This definitive volume is the result of collaboration by top scholars in the field of children's cognition.
New edition offers an up-to-date overview of all the major areas of importance in the field, and includes new data from cognitive neuroscience and new chapters on social cognitive development and language
Provides state-of-the-art summaries of current research by international specialists in different areas of cognitive development
Spans aspects of cognitive development from infancy to the onset of adolescence
Includes chapters on symbolic reasoning, pretend play, spatial development, abnormal cognitive development and current theoretical perspectives