The aim of this book is to serve as an introduction to students and professionals who require an understanding of developmental psychology, but who have no background knowledge. The text outlines some of the main areas of developmental psychology, and as such, seeks to offer a broad overview of...
Published November 11th 2012 by Taylor & Francis
This new edition of the highly successful Fundamentals of Development: The Psychology of Childhood has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the exciting new findings in the thriving area of developmental psychology. The book addresses a number of fascinating questions including: Are...
Published October 25th 2012 by Psychology Press
The Psychology of Childhood
Fundamentals of Development: The Psychology of Childhood outlines the main areas of developmental psychology, following a thematic approach and offering a broad overview of contemporary interest in the subject. Straightforward language and ample illustrations introduce the reader to the key areas...
Published April 25th 2007 by Psychology Press
The Environmental Assessment Methods
In this book, the second of a three-volume series, leading authorities on the methodology of environmental assessment provide a unique insight into questions of critical importance to sustainable urban development. Using the framework and protocols set out in Volume 1, Volume 2 examines how well...
Published April 4th 2007 by Routledge
This fresh and dynamic book offers a thorough investigation into the development of the cognitive processes that underpin judgements about mental states (often termed 'theory of mind') and addresses specific issues that have not been adequately dealt with in the past, and which are now being raised...
Published July 5th 2000 by Psychology Press
Between Biology and the Social Sciences
Representing a wide range of disciplines -- biology, sociology, anthropology, economics, human ethology, psychology, primatology, history, and philosophy of science -- the contributors to this book recently spent a complete academic year at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) discussing...
Published June 30th 1997 by Psychology Press
A Review of Psychological Research and Theory
It seems the mind has evolved into such a powerful form that we are able to go beyond knowing the world and move towards knowing the mind itself. Being able to comprehend the mind permits smooth social interaction, since it allows us to anticipate the future actions of those around us. The...
Published December 4th 1996 by Psychology Press
Origins and Development
A major feature of human intelligence is that it allows us to contemplate mental life. Such an understanding is vital in enabling us to function effectively in social groups. This book examines the origins of this aspect of human intelligence. The five sections attempt firstly, to place human...
Published May 24th 1994 by Psychology Press