Drawing And Looking

Drawing And Looking

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An account of recent theoretical developments in the psychology of children's drawings. It reports on developments such as neuropsychological and information processing models of drawing and picture perception, and provides links with research into the child's theory of mind.
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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 155 x 232 x 10mm | 287g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 0745015719
  • 9780745015712

Table of contents

Introduction, Christiane Lange-Kuttner and Glyn Thomas; the myth of the sensory core - the traditional versus the ecological approach to children's drawings, Alan Costall; an information-processing approach to drawing development, John Willats; observational, experimental and neuropsychological studies of drawing, Peter van Sommers; from line to outline, John M. Kennedy et al; the transformation of figurative thought - implications of Piaget and Inhelder's developmental theory for children's drawings, Christiane Lange-Kuttner and Emiel Reith; a neo-Piagetian approach to children's drawings, Sergio Morra; the role of drawing strategies and skills, Glyn V. Thomas; children's understanding about pictures, Rebecca Nye et al; the emergence of a framework theory of pictorial reasoning, Norman Freeman; the psychological function of children's drawing - a Vygotskian perspective, Anna Stetsenko; the contribution of social factors to the development of graphic competence, Christiane Lange-Kuttner and Wolfgang Edelstein.
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