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 ECOLOGICAL SUBJECTIVITY IN THE MAKING: The Child as Fact and Artifact

Lorraine Code

in Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159431
eISBN:
9780199786411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159438.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This is the first of three chapters that develop the conception of subjectivity on which the book’s argument relies. It shows that the model of developmental psychology, originating with Jean Piaget ... More


Your Ancients

C. J. Brainerd and V. F. Reyna

in The Science of False Memory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154054
eISBN:
9780199868384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154054.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes the historical roots of false-memory research. Although the systematic study of false memory in normal subjects is a comparatively recent phenomenon, the history of psychology ... More


 Wonder and the Moral Emotions: The Genesis of Aesthetic Spirituality

Robert C. Fuller

in Spirituality in the Flesh: Bodily Sources of Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195369175
eISBN:
9780199871186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369175.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The emotion of wonder is among our genetically encoded programs for responding to unexpected features of the environment. Wonder is distinct from other emotions in its ability to foster receptivity, ... More


Introduction

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/9780195331059.003.00018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief background of the term neoconstructivism, which was generated by combining neo, taken from the Greek neos, meaning “new,” and constructivism, taken from ... More


Commentary: Ontogenetic Cultural Psychology

Richard A. Shweder

in Bridging Cultural and Developmental Approaches to Psychology: New Syntheses in Theory, Research, and Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195383430
eISBN:
9780199827176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383430.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This commentary aims to convince on two points. First, that this collection of chapters which has aimed at synthesizing developmental and cultural psychology, would be entirely unconvincing to Jean ... More


Culture and Cognition

Michael Horace Barnes

in Stages of Thought: The Co-Evolution of Religious Thought and Science

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396270
eISBN:
9780199852482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396270.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the thesis of cultural evolution in more detail. This provides a clearer framework for the historical chapters which make up the bulk of this book. It also provides background ... More


Spatial cognition in children

Paul A. Dudchenko

in Why People Get Lost: The Psychology and Neuroscience of Spatial Cognition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199210862
eISBN:
9780191594199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210862.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The landmark experiments of Jean Piaget demonstrate that spatial abilities change during childhood. Young children can reproduce the relative spatial relationships of figures — their topology — but ... More


Numerical Identity and the Development of Object Permanence

M. Keith Moore and Andrew N. Meltzoff

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/9780195331059.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter proposes an identity development (ID) account of object permanence that locates the origins and development of permanence in infants' notions of how to determine and trace numerical ... More


Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Scott Johnson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Arguments over the developmental origins of human knowledge are ancient, founded in the writings of Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, and Kant. They have also persisted long enough to become a core ... More


. Wonder and Psychological Development

Robert C. Fuller

in Wonder: From Emotion to Spirituality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829950
eISBN:
9781469605593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889909_fuller.10
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores how the discipline of developmental psychology can help elucidate the “prototypical characteristics” of the experience of wonder. It begins by discussing the role that wonder, ... More


Object representation as a central issue in cognitive science

Laurie R. Santos and Bruce M. Hood

in The Origins of Object Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216895
eISBN:
9780191696039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216895.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, the authors discuss some of the most relevant historical works on object representation to have emerged from developmental and comparative research. The authors focus on: the ... More


The Development of the Self

Valerie Cray Hardcastle

in Narrative and Consciousness: Literature, Psychology and the Brain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195140057
eISBN:
9780199847402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140057.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Children often come up with stories to describe what they have done and what they expect to do. As such, these children, and even we, are attempting to understand their and our selves more through ... More


The Psychology of Play

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter explores the psychology of play, with particular emphasis on one of the contexts that support play and provide the terms for its explorations: the psyche. It first highlights key themes ... More


Receptivity Curves: Educational Research and the Flow of Ideas

Jerry A. Jacobs

in In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 6 builds on the ideas developed in Chapter 5 by considering the timing of intellectual exchanges. The idea of an intellectual delay is specified by mapping out “receptivity curves,” that ... More


The Spiritual Quest: Transcendence in Myth, Religion, and Science

Robert Torrance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520081321
eISBN:
9780520920163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520081321.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This study argues that the spiritual quest is rooted in our biological, psychological, linguistic, and social nature. The quest is not, as most have believed, a rare mystical experience, but a ... More


Beliefs about purpose: on the origins of teleological thought

Deborah Kelemen

in The Descent of Mind: Psychological Perspectives on Hominid Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632593
eISBN:
9780191670497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632593.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines and speculates on some possible answers to questions on the nature of the teleological stance and why people are driven to think about the purpose of objects. It lays out some ... More


“The Right” and Moral Development: Fundamental Themes of Kohlberg’s Cognitive Developmental Approach

John C. Gibbs

in Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190878214
eISBN:
9780190878245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878214.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explicates cognitive developmental themes in moral development. The attention of young children is readily captured by or centered on that which is immediate and salient in their ... More


Kohlberg’s Theory: A Critique and New View

John C. Gibbs

in Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199976171
eISBN:
9780190256272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199976171.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of morality. It first considers Kohlberg's use of Jean Piaget's work and the stage-developmental writings of John Dewey to fashion a six-stage ... More


Moral Reasoning

Andrew Sneddon

in Like-Minded: Externalism and Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016117
eISBN:
9780262298926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016117.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores moral reasoning and argues that it is widely realized, taking place centrally and literally (but not solely) between people. It first provides a sketch of the Wide Moral Systems ... More


Moral Psychologies and Moral Ecologies

Owen Flanagan

in The Geography of Morals: Varieties of Moral Possibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190212155
eISBN:
9780190212186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212155.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Moral psychology coevolves with natural and social ecologies. Every human is born into a tradition at a particular place and time. This means first, that identity is formed in a way that attaches us ... More


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