Perspectives on Language and Thought
Interrelations in Development
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Perspectives on Language and Thought by Susan A. Gelman
Book DescriptionFrom the time of birth through the early school years, young children rapidly acquire two complex cognitive systems: They organize their experiences into concepts and categories, and they acquire their first language. How do children accomplish these critical tasks? How do conceptual systems influence the structure of the language we speak? How do linguistic patterns influence how we view reality? These questions have captured the interest of such theorists as Piaget, Vygotsky, Chomsky and Whorf but until recently very little has been known about the relation between language and thought during development. Perspectives on Language and Thought presents current observational and experimental research on the links between thought and language in young children. Chapters from leading figures in the field focus on the acquisition of hierarchical category systems, concepts of time, causality, and logic and the nature of language learning in both peer and adult-child social interactions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521374972
(228mm x 152mm x 35mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 25-Oct-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Susan A. Gelman
Childhood Cognitive Development, Hardback (January 2014)
This new SAGE Major Work presents a collection of important papers - both classic and contemporary - that cover key contributions in the area of cognitive development in children, designed to be a touchstone text for scholars, practitioners and educators with an interest in children's thinking.
Perspectives on Language and Thought, Paperback (June 2008)
This book presents current observational and experimental research on the links between thought and language in such children.
Essential Child, Paperback (April 2005)» View all books by Susan A. Gelman
Addressing the issues surrounding essentialism from the perspective of developmental psychology, this book examines children's thinking and ways in which language influences thought. Synthesizing 15 years of empirical research on essentialism into a coherent framework, it is aimed at developmental, cognitive and social psychologists, and others.
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