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Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Marc Marschark and Peter C Hauser (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book examines the cognitive underpinnings of deaf individuals' learning. The book is written by scientists from different disciplines, which rarely interact in other realms. In this book they ... More


ONTOGENESIS AND MICROGENESIS OF VISUAL PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION

Ruth Kimchi

in Cognitive Neuroscience, Development, and Psychopathology: Typical and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Attention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195315455
eISBN:
9780199979066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315455.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

One approach to understanding the psychological processes involved in perceptual organization, and the one presented in this chapter, is to study the evolution of perceptual organization in two ... More


The Origins of Music

Carl Stumpf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695737
eISBN:
9780191742286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695737.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book was first published in German in 1911. The text sets out a path-breaking hypothesis on the earliest musical sounds in human culture. Alongside research in such diverse fields as classical ... More


Part II: Songs of primitive peoples

Carl Stumpf

in The Origins of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695737
eISBN:
9780191742286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695737.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents Part II of Carl Stumpf's The Origins of Music, which analyses of melodies from non-European cultures to demonstrate the psychological principles of tonal organization. It ... More


The Rise and Spread of Western Schooling

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an historical overview of mass schooling, that is, schooling designed to include all children, girls as well as boys. It begins with the Protestant Reformation in the 16th ... More


Achieving Quality Primary Education for the Poor Through State–NGO Partnerships

Ebony Bertorelli and Aneel Brar

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

International efforts to increase equity, quality and access in primary education increasingly include calls to expand governance and educational resources by fostering partnerships between ... More


Later language

Vesna Stojanovik

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0057
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews the literature on linguistic abilities in English-speaking older children, adolescents, and adults with Williams syndrome (WS) regarding morphosyntax, phonology, lexical ... More


The evolution of business and management

Nigel Nicholson

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The fundamental processes of business and management – how we organise, coordinate and direct human activity towards collective goals – have always been a feature of human life, and subject to ... More


Proposals For A Theory Of Personality

Henry A. Murray

in Explorations in Personality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305067
eISBN:
9780199894253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305067.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins by discussing several personality theories of well-known scientists starting with Dewey and Angel’s emphasis on the organization of means with reference to a comprehensive end, up ... More


Scaling Up

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work scaling up the installed base of schools and its own organization. This was work performed concurrent with designing and supporting, and in interaction with ... More


Continuously Improving

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work improving its programs and its organization, all while supporting a state-sized system of schools operating in turbulent environments. Rather than a conventional ... More


Community-Based Approaches to Early Childhood Development: a matter of degree

Jacqueline Hayden and Sithu Wai

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Community-based programs are a major service delivery outlet for early childhood programs, especially in underresourced and developing contexts. They provide scope for identifying and analyzing ... More


33–34 Months The Emergent Preschooler

MARILYN SHATZ

in A Toddler’s Life: Becoming a Person

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195099232
eISBN:
9780199846863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099232.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the activities, cognitive development, and learning progress of Ricky when he was between 33–34 months old. The toddler started going to preschool, which offers major ... More


Group Identity as an Obstacle and Catalyst of Peace

Douglas P. Fry

in Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027984
eISBN:
9780262321181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027984.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Social identity is not only an obstacle to peace; it can also be engaged to advance peace (e.g., when children are raised to develop multiple and cross-cutting forms of identification). This chapter ... More


Citizenship and Civic Engagement: An Introduction

S. Mark Pancer

in The Psychology of Citizenship and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199752126
eISBN:
9780190222857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752126.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces the concepts of citizenship and civic engagement. A critical element of both concepts is the notion of active citizenship, in which individuals are actively involved in the ... More


Learning new complex skills: Behavior parsing and the origin of insight

Richard W. Byrne

in Evolving Insight

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757078
eISBN:
9780191820281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757078.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The book’s thesis is that it was the planning abilities, allowing the ancestors of great apes to feed more efficiently, that led to general insightful understanding; thus, this is a key chapter. ... More


Collaborative Inhibition in Group Recall: Cognitive Principles and Implications

Suparna Rajaram

in Collaborative Remembering: Theories, Research, and Applications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198737865
eISBN:
9780191820366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737865.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Collaborative inhibition in recall is a counterintuitive yet widely replicated phenomenon observed in experimental research on memory. Collaborative inhibition refers to the finding where the joint ... More


Fulfilling Citizen Responsibilities

Sarah M. Stitzlein

in American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190657383
eISBN:
9780190692568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657383.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In chapter six, I articulate some of the specific ways people can fulfill their responsibilities as citizens, teachers, school leaders, educational reformers, policymakers, and students. I provide ... More


Pivot point: From social to technical abilities

Richard W. Byrne

in Evolving Insight

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757078
eISBN:
9780191820281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757078.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter argues that, despite the fact that many signs of insight are found in the social domain, that cannot have been the original context. Social insights are specific to apes, but apes are ... More


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