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Author Newcombe, Nora.

Title Making space : the development of spatial representation and reasoning / Nora S. Newcombe and Janellen Huttenlocher.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  155.413752 NEWC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Learning, development, and conceptual change.
Learning, development, and conceptual change.
Notes "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [227]-251) and indexes.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Thinking about Space -- Ch. 3. Two Hypotheses about Infant Location Coding -- Ch. 4. Three Other Important Questions about the Development of Location Coding (and an Epilogue on Automaticity) -- Ch. 5. Development of Spatial Though -- Ch. 6. Models and Maps -- Ch. 7. Space and Language -- Ch. 8. Thinking about Development.
Summary "Nora Newcombe and Janellen Huttenlocher argue for an interactionist approach to spatial development that incorporates and integrates essential insights of the classic three approaches. They show how biological preparedness interacts with the spatial environment that infants encounter shortly after birth to create spatial development and mature spatial competence."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Huttenlocher, Janellen.
Subject Space perception in children.
ISBN 0262140691
0262140691 (alk. paper)
0262640503 (paperback)