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  • What's Going on in There?by Lise Eliot

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 20.00

    As a research neuroscientist, Lise Eliot has made the study of the human brain her life's work. But it wasn't until she was pregnant with her first child that she became intrigued with the study of brain development. She wanted to know precisely how the baby's brain is formed, and when and how each sense, skill, and cognitive ability is developed.... more...

  • Emotional Life of the Toddlerby Alicia F. Lieberman

    Free Press 1995; US$ 15.00

    Although a number of books discuss the physical and cognitive abilities of the toddler, Alicia F. Lieberman?s is the first to examine the varied and intense emotional life of children from ages one to three in Emotional Life of the Toddler . Any parent who has followed an active toddler around for a day knows that a child of this age is a whirlwind... more...

  • The Handbook of Child Lifeby Richard A. Thompson

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 59.95

    It has been said that the moral test of a society is how it treats its most vulnerable citizens. Those who enter the field of child life daily encounter those in our society who are among the most vulnerable . . . vulnerable because of their age and their ways of interpreting the world, vulnerable because of their physical circumstances, vulnerable... more...

  • Entering the Child's Mindby Herbert P. Ginsburg

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This is the first comprehensive treatment of the theory and practice of the clinical interview method. more...

  • The Cultural Nature of Human Developmentby Barbara Rogoff

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 20.99 US$ 18.05

    The Cultural Nature of Human Development presents an account of human development that looks at both the differences and similarities among cultures. Beyond demonstrating that "culture matters," Rogoff focuses on how culture matters in human development--what patterns help make sense of the cultural aspects of human development? Rogoff integrates... more...

  • Visual Perception and Action in Sportby Keith Davids; A Mark Williams; John G. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 84.95

    Athletes are dependent upon a constant supply of accurate and reliable information from the environment whilst performing complex movements. Visual Perception and Action in Sport examines the information which is perceived by the human visual system and the way it is utilised to support actions in sport. It focuses attention on the rich diversity... more...

  • Feral Children and Clever Animalsby Douglas K. Candland

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    In this provocative book, Douglas Candland shows that as we begin to understand the way animals and non-speaking humans "think," we hold up a mirror of sorts to our own mental world, and gain profound insights into human nature.Weaving together diaries, contemporary newspaper accounts, and his own enlightening commentary, Candland brings to life a... more...

  • Temperament in Contextby Theodore D. Wachs; Robert R. McCrae; Geldolph A. Kohnstamm

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95

    Although the importance of context has been emphasized by temperament researchers, until now there has been remarkably little systematic research on the unique role specific aspects of context play in the development and impact of temperament. The goal of this volume is to systematize current knowledge and theory on the role played by specific aspects... more...

  • Formative Experiencesby Carol M. Worthman; Paul M. Plotsky; Daniel S. Schechter; Constance A. Cummings

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    Explores the formative effects of children's early life experiences, with an emphasis on interactions among neurodevelopmental, behavioral and cultural dynamics. more...

  • The Myth of the First Three Yearsby John Bruer

    Free Press 2010; US$ 18.95

    Most parents today have accepted the message that the first three years of a baby's life determine whether or not the child will grow into a successful, thinking person. But is this powerful warning true? Do all the doors shut if baby's brain doesn't get just the right amount of stimulation during the first three years of life? Have discoveries from... more...