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Introduction

  • David Leiser
  • Christiane Gillièron
Part of the Path in Psychology book series (PATH)

Abstract

The cognitive revolution (Gardner, 1987) has resulted in the creation of two camps: the Cognitivist camp, which until recently was mainly concerned with understanding how certain tasks are performed, and tended to study each task in isolation; and the Structuralist camp, which on the contrary was interested in those cognitive abilities and structures that transcend individual tasks, and whose development are studied by genetic epistemology.

Keywords

Operational Structure Procedural Realization Cognitive Revolution Information Processing Cognitivists Genetic Epistemology 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Leiser
    • 1
  • Christiane Gillièron
    • 2
  1. 1.Ben-Gurion University of the NegevBeer-ShevaIsrael
  2. 2.University of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland

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