Chapter 12. Engaging Minds in the First Year: The Developing Awareness of Attention and Intention

  1. J. Gavin Bremner2 and
  2. Theodore D. Wachs3
  1. Vasudevi Reddy

Published Online: 21 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327564.ch12

Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, The, Volume 1, Second Edition

Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, The, Volume 1, Second Edition

How to Cite

Reddy, V. (2010) Engaging Minds in the First Year: The Developing Awareness of Attention and Intention, in Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development, The, Volume 1, Second Edition (eds J. G. Bremner and T. D. Wachs), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327564.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lancaster University, UK

  2. 3

    Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. Portsmouth University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332735

Online ISBN: 9781444327564

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Keywords:

  • Engaging Minds in the First Year: The Developing Awareness of Attention and Intention;
  • Does It Matter If We Have a Disembodied and Disembedded Conception of Mind?;
  • Relating to others attending to oneself;
  • Issues in explaining the developing awareness of intentions;
  • “full-fledged intentional action”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Does It Matter If We Have a Disembodied and Disembedded Conception of Mind?

  • What is Attention?

  • What are Intentions?

  • Conclusion

  • References