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Author Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology (14th : 1979 : University of Minnesota)

Title Aspects of the development of competence / edited by W. Andrew Collins
Published New York : Psychology Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series The Minnesota symposia on child psychology ; v. 14
Minnesota symposia on child psychology (Series) ; v. 14
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. Excitory and Inhibitory Influences on Reflex Responsiveness; The Startle Reflex and its Measurement; Startle Modification in Mature Organisms; Cardiac and Startle Reflexes in the Early Development of Rodents; Cardiac and Startle Reflexes in Early Human Development; Implications; 2. Two Kinds of Perceptual Organization Near the Beginning of Life; Prologue: A Philosophical Query; Introduction; Two Kinds of Perceptual Organization: Structure and Function; Two Kinds of Perceptual Organization Near the Beginning of Life
5. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Children: Detrimental Effects of Superfluous Social ControlsInternalization Versus Compliance: The Effects of Threats of Punishment on Children's Internalization of Adult Prohibitions; Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Motivation: The Effects of Extrinsic Rewards on Task Performance and Subsequent Intrinsic Interest; Understanding Social Constraints: Some Developmental Issues; The Effects of Superfluous Social Controls: Implications and Speculations; 6. A Model of Mastery Motivation in Children: Individual Differences and Developmental Change
A Comparative View: Ontogeny and Phylogeny of Perceptual OrganizationDevelopmental Continuity: Utility and Meaning; Conclusions; Epilogue: A Psychological Reply; 3. Constraints on Structure: Evidence from American Sign Language and Language Learning; Analog Representation and Morphological Organization; The Influence of Learning on Language; Summary; 4. Comparative Cognitive Research: Learning from a Learning Disabled Child; Contexts of Observation; Manifestations of Learning Disability: Formal Tests; Description and Ascription in an Informal Setting; General Discussion
A Model of Effectance MotivationConstructs in Search of Measures: An Interlude; Scale Construction and the Vicissitudes of Single Constructs; The Function of Reward: An Alternative Frame of Reference; Affective Concomitants of One's Motivational Orientation; Relationships Among Constructs; Musings on a Model of Mastery Motivation; List of Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 22, 2016)
Subject Cognition in children -- Congresses.
Performance in children -- Congresses
Social interaction in children -- Congresses
Cognition in children.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Developmental -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Developmental -- Lifespan Development.
PSYCHOLOGY -- General.
Performance in children.
Social interaction in children.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Collins, W. Andrew, 1944- editor.
University of Minnesota. Institute of Child Development.
ISBN 0203780914