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Young Minds in Social Worlds : Experience, Meaning, and Memory.

Author: Katherine Nelson
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, March 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Nelson
ISBN: 9780674034860 0674034864 9780674041400 0674041402
OCLC Number: 843178857
Target Audience: Trade
Description: 1 online resource (330 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface 1. Modern Metaphors of the Developing Child 2. Perspectives on Meaning 3. Being an Infant, Becoming a Child 4. Toddling toward Childhood 5. Experiential Semantics of First Words 6. Entering the Symbolic World 7. Finding Oneself in Time 8. Entering a Community of Minds 9. The Study of Developing Young Minds Notes References Acknowledgments Index


Katherine Nelson re-centers developmental psychology with a revived emphasis on development and change, rather than foundations and continuity. Nelson argues that a child's entrance into the  Read more...


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Takes a pragmatic, experiential perspective on the process of early development to reveal how children obtain a sense of self and an understanding of the world around them through social Read more...

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