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Can developmental disorders be used to bolster claims from evolutionary psychology? a neuroconstructivist approach

By Annette Karmiloff-Smith and Michael S.C. Thomas


Book synopsis:\ud Based on the Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Biology and Knowledge Revisited focuses on the classic issue of the relationship between nature and nurture in cognitive and linguistic development, and their neurological substrates

Topics: psyc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Year: 2004
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