The Imitation of Gestures

A Technique for Studying the Body Schema and Praxis of Children Three to Six Years of Age

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Author: Jean Bergès,Irène Lézine

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483221520

Category: Science

Page: 128

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The Imitation of Gestures describes the sets of tests of the imitation of gestures in children performed by the examiner. These tests provide valuable information about the development of motor skills, particularly the right-left orientation in children from 4 to 8 years of age. This book is composed of two main sections encompassing 9 chapters. Part I presents the methods for studying the imitation of simple and complex gestures of the hands and arms. This part also covers the application of these methods to children who would be likely to have disturbances in motor and verbal development. The second part describes the supplementary tests to the Imitation of gestures test used for the study of body image. This part also deals with the intercorrelations between the results obtained on the different tests, namely, the Imitation of gestures, Drawn-a-man test, Grace Arthur mannequin puzzle, and the verbal test of naming and pointing to the body parts. Pediatricians, neurologists, and clinical psychologists will find this book rewarding.

The Imitative Mind

Development, Evolution and Brain Bases

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Author: Andrew N. Meltzoff,Wolfgang Prinz

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139439763

Category: Psychology

Page: N.A

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Imitation guides the behaviour of a range of species. Scientific advances in the study of imitation at multiple levels from neurons to behaviour have far-reaching implications for cognitive science, neuroscience, and evolutionary and developmental psychology. This volume, first published in 2002, provides a summary of the research on imitation in both Europe and America, including work on infants, adults, and nonhuman primates, with speculations about robotics. A special feature of the book is that it provides a concrete instance of the links between developmental psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science. It showcases how an interdisciplinary approach to imitation can illuminate long-standing problems in the brain sciences, including consciousness, self, perception-action coding, theory of mind, and intersubjectivity. The book addresses what it means to be human and how we get that way.

Clinical examinations in neurology

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Author: Mayo Clinic. Dept. of Neurology,Mayo Clinic. Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics,Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Ambulatory Pediatrics

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Author: Morris Green,Robert John Haggerty

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Ambulatory medical care for children

Page: 970

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Tests in Print

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Author: Oscar Krisen Buros

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Educational tests and measurements

Page: N.A

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Tests in Print II

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Author: Buros Institute

Publisher: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 1107

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Customers who place a standing order for the Tests in Print series or the Mental Measurements Yearbook series will receive a 10% discount on every volume. To place your standing order, please call 1-800-848-6224 (in the U.S.) or 919-966-7449 (outside the U.S.). Designed to complement the Mental Measurements Yearbooks, Tests in Print fills a pressing need for a comprehensive bibliography of all commercially available English language tests in print. Although these volumes are useful in and of themselves, their maximum usefulness requires the availability and use of the Mental Measurements Yearbooks. Although information on available tests and specific test bibliographies is valuable, the greatest service which Tests in Print can perform is to encourage test users to choose tests more wisely by consulting the MMY test reviews, test reviews from journals, and the professional literature on the construction, use, and validity of the tests being considered. Tests in Print II contains invaluable reference work for all test users lists: 2,467 tests published as separates which were in print as of early 1974 16,574 references through 1971 on specific tests a cumulative name index for each test with references a reprinting of the 1974 APA-AERA-NCME Standards for Educational and Psychological Tests a directly of 493 test publishers with complete listings of their tests a title index which includes both in-print and out-of-print tests an analytical author index a scanning index for quickly locating tests designed for a particular population.

Issues in Neurology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition

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Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963568

Category: Medical

Page: 3208

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Issues in Neurology Research and Practice / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Neurology Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Neurology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Neurology Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Neurology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Die Bücherdiebin

Roman

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Author: Markus Zusak

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3894804270

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

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Selbst der Tod hat ein Herz ... Molching bei München. Hans und Rosa Hubermann nehmen die kleine Liesel Meminger bei sich auf – für eine bescheidene Beihilfe, die ihnen die ersten Kriegsjahre kaum erträglicher macht. Für Liesel jedoch bricht eine Zeit voller Hoffnung, voll schieren Glücks an – in dem Augenblick, als sie zu stehlen beginnt. Anfangs ist es nur ein Buch, das im Schnee liegen geblieben ist. Dann eines, das sie aus dem Feuer rettet. Dann Äpfel, Kartoffeln und Zwiebeln. Das Herz von Rudi. Die Herzen von Hans und Rosa Hubermann. Das Herz von Max. Und das des Todes. Denn selbst der Tod hat ein Herz. „Die Bücherdiebin“ ist eine Liebesgeschichte, eine Hommage an Bücher und Worte und eine Erinnerung an die Macht der Sprache, die im Roman von Markus Zusak viele Facetten zeigt: den lakonisch-distanzierten Ton des Erzählers, Poesie und Zuversicht – und die reduzierte Sprache der Nazipropaganda.

Soziologie und Anthropologie

Band 2: Gabentausch - Todesvorstellung - Körpertechniken

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Author: Marcel Mauss

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 9783531171500

Category: Social Science

Page: 255

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Die in dieser zweibändigen Ausgabe zusammengefassten Aufsätze von Marcel Mauss haben nicht nur in der Soziologie zahlreiche Arbeiten maßgeblich beeinflusst. Der lange im Schatten seines Onkels Emile Durkheim stehende französische Sozialwissenschaftler ist heute weltweit so aktuell wie noch nie zuvor.

Das Denken von Kindern

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Author: Robert S. Siegler

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3486806424

Category: Psychology

Page: 560

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Bis in die jüngste Vergangenheit blieb uns der Zugang zu vielen der interessanten Aspekte des Denkens von Kindern verwehrt. Philosophen haben sich Jahrhunderte lang darum gestritten, ob Säuglinge die Welt als "strahlendes und dröhnendes Durcheinander" sehen oder ganz ähnlich wie ältere Kinder und Erwachsene. Erst mit der Entwicklung aufschlußreicher experimenteller Methoden in den vergangenen Jahren wurde die Antwort deutlich. Sogar Neugeborene sehen bestimmte Aspekte der Welt recht klar und mit 6 Monaten ähnelt die Wahrnehmung von Säuglingen der von Erwachsenen. Dies und andere Erkenntnisse über das Denken von Kindern sind Gegenstand dieses Buches.