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Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction  

Usha Goswami

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.001.0001
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book
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9780199646593
A Very Short Introduction
4. Friendships, families, pretend play, and the imagination

4. Friendships, families, pretend play, and the imagination  

Usha Goswami

in Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199646593
4. Friendships, families, pretend play, and the imagination advantages for social cognition and psychological understanding. Siblings can be both allies and rivals, offering opportunities for experiencing affection, reciprocity, support, and of course conflict. However, children’s friendships can deliver many of the same advantages. As single child families increase, children’s friendships are likely to prove increasingly important for social development.
3. Formal operational thought, moral development, and identity

3. Formal operational thought, moral development, and identity  

Peter K. Smith

in Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2016
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May 2016
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9780191785245
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10.1093/actrade/9780199665563.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199665563
3. Formal operational thought, moral development, and identity
7. Theories and neurobiology of development

7. Theories and neurobiology of development  

Usha Goswami

in Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191780967
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10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199646593
7. Theories and neurobiology of development observations of how children behaved at different ages. Two classic theories will be examined in this chapter, those of Piaget, who focused on the development of logical thinking, and Vygotsky, who focused on the influence of culture and language on child development.
6. The learning brain

6. The learning brain  

Usha Goswami

in Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199646593
6. The learning brain unschooled adults will refuse to reason deductively about these premises. If given a deductive reasoning problem with premises like In the far north, where there is snow, all bears are white. Novaya Zemlya is in the far north and there is always snow there. What colour are the bears?

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