By Peter C. Mundy PhD
Read or Download Autism and Joint Attention: Development, Neuroscience, and Clinical Fundamentals PDF
Similar developmental psychology books
Complicated language acquisition is feasible inspite of critical psychological handicap. this can be the belief reached on the finish of an intensive examine of the language of a Down syndrome grownup lady, displaying almost general expressive and receptive grammar. this example, offered during this ebook, is in comparison to a small variety of different unprecedented circumstances of language improvement in psychological retardation.
"Understanding 4-5-year-olds" offers a considerate evaluate of the demanding situations that kids face as they steadily movement clear of a robust attachment to their households and switch in the direction of the broader global of college and existence outdoor the family members. Lesley Maroni discusses the severe social and emotional advancements at this age, together with id, independence and sibling competition, the transition to varsity and friendships with friends, dealing with sickness and loss, and gender changes.
Developmental idea is the essence of any psychodynamic psychother apy, and definitely of psychoanalysis. it really is via an realizing of revolutionary lifestyles occasions, and how those occasions relate to linked organic and social occasions, that we come to appreciate either psycho pathology and mental strengths.
- Work, Family, Health, and Well-being
- Encyclopedia of Religious and Spiritual Development (The SAGE Program on Applied Developmental Science)
- Awakening Children's Minds: How Parents and Teachers Can Make a Difference (2004)
- Blackwell handbook of language development
Extra resources for Autism and Joint Attention: Development, Neuroscience, and Clinical Fundamentals
This line of elaboration reaches an apparent zenith in the information-sharing functions of the human brain. To the extent that this assertion is true, we can envision two related, but also unique, developmental paths in human brain development. One developmental path involves the growth of people’s ability for the processing and integration of endogenous and exogenous information in isolation. Another function involves the growth of people’s ability for the processing of exogenous and endogenous information not in isolation, but with other people to adopt a socially shared spotlight on information in the world.
Of course, correctly defining a category of neurodevelopment such as ASD is more complex because of the need to measure more than one behavioral or biological dimension. Although we are trying to increase the precision of the multidimensional measurement, any multidimensional system is problematic. Different combination of measurements across dimensions may lead to the same degree of certainty or probability of a valid match between the characteristics of an individual and category membership (Martin & Caramazza, 1980).
That is, it may play a role in language development, but its role in human development is not singular to language development. Rather, the cognitive process of joint attention is essential to the broader capacity for human teaching and learning (Bruner, 1995) and for relatedness as well as social competence (Mundy & Sigman, 2006). , 2005). This pivotal role of joint attention in learning is as important to autism spectrum development as is its role in social relatedness. Joint attention is essential to human social learning, but in a manner distinct from what is typically referred to as social learning.
Autism and Joint Attention: Development, Neuroscience, and Clinical Fundamentals by Peter C. Mundy PhD