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.
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.
|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)|
|Date Deposited:||21 Dec 2010 10:53|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2016 11:50|
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