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- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00
This important new book, edited by two distinguished psychologists, explores the relationship between personality and development and is unique in focussing on successful development, where developmental psychology in the past seems to have focused almost entirely on problem behaviour and risk of maladaption. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 44.95
This clear and authoritative text provides a trenchant critique of dichotomous thinking and goes on to describe and exemplify an alternative view of development, showing the power of ecological and dynamic systems perspectives. Thematic chapters identify the classic assumptions of the nature-nurture debate and present the reader with new ways of thinking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 120.00
Developmental changes in cognitive abilities in childhood have long been of interest to researchers across many fields, including behavioral sciences, communications, education, and medicine. With the publication of research findings showing individual differences in the development of children's learning skills has come the realization that models,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 90.00
This 32nd volume of the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology celebrates the 75th anniversary of the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development. All eight essays are devoted to developmental science, its history, and current status. Taken together, the chapters in this book show how the history of science connects past and future, how... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 48.99
The aim of this book is to define and discuss the key issues raised by new findings in the study of quantitative development. One basic question addressed is how the abilities reported in infants and young children relate to later development. In some accounts, one is left with the impression that infants possess all the fundamental skills that make... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 41.00
Infants' Sense of People focusses on infants during their first year of life, exploring how they begin to think about other people, their feelings, emotions and intentions, and how they become aware of these aspects of their own development. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 46.00
The book reports results from two major research studies of behavior development from adolescence into adulthood. The studies seek to identify predictors of adult outcomes from individual differences in children's behavior, as rated by the children, themselves, their parents, teachers, and peers and from characteristic differences in families. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 25.00
Marjorie Taylor provides an informed look at current thinking about pretend friends, dispelling any myths about them. Not only are imaginary companions surprisingly common, the children who have them tend to be less shy than other children, and are also better able to focus their attention and to see things from another person's perspective. more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2006; US$ 195.00
The Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development presents a comprehensive summary of research into child development from age two to seven. Comprises 30 contributions from both established scholars and emerging leaders in the field The editors have a distinguished reputation in early childhood development Covers biological development,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 224.00
Exploring the relationship between environment and identity for older people, this ethnographic study features older people who talk about their situations and experiences of space and place. It also examines the experience of men and women of different ages and cultures living in a range of different kinds of places. more...