on the infant welfare movement. The French infant welfare movement began in the 1870s, but similar efforts were only taken up haltingly in other countries. In ... More


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