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STEPHANIE THORNTON, formerly Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sussex, has taught and researched on developmental psychology for over twenty years. Her research has covered a broad range of topics on social and cognitive development with a particular focus on the mechanism through which new ideas and new understanding develop in children's minds. She is the author of Children Solving Problems (Harvard 1995) and Growing Minds (Palgrave 2002).



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Child development.
Developmental psychology.