BIROn - Birkbeck Institutional Research Online

    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.

    Full text not available from this repository.


    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.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): neuroconstructivism, domain relevance, emergent domain specificity, plasticity, developmental time, evolution
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Psychological Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2010 10:53
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 16:52


    Activity Overview
    6 month trend
    6 month trend

    Additional statistics are available via IRStats2.

    Archive Staff Only (login required)

    Edit/View Item Edit/View Item