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Developmental psychology

  • Social Deviancy and Adolescent Personalityby John C. Ball

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this study, 224 ninth graders from two similar Kentucky towns were obtained by means of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory. They were divided into various groups and analyzed in relation to a number of background factors and their resulting personality patterns. The emergence of various group patterns in this study demonstrates that... more...

  • Exploring Cognitive Developmentby Alison F. Garton

    Wiley 2015; US$ 57.95

    This book uses the paradigm of the child as a problem solver to examine various theories of cognitive development. Provides balanced coverage of a broad range of contemporary theories. Focuses on collaborative tasks which are carried out with other children or adults. Asks whether social interaction is the key to improvement in problem solving... more...

  • The Happy Sleeperby Julie Wright; Heather Turgeon; Daniel J. Siegel

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 20.99

    A research-based guide to helping children do what comes naturally ? sleep through the night. Many parents feel pressured to ?train? babies and young children to sleep. Sometimes hours are spent rocking, singing, and coaxing. But kids don?t need to be trained ? they?re built to sleep. Over time, all that cajoling can have the opposite... more...

  • Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Out-of-School Time Settingsby Jean L. Wiecha; Georgia Hall

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    The evidence base of the impact and effectiveness of healthy eating and physical activity interventions in the out-of-school setting is continuing to emerge. By sponsoring this special issue, the National AfterSchool Association provides a platform for the sharing of a range of research studies that can inform and shape current discussion of best policies... more...

  • Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionalsby Avidan Milevsky

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00

    Promotes an in-depth understanding of adolescent development that can be immediately applied to effective treatment. Adolescence is a distinct and complex stage of development, and successful interventions with this population require an in-depth understanding of the many forces affecting them. This is a practical, thorough, yet concise survey of adolescent... more...

  • Our Children and Other Animalsby Matthew Cole; Kate Stewart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With close attention to the dominant practices through which children encounter animals and mainstream representations of animals in children's... more...

  • Inklusion im Förderschwerpunkt emotionale und soziale Entwicklungby Roland Stein; Thomas Müller

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 25.20

    Der Umgang mit Verhaltensstörungen bildet einen der Brennpunkte der Schulentwicklung in den nächsten Jahren und eine Nagelprobe der Inklusion. Verhaltensstörungen sind nicht nur verbreitet und vielfältig; sie stellen die Lehrkräfte auch vor erhebliche Probleme. Das Buch zeichnet zunächst ein exaktes Bild der gegenwärtigen schulischen Situation in diesem... more...

  • Cognitive and Affective Growth (PLE: Emotion)by Shapiro Edna; Evelyn Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Originally published in 1981, this title is a collection of chapters based on papers presented at a conference called to explore what the editors called a developmental?interaction point of view ? an approach to developmental psychology and education that stresses these interactive and reciprocal relations. The contributors, although from diverse... more...

  • Made for Life (PLE: Emotion)by Johanna Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    Originally published in 1980, this title considers the relationship between feeling able to cope and being able to learn ? that is, the interdependence of affect and cognition in children under five. It argues that in order to make full use of his cognitive capacities the child must first develop the belief that he is able to cope and be effective.... more...

  • Do Not Go Quietlyby George Cappannelli; Sedena Cappannelli

    Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 14.95

    Winner of9 national book awards, Do Not Go Quietly is an inspiring call to action and guide to a life of grater meaning, consciousness, and passion for those ""who weren't born yesterday""—GenXers, Boomers, and Elders. It aslo speaks honestly and eloquently to those under 40 who want to better naviage the path ahead and... more...