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ERIC Number: EJ212937
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979
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Why Study Social-Cognitive Development?
Damon, William
Human Development, v22 n3 p206-11 1979
Briefly discusses similarities and differences between social and physical knowledge. Argues that the study of social cognition cannot be derived from, nor reduced to, the study of physical cognition, and that the social origins of knowledge need to be emphasized more in contemporary developmental theory. (Author/SS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Piaget (Jean)