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Quantitative Development in Infancy and Early Childhood
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Quantitative Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Publication Year: 2002
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Mix, Kelly S.; Huttenlocher, Janellen; Levine, Susan Cohen
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-195-12300-5
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The aim of this book is to define and discuss the key issues raised by new findings in the study of quantitative development.

One basic question addressed by this volume is how the abilities reported in infants and young children relate to later development. In some accounts, one is left with the impression that infants possess all the fundamental skills that make up mature quantitative reasoning. According to this view, subsequent development seems to consist of little more than the gradual expression of these skills in increasing complex and explicit tasks. This is a major departure from previously held views of quantitative development, such as that of Piaget. To evaluate these new claims, authors first review the abilities attributed to infants and then define the parameters of early childhood competencies. Comparing the two developmental periods, the authors evaluate the finding, discuss the transition between these age periods, and offer a framework for understanding later development of quantitative skills, such as counting and calculation. Underlying the argument throughout is an examination of the nativist versus empiricist debate that has taken center stage in infancy research.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Mix, Kelly S.; Huttenlocher, Janellen; Levine, Susan Cohen
  • ISBN: 978-0-195-12300-5
  • Specialty:
    Child Development Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 168
  • Illustrations: 14
  • Year: 2002

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