Developmental Relations among Mind, Brain and Education

Developmental Relations among Mind, Brain and Education

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Robert S. Siegler Robbie Case: A Modern Classic About 15 years ago, Robbie asked me what I thought of a talk we had just heard. I indicated that I hadna€™t much liked it and noted several serious problems. Robbie agreed with all of the criticisms, but said that he nonetheless liked the talk, because there was one good idea in it that he could use. I agreed with him that the idea was a good one, but it took me a while to understand the wisdom of his position. If therea€™s one useful idea in a talk, then hearing it has been worthwhile, even if the talk also has numerous de?ciencies. On that day and on many others, talking with Robbie changed my thinking for the better. Robbie Case was in many ways a classic developmental psychologist of the old school. The depth and breadth of his theory; the range of age groups, populations, and topics that he studied; and his efforts to connect theory and application are all reminiscent of the greats of the past: Baldwin, Dewey, Piaget, Vygotsky, and Bruner.Richard Kennedy is finishing his doctoral degree in Developmental Psychology at Brock University and completing his supervised ... in 1986 and 1988, all from the University of Guelph, and an Ontario Graduate Scholarship in 2002 while attending Brock University. ... Dr. Marini did his graduate work at the University of Toronto with the late Robbie Case, and since 1985 has been at Brock where he wasanbsp;...

Title:Developmental Relations among Mind, Brain and Education
Author:Michel Ferrari, Ljiljana Vuletic
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-06-09


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