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  1. Threats To Optimal Development

    Integrating Biological, Psychological, and Social Risk Factors: the Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 27

    Edited by Charles A. Nelson

    Psychology's recent immersion in risk research has introduced a new variant in which the focus is not solely on disease, but also on the effects and consequences produced by the multiple aspects of risk on individual adaptation. Variations in such patterns of adaptation signal the entrance of...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 24

    Edited by Megan R. Gunnar, Charles A. Nelson

    This volume provides an introduction to current research on the relation between brain development and the development of cognitive, linguistic, motor, and emotional behavior. At least two audiences will benefit from this book: psychologists interested in brain development, and neuroscientists...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Action As An Organizer of Learning and Development

    Volume 33 in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology Series

    Edited by John J. Rieser, Jeffrey J. Lockman, Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    This is the 33rd volume in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology held in October 2002. The symposium was held to honor the scientific and mentoring contributions of Anne Danielson Pick and Herbert L. Pick, Jr.--two longtime and beloved professors of the Institute of Child Development. It...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. The Effects of Early Adversity on Neurobehavioral Development

    Edited by Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    There has been a burgeoning of interest in the relation between biological development--particularly brain development--and behavioral development. This shift in focus does a better job of reflecting the whole child and all of development. Not surprisingly, many of the individuals who are concerned...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Basic and Applied Perspectives on Learning, Cognition, and Development

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 28

    Edited by Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    Although current views of cognitive development owe a great deal to Jean Piaget, this field has undergone profound change in the years since Piaget's death. This can be witnessed both in the influence connectionist and dynamical system models have exerted on theories of cognition and language, and...

    Published September 30th 1995 by Psychology Press

  6. Memory and Affect in Development

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 26

    Edited by Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    As in recent years, a thematic concept was selected over a general one for the 26th annual Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology. In this case the relation between memory and affect was targeted for two reasons. The first concerned the a priori theoretical relation between these content areas....

    Published March 31st 1993 by Psychology Press

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