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  • Family Systems and Life-span Developmentby Kurt Kreppner; Richard M. Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This interdisciplinary volume presents international research and theories focusing on the development of the individual across the life span. Centering on "family" as the key context influencing, and being influenced by the developing person, the contributors to this volume discuss an array of theoretical models, methodological strategies, and substantive... more...

  • Reasoning, Necessity, and Logicby Willis F. Overton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    A presentation of current work that systematically explores and articulates the nature, origin and development of reasoning, this volume's primary aim is to describe and examine contemporary theory and research findings on the topic of deductive reasoning. Many contributors believe concepts such as "structure," "competence," and "mental logic" are... more...

  • Social Structure and Agingby K. Warner Schaie; Carmi Schooler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This volume presents a systematic examination of the impact of social structures on individual behaviors and on their development in adulthood and old age. These papers and responses attempt to improve the reciprocal relationship between changes in social macro- and micro-structures and the process of psychological development in relation to issues... more...

  • Age Structuring in Comparative Perspectiveby David I. Kertzer; K. Warner Schaie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This volume studies age as a basis for social organization by uniting research from the social science disciplines while implementing both cross-cultural and historical perspectives. The contributors, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, advance our understanding of age structuring by relating the changing societal level processes and... more...

  • Working with Piagetby Anastasia Tryphon; Jacques Voneche

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    For fifty years Bärbel Inhelder (1913-1997) was the research companion of Jean Piaget. In this unique volume, published in her honour, leading international researchers examine the various aspects of her work and ideas and her contribution to developmental psychology. Following an initial chapter establishing Inhelder's stature as an independent researcher... more...

  • Moodby Patrick M. Burke

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    A reader-friendly yet in-depth overview of the latest research on mood as the way we are tuned to the world.        This book examines the central role that mood plays in determining our outlook on life and our ability to cope with its challenges. The central theme is that mood determines how we are tuned to the world. Tuning emerges over the course... more...

  • Developing Talent Across the Lifespanby PETER HEYMANS; CORNELIS F M VAN LIESHOUT

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume presents fascinating new theoretical perspectives and empirical findings on the life-span development of talent. It shows how talents are the result of the acquisition of a sequence of skills and how the acquisition of these skills is facilitated by changes in the individual's environment. It explores to what degree the development of high... more...

  • Agencyby James Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The idea behind this book is that developing a conception of the physical world and a conception of mind is impossible without the exercise of agency, meaning "the power to alter at will one's perceptual inputs". The thesis is derived from a philosphical account of the role of agency in knowledge.; The book is divided into three parts. In Part One,... more...

  • Tell Me a Storyby Elaine PhD Reese

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 21.99 US$ 18.91

    In Tell Me a Story Dr. Elaine Reese explains how storytelling is valuable for children's language, emotional development, coping, self-concept, and sense of belonging. more...

  • Advances in Clinical Child Psychologyby Benjamin Lahey

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Advances in Clinical Child Psychology is a serial publication designed to bring together original summaries of the most important new develop­ ments in the field of clinical psychology and its related disciplines. Each chapter is written by a key figure in an innovative area of research or by an individual who is particularly well qualified to comment... more...