The foundations of psychological understanding.

  title={The foundations of psychological understanding.},
  author={Usha Goswami},
  journal={Developmental science},
  volume={9 6},
In this paper, I review some recent submissions to Developmental Science that advance our understanding of psychological development. More and more submissions to the journal explore the origins of knowledge and, for psychological knowledge, such origins are multiple. Here I consider the contribution of mechanisms such as contingency detection, gaze following and gaze monitoring, social referencing and joint attention to emergent psychological understanding. I also consider infant understanding… CONTINUE READING

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