New PDF release: Cognitive Strategy Research: Educational Applications

By Charles J. Brainerd (auth.), Michael Pressley, Joel R. Levin (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1461255198

ISBN-13: 9781461255192

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For it slow now, the examine of cognitive improvement has been a ways and away the main lively self-discipline inside developmental psychology. even supposing there will be a lot confrontation as to the precise percentage of papers released in advance­ psychological journals which may be thought of cognitive, 50% feels like a conservative estimate. for this reason, a sequence of scholarly books dedicated to paintings in cognitive devel­ opment is mainly acceptable at present. The Springer sequence in Cognitive improvement comprises simple kinds of books, specifically, edited collections of unique chapters by way of a number of authors, and unique volumes written by way of one writer or a small staff of authors. The flagship for the Springer sequence is a serial book of the "advances" variety, sporting the subtitle growth in Cognitive improvement examine. each one quantity within the development series is strongly thematic, in that it really is constrained to a few well-defined area of cognitive­ developmental examine (e.g., logical and mathematical improvement, improvement of learning). All growth volumes should be edited collections. Editors of such collections, upon session with the sequence Editor, might pick to have their books released both as contributions to the growth series or as separate volumes. All books written by means of one writer or a small staff of authors are being released as separate volumes in the series.

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More complex cognitive strategies probably require more extensive training and practice if they are to be effective. Training Cognitive Strategies for Oral Communication 35 One further qualification on claims of effectiveness of the cognitive strategy training as employed in the Asher and Wigfield study comes from the failure to find transfer from the word pair task to a task involving photographs of snowflakes (Experiment 2) or a task involving line drawings with fixed features (Experiment 3).

Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1970, 9, 253-264. 1. Brainerd Papalia, D. , & Hooper, F. H. A developmental comparison of identity and equivalence conservations. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1970, 12,347-36l. Piaget, J. Piaget's theory. In P. H. ), Carmichael's manual of child psychology (Vol. 1). New York: Wiley, 1970. , & Inhelder, B. The psychology of the child. New York: Basic Books, 1969. Rosenthal, R. , White, G. , & Rosenthal, T. L. Probability matching through direct and vicarious experience.

In view of the fact that students of cognitive development tend to be more interested in questions of necessity than in questions of sufficiency, the theoretical payoff of observational-learning experiments is not entirely clear, at least not from the perspective of traditional cognitivedevelopmental theory. However, the technological payoff, in terms of ideas about cheap and efficient methods for conveying important concepts to children, is considerable. Question-Answering Strategies The last category of manipulations is by far the least complicated of the four.

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