ERIC Number: EJ572815
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
New Trends in Cognitive Development: Theoretical and Empirical Contributions.
Ackermann, Edith K.
Learning and Instruction, v8 n4 p375-85 Aug 1998
Offers a commentary on five contributions to recent developments in the study of cognitive development that have been selected for this special issue. The relevance of each author's paper to issues that are central to cognitivists today and post-Piagetian developmental psychologists is discussed, and the overall need of evolutionary models to understand cognitive functioning is noted. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue: "Cognitive Development: Steps En Route to Educationally Relevant Developmental Cognitive Science." Comments on the five preceding papers in this special issue. For related documents, see TM 521 272-275.