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Acting Up: An Approach to the Study of Cognitive Development

Giovanni Pezzulo, Gottfried Vosgerau, Uta Frith, Antonia F. de C. Hamilton, Cecilia Heyes, Atsushi Iriki, Henrik Jörntell, Peter König, Saskia K. Nagel, Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, Robert D. Rupert, and Antonella Tramacere

in The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Despite decades of research, we lack a comprehensive framework to study and explain cognitive development. The emerging “paradigm” of action-based cognition implies that cognitive development is an ... More


Basic Concepts of Corporate Governance and Global Movements in Corporate Governance Reforms

Leng Jing

in Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Corporate governance can be defined as the manner of dealing with those who supply finance to corporations to get their return on their investment. In adopting the stakeholder approach, corporate ... More


Evidence of What?: Re-creating Race through Evidence-Based Approaches to Global Health

Carolyn Rouse

in Reconsidering Race: Social Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190465285
eISBN:
9780190465315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465285.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter interrogates an important vogue in the field of African development. Evidence-based approaches to health care, which are being used increasingly, fail to take into account social and ... More


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