The Power of Interest for Motivation and Engagement combines research from educational psychology and neuroscience to explain the important role of student interest in academics and life success. Drawing on cases both in and out of the classroom, the authors examine how interest is developed and...
To Be Published December 22nd 2015 by Routledge
One of the paradoxes in developmental theory is the child's simultaneous intrapsychic and interpsychic development. While the child is growing in mental capacity and struggling to define self, behaviors are also being learned whose function is to integrate self into a social network, which often...
Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press
Issues of Theory, Method, and Application
Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series
This book and the symposium on which it was based were designed to cross the boundaries of subdiscipline and theoretical orientation to address four critical issues in understanding development: explanation of change and development; the nature and process of change; forms of variability in...
Published July 1st 1997 by Psychology Press
Interest is just emerging as a critical bridge between cognitive and affective issues in both learning and development. This developing "interest" in interest appears to be linked to an increasing concern for studying the individual in context, examining affective variables as opposed to purely...
Published May 1st 1992 by Psychology Press