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Self-awareness : its nature and development

Author: Michel Ferrari; Robert J Sternberg
Publisher: New York ; London : Guilford Press, cop. 1998.
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This resource brings together late 1990s views on the nature of self- awareness, offering diverse ways of conceptualizing the self from biological, and cultural perspectives.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Ferrari; Robert J Sternberg
ISBN: 1572303174 9781572303171
OCLC Number: 441327101
Description: XIV, 430 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Definitions and underpinnings of self-awareness. The mind and education / John R. Searle. Consciousness and self-awareness / Thomas Natsoulas --
Part 2: The evolution of self-awareness. When self met other / Daniel J. Povinelli and Christopher G. Prince. A social selection model for the evolution and adaptive significance of self-conscious emotions / Sue Taylor Parker --
Part 3: Development of self-awareness across the lifespan. Is there a self in infancy? / Jerome Kagan. Inching toward a mature theory of mind / Michael J. Chandler and Jeremy I.M. Carpendale. Self-awareness and social intelligence: web pages, search engines, and navigational control / Martin E. Ford and Michelle A. Maher. Personal navigation / Robert J. Sternberg and Louise Spear-Swerling. The developing self-system and self-regulation of primary school children / Thérèse Bouffard and Carole Vezeau. The brain, the Me, and the I / Karl H. Pribram and Raymond Bradley. Narrative and metanarrative in the construction of self / Jerome Bruner and David A. Kalmar. The development of self through the coordination of component systems / Michael F. Mascolo and Kurt W. Fischer --
Part 4: Integration and conclusion. Being and becoming self-aware / Michel Ferrari.
Responsibility: edited by Michel Ferrari, Robert J. Sternberg.


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An excellent introduction to the burgeoning field of research on the development of the self. Bringing together leaders in philosophy, comparative psychology, and developmental psychology, and Read more...

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