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  • Learning and the Infant Mindby Amanda Woodward; Amy Needham

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    When asking how cognition comes to takes it mature form, learning seems to be an obvious factor to consider. However, until quite recently, there has been very little contact between investigations of how infants learn and what infants know. The chapters in this book document, for the first time, the insights that emerge when researchers who come from... more...

  • Homophobic Bullyingby Ian Rivers

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Homophobic Bullying: Research and Theoretical Perspectives provides a review of key studies that have shaped the way we view homophobia in educational contexts. Using theories and ideas drawn from various disciplines, Rivers demonstrates how bullying is a complex social process wherein perpetrators are supported by active confederates, passive bystanders,... 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

    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$ 58.00

    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...

  • Unfinished Businessby Maggie Scarf

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 29.00

    ?An extraordinary panorama of women?s lives today.?? The New York Times Book Review In detailed, revealing portraits of women from their teens through their sixties, Maggie Scarf explores the core experiences of women?s lives and discovers what can happen when the days and years scurry by, leaving unfinished the tasks that transform us from child... more...

  • Rationality and Intelligenceby Jonathan Baron

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 37.00

    Rationality and Intelligence develops and justifies a prescriptive theory of rational thinking in terms of utility theory and the theory of rational life plans. more...

  • Persons in Contextby Niall Bolger; Avshalom Caspi; Geraldine Downey; Martha Moorehouse

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 37.00

    The goal of this 1989 volume is to enhance our understanding of human development in an evolving social context. more...