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The essential child : origins of essentialism in everyday thought

Author: Susan A Gelman
Publisher: New York [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book addresses the issues surrounding essentialism from the perspective of developmental psychology. Gelman synthesizes 15 years of empirical research on essentialism into a coherent framework,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: The essential child
(NL-LeOCL)246764821
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan A Gelman
ISBN: 9780195154061 0195154061
OCLC Number: 212382665
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: PART I: THE PHENOMENA: NOTES ON RESEARCH METHODS; PART II: MECHANISMS OF ACQUISITION; PART III: IMPLICATIONS AND SPECULATIONS
Responsibility: Susan A. Gelman.

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"The field of cognitive development can be grateful to Susan Gelman for the gift of a wonderfully integrative account of essentialist thinking. This is by far the most comprehensive account of Read more...

 
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