9.85 Infant and Early Childhood Cognition, Fall 2005
Infant and Early Childhood Cognition
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This course is an introduction to cognitive development focusing on children's understanding of objects, agents, and causality. Students develop a critical understanding of experimental design and how developmental research might address philosophical questions about the origins of knowledge, appearance and reality, and the problem of other minds.
infant cognition, early childhood cognition, cognitive development, developmental psychology, psychology, developmental research, Piaget, object knowledge, object individuation, object concept, agents, causal knowledge, theory of mind, causation, causal transformations