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  • Look Me in the Eyeby John Elder Robison

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ?As sweet and funny and sad and true and heartfelt a memoir as one could find.? ?from the foreword by Augusten Burroughs Ever since he was young, John Robison longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits?an inclination to blurt out non sequiturs, avoid eye contact, dismantle... more...

  • 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 Marshmallow Testby Walter Mischel

    Transworld 2014; US$ 14.09

    A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behaviour later in life? Walter Mischel?s now iconic 'marshmallow test,' one of the most famous experiments in the history of psychology, proved that the ability to delay gratification... 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...

  • Parent-Child Socialization in Diverse Culturesby Jaipaul Roopnarine; D. Carter

    ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 140.00

    For applied developmental psychologists (professionals or graduate students) provides detailed descriptions of dramatically diverse cultures, addressing the role of culture in the functioning of families and the socialization of children (and providing readers with the basis for an increased sensitivity to the ways culture influences every aspect of... more...

  • The Psychology of Teen Violence and Victimization [2 volumes]by Michele Paludi

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 121.00

    While it's widely known that hate crimes represent a serious issue among today's adolescent population, most parents?and perhaps even some educators?may be unaware that gender-based violence is the most prevalent type of hate crime committed by and experienced by teens, and that adolescent girls are exposed to more violence than boys. A complete understanding... more...

  • Children's Moral Livesby Ruth Woods

    Wiley 2013; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89

    Children?s Moral Lives makes use of case studies, observation, interviews and questionnaires to offer a fascinating, behind-the-scenes view of children?s school lives and the complex moral issues and disputes they routinely negotiate The first ethnography of childhood to focus on children?s morality in the peer group Case studies shed light... more...