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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Relationships as Developmental Contexts

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 30

    Edited by W. Andrew Collins, Brett Laursen

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    The volume's topic was chosen in part because of the rapidly growing salience of dyadic research perspectives in developmental psychology, but also in social psychology and in fields such as communication and family studies. It provides the most complete representation now available on current...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Cultural Processes in Child Development

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 29

    Edited by Ann S. Masten

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    The chapters of this volume were originally presented at the 29th Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology. The focus of this symposium on cultural processes in child development emerged from the growing recognition among those at the Institute of Child Development and many others in the field that...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Child Psychology in Retrospect and Prospect

    in Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the institute of Child Development

    Edited by Willard W. Hartup, Richard A. Weinberg

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    This 32nd volume of the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology celebrates the 75th anniversary of the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development. All eight essays are devoted to developmental science, its history, and current status. Taken together, the chapters in this book show how...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Multilevel Dynamics in Developmental Psychopathology

    Pathways to the Future: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 34

    Edited by Ann S. Masten

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    This latest volume in The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series highlights recent research across multiple levels of analysis to understand processes that shape development toward and away from behavioral problems and disorders over the life course, including the pathways to mental health....

    Published November 13th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. 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

  8. Threats To Optimal Development

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

    Edited by Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    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...

    Published August 31st 1994 by Psychology Press

  9. 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

  10. Modularity and Constraints in Language and Cognition

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 25

    Edited by Megan R. Gunnar, Michael Maratsos

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    One of the central problems in the study of modern cognition is the degree to which higher cognition is modularized: that is, how much are higher functions carried out by domain-specific, specialized, cognitive subsystems, rather than a highly general cognitive learning and inferring device? To...

    Published August 31st 1992 by Psychology Press

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