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Working Memory Capacity as a Dynamic Process
A cross-domain survey of studies and theories of working memory capacity development reveals a complex picture: dozens of studies from 50 papers show nearly universal increases in capacity estimates with age, but marked variation across studies, tasks, and domains. Expand
Autonomy in Action: Linking the Act of Looking to Memory Formation in Infancy via Dynamic Neural Fields
A new theory that connects looking to the dynamics of memory formation is presented and formally implemented in a Dynamic Neural Field model that learns autonomously as it actively looks and looks away from a stimulus. Expand
Autonomous visual exploration creates developmental change in familiarity and novelty seeking behaviors
Simulations indicate that novelty seeking emerges with no explicit motivational source via the accumulation of visual experience within a complex, dynamical exploratory system. Expand
Defending qualitative change: the view from dynamical systems theory.
This article defends the notion of qualitative change from the perspective of dynamical systems theory (DST), and demonstrates that qualitative and continuous change should not be cast in opposition. Expand
Twenty years and going strong: A dynamic systems revolution in motor and cognitive development.
It is proposed that the key challenge on the horizon is to formally specify how interactions among multiple levels of analysis interact across multiple time scales to create developmental change. Expand
The Dynamic Field Theory and Embodied Cognitive Dynamics
The goal of this chapter is to explain some of the core concepts of Dynamic Field Theory (DFT) and how this theory provides a formal framework for thinking about embodied cognitive dynamics. The DFTExpand
The relation between infants' activity with objects and attention to object appearance.
Investigating the relation between infants' motor skills and attention to objects features in events in which a hand acted on an object that then produced a sound found that more skilled activity with objects during naturalistic play was associated with longer looking in response to a change in appearance, but not to achange in action. Expand
Age-related change in brain rhythms from early to middle childhood: Links to executive function.
Results characterizing age-related change in power in multiple brain rhythms over frontal and posterior regions under eyes closed and open conditions of rest in 3, 4, 5, and 9-year-old children are reported. Expand
Learning Words in Space and Time
Across three experiments, the mechanistic basis of the suspicious-coincidence effect showed that the presentation of multiple subordinate-level exemplars led to narrow generalization only when the exemplars were presented simultaneously, even when the number of exemplars was increased from three to six. Expand