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Drawing and its analysis has been an important discipline of Developmental Psychology since the early twentieth century. This unique collection of essays unites leading empirical researchers from Europe, the United States and Canada to provide a valuable introduction to drawing research. Focusing on the core problems associated with the visual mind, the contributors examine how drawing development relates to changes in cognition. Topics covered include visual (self) recognition, style, media understanding, inhibition, executive attention, priming, memory, meaning, and figural and spatial concepts. The effects of biological constraints such as motor control, grip and handedness, blindness, neuropsychological conditions and old age are also explained. The book provides a fascinating insight into the life-span and productivity of the non-verbal, visual mind.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521872058
ISBN-10: 0521872057
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Chris Lange-Kuttner

Dr Christine Lange-Kuttner is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the London Metropolitan University. Dr Annie Vinter is Professor of Psychology at the Universite de Bourgogne, LEAD-CNRS, France.

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Drawing and the Non-Verbal Mind by Chris Lange-Kuttner

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