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Developmental psychology

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  • The Praeger Handbook of Play across the Life Cycle: Fun from Infancy to Old Ageby Luciano L'Abate

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 66.00

    Most American adults have little respect for play, for themselves or, increasingly, for their children. Are we losing anything with this attitude? Yes, says longtime clinical psychologist Luciano L'Abate. In a book that has a message for us all, L'Abate presents research showing that play, as one scholar put it, "is not a luxury, but rather a crucial... more...

  • Playby Stuart Brown; Christopher Vaughan

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    Read Stuart Brown's posts on the Penguin Blog. From a leading expert, a groundbreaking book on the science of play, and its essential role in fueling our happiness and intelligence throughout our lives We've all seen the happiness on the face of a child while playing in the school yard. Or the blissful abandon of a golden retriever racing... more...

  • Children Mourning, Mourning Childrenby Kenneth J. Doka

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.75

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Cultural Nature of Human Developmentby Barbara Rogoff

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 30.99

    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...

  • The Girls' Guide to Friendsby Julie Taylor

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 12.00

    Hey, girlfriend! Would you just die if your best friend moved away? Or what if that guy chatting you up in science class turns out to have a crush on your pal and not you? Are you fighting with a friend because she is constantly breaking plans with you to hang with her “cooler” buddies? Do you wish you could come up with more creative ways to spend... more...

  • Children's Friendships In Culturally Diverse Classroomsby James G. Deegan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.66

    Using material from American, Australian and British empirical studies, this book examines children's interests, needs, assets and capacities in multicultural classrooms and provides international comparisons on what it is like to "be" and "have" friends. The book also explores children's developing ideas of friendships and how they are linked to peer... more...

  • Paths to Successful Developmentby Lea Pulkkinen; Avshalom Caspi

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 35.00

    This important new book explores the relationship between personality and development from a life-course perspective. more...

  • Japanese Frames of Mindby Hidetada Shimizu; Robert A. LeVine

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 41.00

    Japanese Frames of Mind asks, 'What challenge does Japanese psychology offer to Western psychology'? more...

  • Developmental Psychologyby Keith Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.43

    This clear and authoritative text provides a trenchant critique of dichotomous thinking and goes on to describe and exemplify an alternative view of development, showing the power of ecological and dynamic systems perspectives. Thematic chapters identify the classic assumptions of the nature-nurture debate and present the reader with new ways of thinking... more...

  • Developmental Variations in Learningby Victoria J. Molfese

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.89

    Developmental changes in cognitive abilities in childhood have long been of interest to researchers across many fields, including behavioral sciences, communications, education, and medicine. With the publication of research findings showing individual differences in the development of children's learning skills has come the realization that models,... more...