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The Child as Thinker: The Development and Acquisition of Cognition in Childhood
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ability achievement activity adults analysis areas associated basic behaviour brain cells Chapter characteristics child child’s childhood children’s cognitive children’s concepts children’s understanding cognitive development cognitive processes cognitive psychology cognitive skills cognitive style complex components context correlated creative cultural declarative knowledge Developmental Psychology discussion domain Down’s Syndrome earlier early educational effects emotional environment environmental evidence example experience folk psychology functioning generalisation genes genetic goals grapheme important individual differences information-processing intelligence involved knowledge language lead learner learning to read less memory mental metacognitive metamemory metaphor mothers neurones normal objects older one’s organisation parents particular people’s performance perhaps phonemic Piaget Piagetian possible pre-school problem-solving problems procedural knowledge procedures psychology questions readers recognise relevant representation sensory sequence short-term memory similar social interaction sort stage strategies structure studies suggests synapses task tests theory thinking transfer Vygotsky words young children