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Brain, Body, and Mind: Lessons from Infant Motor Development

Daniela Corbetta

in Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300598
eISBN:
9780199867165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the role that the body plays in the process of brain and mind formation. It begins by reviewing some theoretical concepts about embodiment and the dynamic systems approach. It ... More


Timescales of Change in Connectionist and Dynamical Systems Approaches to Learning and Development

Karl M. Newell, Yeou-Teh Liu, and Gottfried Mayer-Kress

in Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300598
eISBN:
9780199867165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the origins of the construct of timescales as expressed in Waddington's (1957) metaphor for development of the epigenetic landscape, and its subsequent use as a metaphor for ... More


Some organization principles in early speech development

Jordan R. Green and Ignatius S. B. Nip

in Speech Motor Control: New developments in basic and applied research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235797
eISBN:
9780191696671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235797.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

In early speech development, progressive gains in phonetic ability represent progress in multiple domains (e.g., sensory, perceptual, cognitive, linguistic, and neuromotor) all of which are ... More


Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider

John Spencer (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300598
eISBN:
9780199867165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

From William James to Sigmund Freud to Jean Piaget to B. F. Skinner, scholars (and parents) have wondered how children move from the blooming, buzzing confusion of infancy, through the tumult of ... More


Infancy

Jeffrey R. Alberts

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter presents brief overviews of the growth of the Norway rat pup and differentiation of behavioral systems. There follows a kind of “ethogram” of early postnatal behavior in Rattus ... More


Somatosensory and Motor Processes

Joan Stiles, Judy S. Reilly, Susan C. Levine, Doris A. Trauner, and Ruth Nass

in Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Development: Insights from Children with Perinatal Brain Injury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389944
eISBN:
9780190255718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389944.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses studies focusing on children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP) of any etiology. Topics covered include motor development after early focal lesions and the emergence of ... More


Children's development in the family environment

Ingrid Schoon, Amanda Sacker, Steven Hope, Stephen Collishaw, and Barbara Maughan

in Children of the 21st century: From birth to nine months

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346889
eISBN:
9781447301783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346889.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the relationship between a child's development and the family environment, looking at the relative influences of the child, family and environmental factors in shaping ... More


Connectionism in an artificial life perspective: simulating motor, cognitive, and language development

Matthew Schlesinger and Domenico Parisi

in Neuroconstructivism Volume Two: Perspectives and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529934
eISBN:
9780191689727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529934.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter emphasises that adaptation can occur at a developmental timescale — within the lifetime of an individual — but also across individuals (phylogeny). To explore these interactions, it uses ... More


New Frontiers in Mirror Neurons Research

Pier Francesco Ferrari and Giacomo Rizzolatti (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199686155
eISBN:
9780191807589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686155.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

The discovery of mirror neurons had a tremendous impact on neurosciences, psychology, animal behavior, philosophy, and even public opinion. Twenty years after their discovery, the need to summarize ... More


The Role of Self-Produced Movement in the Perception of Biological Motion and Intentional Actions in Infants

Petra Hauf

in Social Perception: Detection and Interpretation of Animacy, Agency, and Intention

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019279
eISBN:
9780262315029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019279.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Recent research has focused on the question of how infants come to understand others’ actions and intentions and how this understanding might be related to their agentive experience. Framed by the ... More


Child development

Carol Barron

in Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199559039
eISBN:
9780191917837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199559039.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing Skills

Child development can be described as the biological and psychological changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence. There are many different factors that influence ... More


Feeding and Eating Problems of the Child or Adult with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs

Diane Spear, Harriet Cloud, Shirley W. Ekvall, Paula Cushing, Linda Hicks, and Julia Wahoff

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses feeding and eating problems of the child or adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities and special health care needs, including normal development of feeding, gross ... More


Introduction to the dental surgery

A.S. Blinkhorn and B.L. Chadwick

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198789277
eISBN:
9780191917103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789277.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

It is a common belief among many individuals that being ‘good with people’ is something you are born with and cannot be taught. It is true that some individuals have a ... More


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