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The first edition of this successful reader brought together key readings in the area of developmental cognitive neuroscience for students. Now updated in order to keep up with this fast moving field, the volume includes new readings illustrating recent developments along with updated versions of previous contributions.Content:
Chapter 1 Critique of the Modern Ethologists's Attitude (pages 3–17): Kamral Lorenz
Chapter 2 The Problem of Chenge (pages 18–28): Susan Oyama
Chapter 3 The Epigenetic System and the Development of Cognitive Functions (pages 29–35): Jean Piaget
Chapter 4 From Gene to Organism: The Developing Individual as an Emergent, Interactional, Hierarchical System (pages 36–49): Gilbert Gottlieb
Chapter 5 General Principles of CNS Development (pages 57–82): Richard S. Nowakowski and Nancy L. Hayes
Chapter 6 Intrinsic and Extrinsic Determinants of Neocortical Parcellation: A Radial Unit Model (pages 83–100): Pasko Rakic
Chapter 7 Positron Emission Tomography Study of Human Brain Functional Development (pages 101–116): Harry T. Chugani, Michael E. Phelps and John C. Mazziotta
Chapter 8 Morphometric Study of Human Cerebral Cortex Development (pages 117–128): Peter R. Huttenlocher
Chapter 9 The Development of Visual Attention: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective (pages 134–150): Mark H. Johnson
Chapter 10 The Ontogeny of Human Memory: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective (pages 151–178): Charles A. Nelson
Chapter 11 Experience and Brain Development (pages 186–216): William T. Greenough, James E. Black and Christopher S. Wallace
Chapter 12 Do Cortical Areas Emerge from a Protocortex? (pages 217–230): Dennis D. M. O'Leary
Chapter 13 Emergence of Order in Visual System Development (pages 231–243): Carla J. Shatz
Chapter 14 Specificity and Plasticity in Neurocognitive Development in Humans (pages 251–271): Helen J. Neville and Daphne Bavelier
Chapter 15 Linguistic and Spatial Cognitive Development in Children with Pre? and Perinatal Focal Brain Injury: A Ten?Year Overview from the San Diego Longitudinal Project (pages 272–291): Joan Stiles, Elizabeth A. Bates, Donna Thal, Doris A. Trauner and Judy Reilly
Chapter 16 Cortical Plasticity Underlying Perceptual, Motor, and Cognitive Skill Development: Implications for Neurorehabilitation (pages 292–304): Michael M. Merzenich, Beverly A. Wright, William Jenkins, Christian Xerri, Nancy Byl, Steve Miller and Paula Tallal
Chapter 17 The Instinct to Learn (pages 305–329): Perter Marler
Chapter 18 Self?Organization in Developmental Processes: Can Systems Approaches Work? (pages 336–374): Esther Thelen
Chapter 19 Development Intself is the Key to Understanding Developmental Disorders (pages 375–391): Annette Karmiloff?Smith
Chapter 20 Object Recognition and Sensitive Periods: A Computational Analysis of Visual Imprinting (pages 392–413): Randall C. O'Reilly and Mark H. Johnson
Chapter 21 Connectionism and the Study of Change (pages 420–440): Elizabeth A. Bates and Jeffrey L. Elman
Chapter 22 A Model System for Studying the Role of Dopamine in Prefrontal Cortex During Early Development in Humans (pages 441–493): Adele Diamond
Chapter 23 Genes and Brain: Individual Differences and Human Universals (pages 494–508): Bruce F. Pennington

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  • Year: 2002
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9780631217367,9780470753507

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