ERIC Number: ED118249
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
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Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 9.
Pick, Anne D., Ed.
This book is a collection of six papers presented at a 1974 University of Minnesota symposium on child development. The six chapters deal with language acquisition, visual perception, effects of television viewing, the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), problem-solving strategies, and Piagetian concepts related to social development. The first chapter explores factors which pertain to the length of children's early sentences. In the second chapter, the development of visual form perception is described ontogenetically and phylogenetically. The third chapter examines the effect of viewing television programs with prosocial themes and content on nursery school children's behavior. A fourth chapter discusses a research program which combines basic study of the physiology of infants' sleep with clinical observations and treatment of infants thought to be susceptible to SIDS. An investigation of the developmental aspects of problem-solving and reasoning abilities is presented in the fifth chapter. The sixth chapter relates Piagetian concepts of knowledge to the development of social cognition. (BRT)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Child Development, Conferences, Developmental Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Infant Mortality, Knowledge Level, Language Acquisition, Preschool Education, Problem Solving, Prosocial Behavior, Sentence Structure, Sleep, Social Development, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Television Viewing, Visual Perception
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 ($12.50)
Publication Type: Books
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