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    Preaching to the converted? from constructivism to neuroconstructivism

    Karmiloff-Smith, Annette (2009) Preaching to the converted? from constructivism to neuroconstructivism. Child Development Perspectives 3 (2), pp. 99-102. ISSN 1750-8592.

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    Abstract

    It is argued that neuroconstructivism offers the strongest middle ground between nativism and empiricism, and that two domain-general mechanisms—statistical learning and associative learning—do not suffice to explain alone the intricacies of brain development and emergent domain specificity.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): neuroconstructivism, domain relevance, emergent domain specificity, plasticity, developmental time, evolution
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centre: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2010 10:53
    Last Modified: 02 Dec 2016 11:50
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/2461

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