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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


Care Theory and Culture

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the cultural institutions and arrangements best suited for fostering in people a positive disposition toward caring, including the sentiments of sympathy and compassion. A brief ... More


Psychology of Science: Implicit and Explicit Processes

Robert W. Proctor and E.J. Capaldi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199753628
eISBN:
9780199950027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753628.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This book attempts to describe the influence of psychological processes on the creation of science. Although implicit processes have attracted some attention, most prior work in this area has ... More


The multisensory approach to development

Andrew J. Bremner, David J. Lewkowicz, and Charles Spence

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Philosophers and psychologists alike have debated for centuries how humans and other species deal with the multiple sources of sensory information that specify the world around them. Recent years ... More


The evolved child: adapted to family life

David F Bjorklund and Patrick Douglas Sellers II

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/9780199586073.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

While the influences of natural selection on human behaviour are most obvious in adulthood, selective pressures actively operate on humans across the entire lifespan, even prenatally, necessitating ... More


Alfred Binet and the Measurement of Intelligence

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the measurement of genius in Alfred Binet's “measuring scale of intelligence,” which he devised and successively refined between 1905 and 1911 (the year he died). Here, the ... More


Multisensory Development

Andrew J. Bremner, David J. Lewkowicz, and Charles Spence (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Our daily perceptual experiences are, almost without exception, multisensory. We perceive the objects, events and people around us through a range of sensory modalities which convey overlapping and ... More


The Development of Persistent Criminality

Joanne Savage (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310313
eISBN:
9780199871384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310313.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This volume addresses one of the most pressing problems of modern criminology: Why do some individuals become chronic, persistent offenders? Chronic offenders are responsible for the majority of ... More


The Development of Musical Abilities

William Forde Thompson and E. Glenn Schellenberg

in MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304565
eISBN:
9780199850723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304565.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter offers a panoramic survey of topics and issues in developmental psychology. While emphasizing cognitive aspects, it also incorporates sociological and cultural aspects. The discussion is ... More


The Self, Agency, and Causation

G. E. R. Lloyd

in Cognitive Variations: Reflections on the Unity and Diversity of the Human Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214617
eISBN:
9780191706493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214617.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the notions of the self, agency, and causation. It first sketches out some of the major difficulties that relate to these three concepts and their interrelations, citing the ... More


COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE, DEVELOPMENT, AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY: INTEGRATING PERSPECTIVE ON TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL TRAJECTORIES OF ATTENTION

James T. Enns and Jacob A. Burack

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/9780195315455.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

How do scientists of human behavior from three different perspectives approach the comparison of two highly publicized athletes of the 2008 Olympics: Shaun Johnson, a female American gymnast who is 5 ... More


The Psychology of Gratitude

Robert A. Emmons and Michael E. McCullough (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195150100
eISBN:
9780199847389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150100.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Gratitude, like other positive emotions, has inspired many theological and philosophical writings, but it has inspired very little vigorous, empirical research. In an effort to remedy this oversight, ... More


Culture, Context, and Development

Harry W. Gardiner

in The Handbook of Culture and Psychology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190679743
eISBN:
9780190679774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679743.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Cross-cultural psychology and human development are currently experiencing an exciting period of growth. Segall, Lonner, and Berry have noted that when all psychology finally takes into account the ... More


Psychological perspectives

Brid Featherstone

in Contemporary fathering: Theory, policy and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349880
eISBN:
9781447301974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349880.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the literature on the ‘conditions of historical possibility’ for psychology. It then focuses on developmental psychology, and particularly contemporary developments. An ... More


Software Goes to School: Teaching for Understanding with New Technologies

David N. Perkins, Judah L. Schwartz, Mary Maxwell West, and Martha Stone Wiske (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195115772
eISBN:
9780199848041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115772.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book offers an in-depth examination of how computer technology can play an invaluable part in educational efforts through its unique capacities to support the development of students' ... More


The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition

Kelly S. Mix, Linda B. Smith, and Michael Gasser (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199553242
eISBN:
9780191720444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553242.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In this book, we ask how space, language, and thought interact in learning and development. This encompasses not only how children learn about space and spatial language, but also how language and ... More


Theory: What Explains the Intergenerational and Sibling Correlations?

Michael Beenstock

in Heredity, Family, and Inequality: A Critique of Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016926
eISBN:
9780262301381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016926.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines various theories that explain why the outcomes of parents and children, as well as the outcomes of siblings, are correlated. It first discusses the main ideas behind behavioral ... More


Language, music, and children's brains: a rhythmic timing perspective on language and music as cognitive systems

Usha Goswami

in Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553426
eISBN:
9780191731020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553426.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter adds an additional comment on the discussion in Chapter 27. It reviews empirical data from developmental psychology and animal cognition that is relevant to the modularity debate. It ... More


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

Jacob A. Burack, James T. Enns, and Nathan A. Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195315455
eISBN:
9780199979066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315455.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The premise of this volume is that the disciplines of cognitive neuroscience, development, and psychopathology are complementary in the study of human perception and attention. Although each ... More


Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering

Eleonore Stump

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199277421
eISBN:
9780191594298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277421.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Can one hold consistently both that there is suffering in the world and that there is an omniscient, omnipotent, perfectly good God? This book argues that one can. The opening section presents ... More


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