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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
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199665563.003.0003
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9780199665563
Cognitive development occurs throughout childhood, and it is marked by advances in perceptual abilities, short- and long-term memory, ability to focus attention selectively, and reasoning ... More
5. Analysts and theorists: what did they ever do for us?

5. Analysts and theorists: what did they ever do for us?  

Gary Thomas

in Education: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778278
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10.1093/actrade/9780199643264.003.0005
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9780199643264
The way we educate our children has changed immensely in the last 100 years. How and why did these changes happen? ‘Analysts and theorists: what did they ever do for us?’ attempts to answer ... More
Education: A Very Short Introduction

Education: A Very Short Introduction  

Gary Thomas

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Mar 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778278
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10.1093/actrade/9780199643264.001.0001
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9780199643264
Education: A Very Short Introduction explores how and why education has evolved throughout history and explains the way in which schools work, noting how curricula are ... More
4. Big ideas from the 20th century

4. Big ideas from the 20th century  

Gary Thomas

in Education: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778278
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10.1093/actrade/9780199643264.003.0004
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9780199643264
In many ways, the 20th century was a time of immense change. People started asking questions about the purpose of school. ‘Big ideas from the 20th century’ shows how, during this time of ... More
2. Learning about the outside world

2. Learning about the outside world  

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/9780199646593.003.0003
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9780199646593
‘Learning about the outside world’ looks at the nature versus nurture debate and asks: how do infants and toddlers learn about their world? Babies learn a vast amount from observation. ... More
Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction  

Usha Goswami

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.001.0001
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9780199646593
Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction examines modern child psychology, tracing its development from birth up until early adolescence. Child Psychology studies the ... More
7. School's out!

7. School's out!  

Gary Thomas

in Education: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778278
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10.1093/actrade/9780199643264.003.0007
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9780199643264
Why do we have such a mismatch between the notion of inclusiveness, achievement, and happiness promulgated by educators and the gloom and doom that school habitually invites in the ... More
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
eISBN: 
9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.003.0008
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9780199646593
‘Theories and neurobiology of development’ defines what a theory is and examines how the theories of two famous psychologists, Piaget and Vygotsky, have aided the current understanding of ... More

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