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Studies in Developmental Psychology

Series Editor: Charles Hulme

Studies in Developmental Psychology is a series of edited texts covering a wide range of topics in developmental psychology (including social development, cognitive development, developmental neuroscience, and language development). These books are aimed at advanced undergraduate or graduate students, and each gives an up-to-date overview of a given area with chapters written by leading experts in each field.

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1-10 of 14 results in Studies in Developmental Psychology
  1. Infant EEG and Event-Related Potentials

    Edited by Michelle de Haan

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    Infancy is a time of rapid growth, when brain plasticity is at a maximum. Event-related potentials (ERPs) are one of the few methods that can easily and safely be used to study this process, and have led to exciting discoveries about human brain functioning and the neural basis of cognition. Over...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Development

    Edited by Michelle de Haan, Mark H. Johnson

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    How are the experiences of childhood incorporated into the structures of the developing brain, and how do these changes in the brain influence behaviour? This is one of the many questions motivating research in the relatively new field of developmental cognitive neuroscience. This book provides an...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. The Development of Memory in Infancy and Childhood

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mary Courage, Nelson Cowan

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    Human memory is not only the repository of our past but the essence of who we are. As such, it is of enduring fascination. We marvel at its resilience in some situations and its fragility in others. The origin of this extraordinary cognitive capacity in infancy and childhood is the focus of...

    Published September 9th 2008 by Psychology Press

  4. Children's Understanding of Society

    Edited by Martyn Barrett, Eithne Buchanan-Barrow

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    A state-of-the-art review of the research in this area, this collection covers children's understanding of family, school, economics, race, politics and gender roles. Recent changes and trends in research are summarised. This is explained in terms of a progression from the Piagetian stages model of...

    Published December 10th 2004 by Psychology Press

  5. Connectionist Models of Development

    Developmental Processes in Real and Artificial Neural Networks

    Edited by Philip T. Quinlan

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    Connectionist Models of Development is an edited collection of essays on the current work concerning connectionist or neural network models of human development. The brain comprises millions of nerve cells that share myriad connections, and this book looks at how human development in these systems...

    Published May 22nd 2003 by Psychology Press

  6. The Development of Intelligence

    Edited by Mike Anderson

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    The Development of Intelligence is an attempt to influence the next generation who will research the central question of this book - what is the nature of intelligence and how does it develop? The book provides a contemporary review of methods and theories of the development of intellectual...

    Published August 10th 2000 by Psychology Press

  7. The Development of Mathematical Skills

    Edited by Chris Donlan

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    Current research into the psychology of children's mathematics is extremely diverse. The present volume reflects this diversity; it is unique in its breadth, bringing together accounts of cutting-edge research from widely differing, sometimes opposing viewpoints. The reader with a grounding in...

    Published March 2nd 2000 by Psychology Press

  8. Perceptual Development

    Visual, Auditory and Speech Perception in Infancy

    Edited by Alan Slater

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    To make sense of the world, infants have to perceive it, and research into the development of sensory and perceptual abilities is one of the most exciting and important areas of infancy research. This book aims both to reflect current knowledge of perceptual development and to point to some of...

    Published September 9th 1999 by Psychology Press

  9. The Development of Language

    Edited by Martyn Barrett

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    This book presents a general overview of our current knowledge of language development in children. All the principal strands of language development are covered, including phonological, lexical, syntactic and pragmatic development; bilingualism; precursors to language development in infancy; and...

    Published September 2nd 1999 by Psychology Press

  10. The Social Child

    Edited by Anne Campbell, Steve Muncer

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    Research in the field of human social development is moving at an astonishing pace. Within psychology, children's social behaviour has attracted interest from cognitive, social, clinical, and educational psychologists employing a wide variety of techniques that range from conversational analysis to...

    Published February 2nd 1999 by Psychology Press

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