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Learning and Instruction

Volume 8, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Nooplasis: 10+1 postulates about the formation of mind

    Andreas Demetriou

    This article is about nooplasis. That is, the article outlines a general model about the dynamic organization and development of mind and it draws the implications of this model for learning and... More

    pp. 271-287

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  2. Cognitive science questions for cognitive development: the concepts of learning, analogy, and capacity

    Graeme S Halford & J.E McCredden

    New concepts from cognitive science have fundamentally changed our view of cognitive development. In this paper we explore the implications of three concepts from cognitive science. These are... More

    pp. 289-308

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  3. The neglected role of individual differences in theoretical models of cognitive development

    F.E Weinert & A Helmke

    Based on an analysis of the majority of current theories of cognitive development, which are predominantly universal, general and global in nature, the goal of the present study is to underline the... More

    pp. 309-323

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  4. The development of early symbolization: educational implications

    Judy S DeLoache, David H Uttal & Sophia L Pierroutsakos

    Research on the symbolic functioning of very young children has important implications for educational materials. We argue that there are no transparent symbols; one can never assume that what... More

    pp. 325-339

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  5. Early understandings of numbers: paths or barriers to the construction of new understandings?

    Patrice Hartnett & Rochel Gelman

    We propose that concept development is facilitated when existing conceptual structures overlaps with the structure of the to-be-learned data. When the new inputs do not map readily or are... More

    pp. 341-374

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  6. Discussion

    pp. 387-392

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