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    Why a developmental perspective is critical for understanding human cognition

    D'Souza, Dean and Karmiloff Smith, Annette (2016) Why a developmental perspective is critical for understanding human cognition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39 , ISSN 0140-525X.

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    Abstract

    The evidence that Anderson (2014) marshals in support of his theory of neural reuse is persuasive. However, his theoretical framework currently lacks a developmental dimension. We argue that an account of the fundamental aspects of developmental change, as well as the temporal context within which change occurs, would greatly enhance Anderson's theory.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): dynamic systems, embodied cognition, evolution, modularity, natural selection, neuroplasticity, pragmatism
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centre: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2016 10:12
    Last Modified: 02 Mar 2017 09:39
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/16006

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