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The Development of Cognition

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Steve Croker's The Development of Cognition is an exciting new text which offers a refreshing and contemporary account of the major theories and practical applications of children's cognitive development from infancy onwards. Written in a clear and accessible style this comprehensive text enables students to carefully examine and critically assess the processes through which development occurs, together with the nature of the changes in language, perception, memory, conceptual understanding and problem-solving which take place. The Development of Cognition is ideally suited for cognitive development modules typically taught in the second and third years of undergraduate psychology courses throughout the world. This textbook is autopackaged with CourseMate. CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. CourseMate includes an integrated eBook and interactive teaching and learning tools including quizzes, flashcards, videos, and more and an EngagementTracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Issues, themes and theories 2. Perception & Cognition in Infancy 3. Memory 4. Language 5. Theory of Mind 6. Reasoning 7. Scientific Thinking 8. Literacy & Numeracy 9. Intelligence 10. Developmental Disorders 11. Computational Models of Development 12. What have we learned? Glossary References Index

About the Author

Steve Croker is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Illinois State University, USA. Formerly Senior Lecturer and Assistant Head of Psychology at the University of Derby, UK. He has published research in the field of cognitive modelling and language acquisition.


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