18. Self-Organization in Developmental Processes: Can Systems Approaches Work?

  1. Mark H. Johnson,
  2. Yuko Munakata and
  3. Rick O. Gilmore
  1. Esther Thelen

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch18

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

How to Cite

Thelen, E. (2005) Self-Organization in Developmental Processes: Can Systems Approaches Work?, in Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition (eds M. H. Johnson, Y. Munakata and R. O. Gilmore), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217367

Online ISBN: 9780470753507

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Keywords:

  • computational levels;
  • dynamic systems;
  • complex systems;
  • genetics;
  • developmental disorders

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Pattern Formation in Complex and Developing Systems

  • Using Dynamical Systems Principles to Understand Development:

  • Some Examples

  • An Empirical Strategy Based on Systems Principles

  • A Synergetic Approach to Locomotor Development

  • Conclusion