Developmental psychology

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  • 14 Sep 2023
    Ross A. Thompson


    Science informs public understanding on everything from climate change to cancer treatments to child development. But how does it do so, and who determines what the public learns? Does science infiltrate public awareness from the work of science journalists reporting on new discoveries in places like the New York Times or the BBC? Or from the efforts of […]

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  • 24 Jul 2020
    Jeffrey J. Lockman, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    The Cambridge Handbook of Infant Development

    When we decided to serve as Editors of the forthcoming Cambridge Handbook of Infant Development, we did not want to assemble just a traditional handbook volume.  Sure, we wanted to gather together many of the world’s leading experts on infant development and have them review current findings and foundational theory in their research area.  And […]

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  • 20 Feb 2020
    Kathleen H. Corriveau, Samuel Ronfard, Lucas Payne Butler

    Children and adults’ questions matter for cognitive development

    Anyone who has been around young children knows that they are inquisitive. They are constantly exploring and trying new things. They ask a lot of questions – indeed some research has shown that by the time they are in preschool, they ask about 72 questions per hour – or over one per minute! Young children’s […]

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  • 14 Oct 2016
    David Olson

    Is written language an unrecognized language of thought?

    Implausible as it may seem, while all speakers of a language have knowledge of language, they often have little knowledge about language. Their knowledge of their spoken language, remains, as we say, implicit, unavailable to consciousness. A literate education is largely responsible for making that implicit knowledge explicit, something to think about. And that, the […]

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