A Dynamic Systems Approach to Development: Applications

  title={A Dynamic Systems Approach to Development: Applications},
  author={Linda B. Smith and Esther Thelen},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
1)evelopmental scientists have always been receptive to d!naniic systems because they come face to face with complexity, nonlinearity, and context dependency every la!^. The works o f scientists froni Werner and von Bertnlanffy through Piaget, Lerner, Sameroff, and Gottlieb kittest t o this receptivity. It still seems that the broad scholarly environment became interested only recently in the very general principles o f process and change. The enthusiasm for this approach expressed by the… CONTINUE READING

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