Mechanisms of cognitive development : behavioral and neural perspectives (Book, 2001) []
skip to content
Mechanisms of cognitive development : behavioral and neural perspectives

Mechanisms of cognitive development : behavioral and neural perspectives

Author: James L McClelland; Robert S Siegler
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001.
Series: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on cognition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This vol shws the convergence amng resrchrs who tke behaviorl & neural apprches to undrstndg cog dev. Vol featres theory & data bsd on new methodologies & prsnts resrch on bth normative & disordered  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James L McClelland; Robert S Siegler
ISBN: 0805832769 9780805832761 0805832750 9780805832754
OCLC Number: 300235800
Notes: Communications présentées au 29e Carnegie Mellon Symposium on Cognition Mechanisms of Cognitive Development : Behavioral and Neural Perspectives, tenu à la Carnegie Mellon University, du 9 au 11 octobre 1998.
Description: xii, 421 pages, [6] pages de planches : illustrations (certaines en couleur) ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface. Part I: Studies of Microgenesis of Cognitive Change: Behavioral Approaches.S. Goldin-Meadow, Giving the Mind a Hand: The Role of Gesture in Cognitive Change. R.S. Siegler, Children's Discoveries and Brain-Damaged Patients' Rediscoveries. Neuroscience Approaches.M.M. Merzenich, Cortical Plasticity Contributing to Child Development. J.L. McClelland, Failures to Learn and Their Remediation: A Hebbian Account. R.J. Haier, PET Studies of Learning and Individual Differences. Commentary.J.W. Stigler, Breakthroughs in Using Individual Differences to Study Learning: Comments on Goldin-Meadow, Haier, McClelland, Merzenich, and Siegler. Part II: Studies of Change Over Longer Time Scales: Behavioral Approaches.E. Thelen, Dynamic Mechanisms of Change in Early Perceptual-Motor Development. R. Case, M.P. Mueller, Differentiation, Integration, and Covariance Mapping as Fundamental Processes in Cognitive and Neurological Growth. D. Kuhn, Why Development Does (and Does Not) Occur: Evidence From the Domain of Inductive Reasoning. Neuroscience Approaches.M.H. Johnson, M. de Haan, Developing Cortical Specialization for Visual-Cognitive Function: The Case of Face Recognition. H.J. Neville, D. Bavelier, Variability of Developmental Plasticity. Commentary.D. Klahr, Time Matters in Cognitive Development. Part III: Developmental Disorders: Dyslexia.A.M. Galaburda, G.D. Rosen, Neural Plasticity in Dyslexia: A Window to Mechanisms of Learning Disabilities. Attention Deficit Disorder.B.J. Casey, Disruption of Inhibitory Control in Developmental Disorders: A Mechanistic Model of Implicated Frontostriatal Circuitry. Autism.P.A. Carpenter, M.A. Just, T. Keller, V. Cherkassky, J.K. Roth, N. Minshew, Dynamic Cortical Systems Subserving Cognition: fMRI Studies With Typical and Atypical Individuals. Concluding Commentary.M.I. Posner, Education on the Human Brain: A Commentary.
Series Title: Carnegie Mellon Symposia on cognition.
Responsibility: edited by James L. McClelland, Robert S. Siegler.
More information:


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"...this book provides a substantial introduction to this new synergy (and as such is well suited as complementary material for advanced courses), it also crucially highlights the necessity of Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.