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Language in cognitive development : emergence of the mediated mind

Language in cognitive development : emergence of the mediated mind

Author: Katherine Nelson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Reprinted]View all editions and formats

The book addresses issues in cognitive development in early childhood, stressing the central role that development of language plays in taking the child to new levels of cognitive operations in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Nelson
ISBN: 0521551234 9780521551236 052162987X 9780521629874
OCLC Number: 718523074
Description: XIV, 432 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Perspectives: 1. Language, cognition and culture in developmental perspective; 2. Emergence of human minds in evolution and development; 3. Evolution and development of the hybrid mind; Part II. Developing Representational Systems: 4. Early cognition: episodic to mimetic childhood in a hybrid culture; 5. The emergence of mediating language; 6. Memory in early childhood: the emergence of the historical self; 7. The emergence of the storied mind; Part III. Developing Conceptual Systems: 8. The emergence of the paradigmatic mind; 9. The emergence of the temporal mind; 10. The emergence of the projective mind; Part IV. Conclusions: 11. Collaborative construction of the mediated mind.
Responsibility: Katherine Nelson.


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"What Nelson has done, though, in a readable, accessible, but very thorough way, is put children's communicative development into relation with their prior understanding and memory for events and Read more...

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