Ann L. Brown
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New developments in the science of learning science of learning overview mind and brain how experts differ from novices how children learn learning and transfer the learning environment curriculum,… Expand
In this paper I discuss the curious lock of contact between developmental psychologists studying the principles of early learning and those concentrating on loter learning in children, where… Expand
This paper represents a call for the rehabilitation and liberalizing of the term learning. The demise of the term in developmental psychology, together with the lack of attention to transition mechani
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the role of strategic behavior in retardate memory. Efficient performance on a variety of memory tasks relies on the effective use of certain plans schemes or… Expand
BROWN, ANN L., and SMILEY, SANDRA S. Rating the Importance of Structural Units of Prose Passages. A Problem of Metacognitive Development. CHILD DEVELOPMENT, 1977, 48, 1-8. 20 subjects at each of 4… Expand
Abstract Two experiments examined the development of conceptual preference for either thematic (functional) or taxonomic relationships in a match-to sample task. In Experiment 1 twenty subjects from… Expand
Based on an invited address given by the first author at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association in Boston, April 1980.
We began by illustrating that the concept of accessibility was central to many theories of psychology from quite disparate domains. A distinction similar to Pylyshyn’s of multiple and reflective… Expand
Publisher Summary Discrimination learning with identity and difference as relevant cues is a clear example of relational learning. Correctness of choice depends not upon absolute stimulus values but… Expand