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|ISBN:||9789027252128 9027252122 9789027289230 9027289239|
|Description:||xxii, 351 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||1. List of illustrations, pix-x; 2. List of tables, pxi; 3. Preface (with acknowledgments), pxiii-xxii; 4. Part I. Background for questions and findings inviting a paradigm shift; 5. Chapter 1 From the last century history of ideas on children's nature and intersubjectivity, p3-28; 6. Chapter 2 Recent related findings making a difference: Mirror neurons and participant perception, p29-56; 7. Chapter 3 Introduction to child's steps to speech in ontogeny and questions about cultural evolution, p57-88; 8. Part II. On the origin of (pre)speech and efficient infant learners; 9. Chapter 4 On language evolution and imitative learning: What can computer simulations tell us?, p89-118; 10. Chapter 5 On cultural evolution of mother-centred learning: Comparing humans and chimpanzees, p119-146; 11. Chapter 6 On prosocial behaviour in adult apes and young children: Roots of genuine altruism?, p147-162; 12. Part III. Intersubjective steps to speech and mind-reading in ontogeny; 13. Chapter 7 From newborns' imitation: On primary intersubjectivity and perturbations, p163-188; 14. Chapter 8 From object-oriented joint attention and other-centred infant learning, p189-208; 15. Chapter 9 On children in conversation and in self-dialogue, p209-244; 16. Chapter 10 When conversation partners become virtual co-authors of what the other is saying, p245-270; 17. Chapter 11 When the intersubjective mirror has been biologically broken: The autistic spectrum, p271-288; 18. Chapter 12 The intersubjective steps in retrospect and guidance, and prospects for further research, p289-304; 19. Glossary, p305-308; 20. Bibliography, p309-336; 21. Author index, p337-342; 22. Subject index, p343-352|
|Series Title:||Advances in consciousness research, v. 76.|