- Bremner, J. Gavin, 1949-
- Fogel, Alan.
- Infants -- Development
- Infant psychology
- Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology
- 0631212353 (pbk.)
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- Includes bibliographies and index.
- List of Contributors. General Introduction Part I: Perception and Cognition: Introduction. 1. Visual Perception: Alan Slater (Exeter University): Introduction. Theoretical OverviewSensory and Perceptual Functioning. Visual Organisation at and Near Birth. Is There an Innate Representation of the Human Face? Early Experience and Learning. Emerging Questions, Paradigms, Issues. Conclusions. Further Topics and Suggested Readings. References. 2. Hearing, Listening, and Understanding: Auditory Development in Infancy: Anne Fernald (Stanford University): Introduction. Audition and Vision Compared. The Auditory System. Methods of Assessing Auditory Function in Infants. Hearing in Infancy. Listening and Understanding in Infancy. Conclusions. Further Reading. References. 3. Action in Infancy: Perspectives, Concepts and Challenges: Development of Reaching and Grasping: Ad Smitsman (University of Nijmegan): Introduction. Historical Overview and Issues. Regulation of the Relationship with the Environment: Self Organisation. The Organisation of Action. Development of Reaching and Grasping. Some Future Goals for Action Research. Recommended Readings. References. 4. Cognitive Development: Knowledge of the Physical World: Gavin Bremner (University of Lancaster): Theoretical Overview. Development of Object Knowledge. Challenges for Future Work. Related Topics and Additional Reading. References. 5. Infant Learning and Memory: Carolyn Rovee-Collier (Rutgers University) and Rachel Barr (Rutgers University): Introduction. Research on Infant Learning and Memory. Issues in Infant Memory. Conclusions. Key Readings. References. 6. Functional Brain Development During Infancy: Mark H. Johnson (Birbeck College): Theoretical Overview. Methods. Postnatal Brain Development: The First Two Years. Postnatal Brain Development and Behavioural Change. Emerging Issues. Additional Reading. References. 7. Origins of Self Concept: Philippe Rochat (Emory University): Introduction. Self.
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