a1 Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712. email@example.com http://www.psy.utexas.edu/psy/FACULTY/Markman/index.html
In order to develop sophisticated models of the core domains of knowledge that support complex cognitive processing in infants and children, developmental psychologists have mapped out the content of these knowledge domains. This research strategy may provide a blueprint for advancing research on adult cognitive processing. I illustrate this suggestion with examples from analogical reasoning and decision making.
(Online publication May 19 2011)