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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95
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 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
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...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 48.99 US$ 42.13
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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 223.95 US$ 194.09
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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 25.00 US$ 21.50
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 49.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 60.95
What is childhood and why, and how, did psychology come to be the arbiter of 'correct'or 'normal' development? How do actual lived childhoods connect with theories about child development? In this completely revised and updated edition, Deconstructing Developmental Psychology interrogates the assumptions and practices surrounding the psychology... more...
- Australian Academic Press 2007; US$ 11.99
This book doesnt shy away from many vexing and challenging issues, some of which have been debated by the profession for a very long time. Its audience is far more than advanced undergraduates, however. Due to its timely and specific relevance, it is as pertinent to the practising professional as it is to senior students who have decided that... more...