Chapter 5. Neuroscience Perspectives on Infant Development

  1. Gavin Bremner and
  2. Alan Slater
  1. Mark H. Johnson and
  2. Annette Karmiloff-Smith

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752180.ch5

Theories of Infant Development

Theories of Infant Development

How to Cite

Johnson, M. H. and Karmiloff-Smith, A. (2004) Neuroscience Perspectives on Infant Development, in Theories of Infant Development (eds G. Bremner and A. Slater), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470752180.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631233374

Online ISBN: 9780470752180



  • neuroscience;
  • infant development;
  • developmental psychology;
  • evolutionary theory;
  • cognitive development


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Biology and Cognitive Development

  • Human Brain Development

  • Interactive Specialization

  • Atypical Development and Interactive Specialization

  • Conclusion