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Developmental

  • The Marshmallow Testby Walter Mischel

    Little, Brown and Company 2014; US$ 13.49

    Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. 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 behavior later in life? The world's leading expert... more...

  • No-Drama Disciplineby Daniel J. Siegel; Tina Payne Bryson

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.00

    The pioneering experts behind the bestselling The Whole-Brain Child ?Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the New York Times bestselling author of Brainstorm ?now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline. Highlighting the fascinating link between a child?s neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, ... more...

  • Age of Opportunityby Laurence Steinberg

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 28.00

    A leading authority draws on new research to explain why the adolescent years are so developmentally crucial, and what we must do to raise happier, more successful kids. Adolescence now lasts longer than ever before. And as world-renowned expert on adolescent psychology Dr. Laurence Steinberg argues, this makes these years the key period in determining... more...

  • The Little Book of Child and Adolescent Developmentby Karen Gilmore; Pamela Meersand

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    The Little Book of Child and Adolescent Development presents a modern, psychoanalytically-informed summary of how the mind develops from infancy through young adulthood. It is a comprehensive work that integrates analytic theories with a contemporary systems model of development, and also draws on scholarly research from neighboring fields. Key models... more...

  • Introduction to Family Processesby Randal Day; Randal D. Day

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.00

    What goes on "behind closed doors" in families is examined in this text. Through his storytelling style, Randy Day introduces readers to the family processes approach ? the strategies and behaviors families use to achieve goals. The emphasis is on how families work and interact rather than on the psychological, sociological, or economic processes.... more...

  • The Role of Gender in Educational Contexts and Outcomesby Lynn Liben; Rebecca S. Bigler

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 114.00

    Volume 47 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in the area of gender in educational, contexts and outcomes. A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including sexism, race and gender issues, sexual orientation, single-sex education, and physical education. Each chapter... more...

  • Child Development and Behavioral Pediatricsby Marc H. Bornstein; Janice L. Genevro

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    Being sick is a normal part of childhood, and being seriously ill is the unfortunate lot of many children. Every child in the United States has some contact with the healthcare system at some time, and it is estimated that one of every two children or adolescents is hospitalized as a result of illness or injury. Being injured, undergoing routine medical... more...

  • Twenty-Five Years of the Life Reviewby Robert Disch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this thought-provoking book, professionals in the field of aging examine the history and concept of the life review. The life review--a theory about the nature of the life cycle first presented in 1962--has become a foundation for program development with the elderly. This unique analysis of the life review goes beyond the early formulation both... more...

  • Children and Separationby Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    Childhood separation and loss have become virtually a way of life for a large number of children throughout the world. Children separated from their genetic parent(s) and consequently their genealogical, social and cultural roots due to processes such as adoption, parental divorce/separation, donor insemination, single parenthood by choice and child... more...

  • Great Myths of Agingby Joan T. Erber; Lenore T. Szuchman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    Great Myths of Aging looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths.   Reader-friendly structure breaks myths down into categories such as Body, Mind, and Living Contexts; and looks at myths from “Older people lose interest in... more...