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The Perceptual World of the Child

T. G. R. Bower

Series edited by Barbara Lloyd

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674733671

Publication Date: 01/01/1977

90 pages

North and South America only

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  • 1. Perceptions of the Child’s Perceptual World
  • 2. Some Complex Effects of Simple Growth
  • 3. Perceiving Things, Perceiving People
  • 4. How Much Can Babies Take In?
  • 5. Adjustments to Growth
  • 6. Integrating Perception into Knowledge
  • 7. Learning To Use One’s Senses
  • 8. Artificial Senses for Handicapped Children
  • 9. Perception and Development
  • References
  • Suggested Reading
  • Index

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