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- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Bauer, Patricia J. (series ed.)
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- 228 x 152 x 12 mm
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- 281 g
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What Heals and Why? Children's Understanding of Medical Treatments
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Kristi L. Lockhart is a Senior Lecturer and Research Scientist in the Department of Psychology at Yale University. A licensed clinical psychologist, her research focuses on children's social cognition, particularly optimism, person perception, and beliefs about the potential for change in self and others. Frank C. Keil is the Charles C. & Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of Psychology, Linguistics, and Cognitive Science at Yale University and Chair of the Department of Psychology. Much of his research involves asking how intuitive explanations and understandings emerge in development and how they are related to notions of cause, mechanism, and agency. Karl S. Rosengren is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on cognitive and motor development. Matthew J. Jiang is a PhD candidate in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research centers on how individuals conceptualize how to stay healthy, and whether these mental representations predict behavior. Charles W. Kalish is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work focuses on the development of inductive inference and social cognition. David Menendez is a PhD candidate in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on how cognitive constraints influence children's biological reasoning. Iseli G. Hernandez is a PhD candidate in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is interested in how parents transmit information about health and illness to their children and how this might vary across cultures.
CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION: UNDERSTANDING MEDICINES AND MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS...7 Kristi L. Lockhart and Frank C. Keil II. THE PROPER REALMS OF MEDICINES AND THEIR ALTERNATIVES: WHAT COUNT AS CURES?...33 Kristi L. Lockhart and Frank C. Keil III. TIME COURSES OF ILLNESSES AND TREATMENTS...63 Kristi L. Lockhart and Frank C. Keil IV. AGENCY AND SPATIAL PATTERNS OF ILLNESSES AND TREATMENTS...83 Kristi L. Lockhart and Frank C. Keil V. REASONING ABOUT SIDE EFFECTS: INFLUENCES OF TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL EXPECTATIONS...100 Kristi L. Lockhart and Frank C. Keil VI. TREATMENTS AND TRADEOFFS...123 Kristi L. Lockhart and Frank C. Keil VII. FOLK MEDICINE AND FOLK CURES...140 Kristi L. Lockhart and Frank C. Keil REFERENCES...159 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS...174 COMMENTARY COMMENTARY: WHAT HEALS AND WHY? CHILDREN'S UNDERSTANDING OF MEDICAL TREATMENTS...175 Karl S. Rosengren, Matthew J. Jiang, Charles W. Kalish, David Menendez, and Iseli G. Hernandez CONTRIBUTORS...184 SUBJECT INDEX...186