Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 45 items

  • Keywords: Piaget x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


 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


Cognitive Bases of Language

Lorraine McCune

in How Children Learn to Learn Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195177879
eISBN:
9780199870202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177879.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the cognitive bases of language transitions, including studies of infant “category formation”, the logic of action characterizing infant problem solving, and the earliest ... 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


How to Build a Baby: Prologue

Jean Matter Mandler

in Foundations of Mind: Origins of Conceptual Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311839
eISBN:
9780199786770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311839.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins with a brief explanation of the purpose of the book, which is to develop and study the position from which infants begin forming a conceptual system very early in life. This ... More


Piaget's Sensorimotor Infant

Jean Matter Mandler

in Foundations of Mind: Origins of Conceptual Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311839
eISBN:
9780199786770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311839.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores Piaget's conception of the sensorimotor infant. It contends that Piaget made a risky assumption which plagued developmental psychology for many years thereafter: he mistook ... 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


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


A Bidirectional View of Executive Function and Social Interaction

Suzanne Hala, Penny Pexman, Emma Climie, Kristin Rostad, and Melanie Glenwright

in Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations Between Social Interaction, Social Understanding, and the Development of Executive Functions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195327694
eISBN:
9780199776962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327694.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, we explore the idea that the relation between social interaction and executive functions might be best characterized as bi-directionaldirectional. That is, that while developing ... 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


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


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

Michael Horace Barnes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396270
eISBN:
9780199852482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396270.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines a pattern of cognitive development that has evolved over thousands of years—a pattern manifest in both science and religion. It describes how the major world cultures built upon ... 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


Theories of Play

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Theories from a wide variety of disciplines have examined the play of both human and non-human animals. Scholars from anthropology to zoology have proffered theories to explain the existence and ... More


The Child's Construction of Reality

Edward M. Hundert

in Philosophy Psychiatry and Neuroscience: A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248965
eISBN:
9780191681165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248965.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter aims to aid in the studying of the human organism under optimal conditions of minimum tension and relative freedom from conflict. It deals with epistemology which is concerned with the ... More


Introduction

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/9780195396270.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book offers a history of the human search for methods to determine which ideas about the world are true. It focuses on the various methods religious thinkers and scientific inquirers have used ... 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


Perception and Intuition

Penelope Maddy

in Realism in Mathematics

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198240358
eISBN:
9780191597978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019824035X.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Begins with a presentation and elaboration of Benacerraf's epistemic challenge to realism: how can we gain knowledge of an acausal world of non‐spatio‐temporal abstracts? I then outline a theory of ... More


The support problem: physical connection revisited

Daniel J. Povinelli, James E. Reaux, Laura A. Teall, and Steve Giambrone

in Folk Physics for Apes: The Chimpanzee's theory of how the world works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198572190
eISBN:
9780191584978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198572190.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter presents the results of studies on the classic ‘support’ problem, originally employed by Piaget (1952). Here, the problem involves a goal object (a toy) that is out of the infant's ... More


Historical Trends and Current Issues

Kelly S. Mix, Janellen Huttenlocher, and Susan Cohen Levine

in Quantitative Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195123005
eISBN:
9780199893959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123005.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter outlines the history of research on quantitative development and identifies empirical questions and theoretical issues that have emerged from this literature. The review begins with ... More


View: