NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
ERIC Number: EJ775143
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 14
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0273-2297
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience: Origins, Issues, and Prospects
Pennington, Bruce F.; Snyder, Kelly A.; Roberts, Ralph J., Jr.
Developmental Review, v27 n3 p428-441 Sep 2007
This commentary explains how the field of developmental cognitive neuroscience (DCN) holds the promise of a much wider interdisciplinary integration across sciences concerned with development: psychology, molecular genetics, neurobiology, and evolutionary developmental biology. First we present a brief history of DCN, including the key theoretical issues it addresses; then we comment on how the four articles in this special section exemplify a DCN approach and raise important theoretical and methodological issues for the field of DCN; and we close by considering the future of DCN, especially the key role developmental psychologists can play as DCN becomes increasingly interdisciplinary.
Elsevier. 6277 Sea Harbor Drive, Orlando, FL 32887-4800. Tel: 877-839-7126; Tel: 407-345-4020; Fax: 407-363-1354; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A