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Cognitive development is the growth of cognitive processes such as reasoning,problem solving and thinking throughout the life span. The main areas of interest include:

  • Cognitive development in motivation
  • Cognitive development in motor processes

Theories of cognitive development

There are a number of theories of cognitive development

  • Bruner's theory of cognitive development

See also


Bibliography

Key texts – Books

Bailtstok, E & Craik, F (2006)Lifespan Cognition - Mechanisms of Change. NY:OUP. ISBN 0195169530

Additional material – Books

Key texts – Papers

Additional material - Papers

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