Sample text for The social context of cognitive development / Mary Gauvain ; foreword by Robert S. Siegler.


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Contents
I. The Social Foundations of Cognitive Development
1. Introduction
2. Processes of Change: The "How" of Cognitive Development
3. The Sociocultural Context of Cognitive Development
II. The Development of Specific Higher Mental Functions in Social Context
4. Acquiring Knowledge: Intersubjectivity, Joint Attention, and Social Referencing
5. Remembering: The Social Construction of the Past
6. Solving and Learning to Solve Problems in Social Context
7. Constructing the Future: Planning in Social Context
8. Conclusions and Future Directions




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cognition in children -- Social aspects.
Cognition and culture.