The Working Mind: Meaning and Mental Attention in Human Development
Authors: Pascual-Leone, Juan & Johnson, Janice M.
Publisher: MIT Press
Synopsis: A general organismic-causal theory that explicates working memory and executive function developmentally, clarifying the nature of human intelligence.
In The Working Mind, Juan Pascual-Leone and Janice M. Johnson propose a general organismic-causal theory that explicates working memory and executive function developmentally and by doing so clarifies the nature of human intelligence. Pascual-Leone and Johnson explain "from within" (that is, from a subject's own processing perspective) cognitive developmental stages of growth, describing key causal factors that can account for the emergence of the working mind as a functional totality. Among these factors is a maturationally growing mental attention.
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