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Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

Series Editor: Margaret Harris

Current Issues in Developmental Psychology is a series of edited books that reflect the state-of-the-art areas of current and emerging interest in the psychological study of human development.

Each volume is tightly focused on a particular topic and consists of seven to ten chapters contributed by international experts. The editors of individual volumes are leading figures in their areas and provide an introductory overview.

Example topics include: developmental disorders, implicit knowledge, gender development, word learning and categorisation.

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  1. Trust and Skepticism

    Children's selective learning from testimony

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Robinson, Shiri Einav

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people deceive deliberately. As soon as children can learn from what others tell them, they...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Gender and Development

    Edited by Patrick Leman, Harriet Tenenbaum

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Children are born into a world infused with gendered information. An understanding of what it is to be a boy or girl can be critical in forming social relationships, social identities, and learning how to think and behave. Gender and Development is an important new volume that charts how children...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Current Issues in Developmental Disorders

    Edited by Chloë R. Marshall

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Cognitive development in children is a highly complex process which, while remarkably resilient, can be disrupted in a variety of ways. This volume focuses on two types of neurodevelopmental disorder: syndromic conditions such as fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome and...

    Published August 13th 2012 by Psychology Press

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Early Word Learning
    Edited by Gert Westermann, Nivedita Mani
    To Be Published August 31st 2015

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