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ERIC Number: EJ940836
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Pages: 7
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ISSN: ISSN-0273-2297
Dual-Process Theories and Cognitive Development: Advances and Challenges
Barrouillet, Pierre
Developmental Review, v31 n2-3 p79-85 Sep 2011
Dual-process theories have gained increasing importance in psychology. The contrast that they describe between an old intuitive and a new deliberative mind seems to make these theories especially suited to account for development. Accordingly, this special issue aims at presenting the latest applications of dual-process theories to cognitive development. Dual-process theoreticians mainly focused on adult functioning have been invited to elaborate the developmental implications of their theory, while developmental psychologists who have proposed dual-process theories of development in the domain of thinking and reasoning present the most recent formulation of their theory and review supporting empirical evidence.
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Language: English
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