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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


Physical–ecological cognition

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199295852
eISBN:
9780191711688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295852.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Physical cognition refers to mental abilities utilized during problem solving that are provided by the non-living environment. This chapter reviews the limited evidence on how dogs orient in their ... More


Objects in Space and Mind: From Reaching to Words

Linda B. Smith and Larissa K. Samuelson

in The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199553242
eISBN:
9780191720444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553242.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Cognition, behavior, and development all happen in space, through sensorimotor interactions in a spatial physical world. In his classic theory of the emergence of cognition, Piaget proposed that ... More


Understanding how things work

Richard Byrne

in The Thinking Ape: Evolutionary Origins of Intelligence

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522652
eISBN:
9780191688676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522652.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

An understanding of mechanical function, of cause and effect between physical events, is called in everyday language ‘understanding how things work’. This can include knowledge of object properties, ... More


Democracy’s Necessary Conditions

Bonnie Honig

in Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276400
eISBN:
9780823277063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276400.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the role of public things in democratic theory and in democratic life. It examines the power of public things to stimulate the object relations of democratic collectivity by ... More


What Happens during Development?

Catherine Raeff

in Exploring the Dynamics of Human Development: An Integrative Approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199328413
eISBN:
9780190619602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328413.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the issue of what happens during development by defining development from the perspective of organismic-developmental theory. The chapter begins by summarizing the common ... More


Introduction: Thinging Out Loud

Bonnie Honig

in Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823276400
eISBN:
9780823277063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276400.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book examines democratic theory in the context of object relations and asks whether democracy might be constitutively dependent on public things. Drawing on D. W. Winnicott's object-relations ... More


The Sixth Month: Cognition and Learning

Vanessa LoBue

in 9 Months In, 9 Months Out: A Scientist's Tale of Pregnancy and Parenthood

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190863388
eISBN:
9780190944872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863388.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes the development of the infant in the sixth month of life. As her son begins to eat solid foods for the first time, the author marvels at how quickly and easily he learned to ... More


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