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Author Mandler, Jean Matter.

Title The foundations of mind : origins of conceptual thought / Jean Matter Mandler
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 359 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford series in cognitive development
Oxford series in cognitive development.
Contents How to build a baby : prologue -- Piaget's sensorimotor infant -- Kinds of representation : seeing and thinking -- Perceptual meaning analysis and image-schemas : the infant as interpreter -- Some image-schemas and their functions -- Some differences between percepts and concepts : the case of the basic level -- Some preverbal concepts -- Conceptual categories as induction machines -- Continuity in the conceptual system : acquisition, breakdown, and reorganization -- Recall of the past -- Language acquisition -- Consciousness and conclusions
Summary This title offers a theory of how human conceptual life begins, and shows how perceptual information becomes transformed into concepts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-341) and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Cognition in infants.
Concepts in infants.
Infants.
Cognition -- physiology
Thinking -- physiology
Infant
infants.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- Infants & Toddlers.
Infants.
Cognition in infants.
Concepts in infants.
Cognitieve ontwikkeling.
Mentale representatie.
Zuigelingen.
Form Electronic book
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