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- DescriptionInvestigates the acquisition and use of geocentric spatial language for children in Bali, India, Nepal, and Switzerland.
- Author BiographyPierre R. Dasen is Professor Emeritus of anthropology of education and cross-cultural psychology at the University of Geneva. He is the co-author (with J. Berry, Y. Poortinga and M. Segall) of two widely circulated textbooks of cross-cultural psychology. His field of expertise is cross-cultural developmental psychology, and particularly culture and cognition. He has been a research assistant to J. Piaget at the University of Geneva, where he has been teaching for twenty years; he has also been associated with the Australian National University, the Universite de Montreal, the University of Nairobi, and the Universities of Nice, Fribourg, Lyon II and EHESS in Paris. He has carried out research in Australia, Canada, the Cote d'Ivoire, Kenya and Papua New Guinea, in addition to the research in Indonesia, India and Nepal reported in this volume. P. Dasen has been influential in founding the Association pour la Recherche Interculturelle (ARIC), a Francophone association for cross-cultural research. He is also an honorary member of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP) and a past or current member of many other professional associations. Ramesh C. Mishra is Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. His principal interest is in cultural influences on human development, and he has contributed numerous articles to professional journals, both in India and abroad, in the fields of cognition, acculturation, schooling, and cross-cultural studies.
- Author(s)Pierre R. Dasen,Ramesh Chandra Mishra
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication12/08/2010
- Series TitleCambridge Studies in Cognitive & Perceptual Development
- Series Part/Volume Number12
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Weight770 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine23 mm
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