IV. Cognitive dimensions of death in context.

  title={IV. Cognitive dimensions of death in context.},
  author={Karl S. Rosengren and Isabel T Guti{\'e}rrez and Stevie S Schein},
  journal={Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development},
  volume={79 1},
With this chapter we shift our attention from the affective dimensions of death to the cognitive dimensions. As discussed in Chapter I, there is a considerable body of research on children’s understanding of death within the cognitive developmental tradition.We begin this chapter by reviewing this research, concentrating primarily on children’s understanding of the subconcepts of death as a biological process. We also review intriguing findings that children have some understanding of death as… CONTINUE READING

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