Combining connectionist and dynamic systems principles in models of development: the case of analogical completion
Mareschal, Denis and Leech, Robert and Cooper, Richard P. (2009) Combining connectionist and dynamic systems principles in models of development: the case of analogical completion. In: Spencer, J. (ed.) Toward a Unified Theory of Development: Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Considered. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 203-217. ISBN 9780195300598.
This chapter describes model of the development of simple analogical reasoning and shows how the model accounts for seven characteristics of children's developing abilities to reason analogically. It argues that the model's success is critically dependent upon principles of both connectionism and dynamic systems theory. Thus, the model demonstrates complementarity between the approaches.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Keyword(s) / Subject(s):||connectionism, dynamic systems theory, development, analogical completion, early childhood, gradual learning|
|School:||Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences|
|Research Centre:||Educational Neuroscience, Centre for, Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)|
|Date Deposited:||21 Mar 2011 15:35|
|Last Modified:||09 Dec 2016 11:16|
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