Studying cognitive development in infants and toddlers

Horst, Jessica S and Flack, Zoe M (2020) Studying cognitive development in infants and toddlers. In: Encyclopedia of child and adolescent development. Wiley, Hoboken, pp. 1-11. ISBN 9781119161899

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Understanding the development of cognition in infants and toddlers informs many aspects of our understanding of human cognition. Designing research to address such questions with infants and toddlers provides a number of logistical and theoretical challenges. These challenges inspire innovative experimental methods and techniques. This entry outlines some of the key methods and innovations used to investigate early cognitive development in this special population. The entry also covers some of the research considerations and best practices to successfully study this fascinating and important topic.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Cognition, development, infants, toddlers, language, categorization
Schools and Departments: School of Psychology > Psychology
Depositing User: Sanjeedah Choudhury
Date Deposited: 13 May 2019 14:13
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2022 02:00

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