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Lifespan cognition : mechanisms of change

Author: Ellen Bialystok
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats
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The book is unique in offering a lifespan approach to cognition by experts in the individual facts of cognitive functioning from either the developmental or the aging perspective.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Bialystok
ISBN: 9780195169539 0195169530
OCLC Number: 723548169
Description: XI, 397 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. On Structure and Process in Lifespan Cognitive Development ; 2. Neural Bases of Cognitive Development ; 3. Brain Changes in Aging: A Lifespan Perspective ; 4. Four Modes of Selection ; 5. Aging and Attention ; 6. The Early Development of Executive Functions ; 7. The Aging of Executive Functions ; 8. Working Memory in Children: A Cognitive Approach ; 9. Working Memory Across the Adult Lifespan ; 10. Children's Memory Development: Remembering the Past and Preparing for the Future ; 11. Aging and Long-Term Memory: Deficits Are Not Inevitable ; 12. Development of Representation in Childhood ; 13. Representation and Aging ; 14. The Emergentist Coalition Model of Word Learning in Children Has Implications for Language in Aging ; 15. Language in Adulthood ; 16. Language Meaning and Form Disorders ; 17. Language Disorders in Aging ; 18. Patterns of Knowledge Growth and Decline ; 19. Aging of Thought ; 20. Inter- and Intra-individual Differences in Problem Solving Across the Life Span ; 21. Variability in Cognitive Aging: From Taxonomy to Theory ; 22. Intelligence and Cognitive Abilities as Competencies in Development ; 23. The Lacunae of Loss? Aging and the Differentiation of Cognitive Abilities ; 24. Cognitive Developmental Research from Lifespan Perspectives: The Challenge of Integration
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