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New and Published Books

  1. Culture and Human Development

    The Importance of Cross-Cultural Research for the Social Sciences

    Edited by Wolfgang Friedlmeier, Pradeep Chakkarath, Beate Schwarz

    As intercultural encounters between people in the modern world become more common, important questions have been raised about the nature of culture-specific differences and similarities. Focusing on the relationship between culture and human development, this timely book offers an interdisciplinary...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Individual Development and Evolution

    The Genesis of Novel Behavior

    By Gilbert Gottlieb

    This work is intended to portray the interrelationship of heredity, individual development, and the evolution of species in a way that can be understood by nonspecialists. In striving to offer a straightforward historical exposition of the complex topic of nature and nurture, the author tells the...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Gender Development

    By Judith E. Owen Blakemore, Sheri A. Berenbaum, Lynn S. Liben

    This new text offers a unique developmental focus on gender. Gender development is examined from infancy through adolescence, integrating biological, socialization, and cognitive perspectives. The book’s current empirical focus is complemented by a lively and readable style that includes anecdotes...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Children's Language

    Volume 11: Interactional Contributions To Language Development

    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Ayhan Aksu-Ko‡, Carolyn E. Johnson, Ayhan Aksu-Koc

    These volumes present coherent sets of papers developed along two of the thematic lines that underscored the program of the meeting of the International Association for the Study of Child Language in Istanbul in the summer of 1996. Thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the state of child...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Working Memory and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    Edited by Tracy Packiam Alloway, Susan E. Gathercole

    Short-term or working memory - the capacity to hold and manipulate information mentally over brief periods of time - plays an important role in supporting a wide range of everyday activities, particularly in childhood. Children with weak working memory skills often struggle in key areas...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Vygotsky at Work and Play

    By Lois Holzman

    Vygotsky at Work and Play relates the discoveries and insights of Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky to ordinary people and their communities. The author—working with her intellectual partner Fred Newman—has advanced a unique performance-based methodology of development and learning that draws upon...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Unity and Modularity in the Mind and Self

    Studies on the Relationships between Self-awareness, Personality, and Intellectual Development from Childhood to Adolescence

    By Andreas Demetriou, Smaragda Kazi

    Series: Routledge Research International Library of Psychology

    This book explores the relationships between intellectual development, self and personality, and proposes a comprehensive theory which answers such fundamental questions as: how do humans become aware of themselves? How do people come to know and influence each other? These questions are answered...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. The After-school Lives of Children

    Alone and With Others While Parents Work

    By Deborah Belle

    Based on research about after-school experiences and dilemmas conducted over a four-year period with employed parents and their children, this book draws on the stories these parents and children told--often using their actual words--to emphasize the wide variety of children's after-school...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Men in Families

    When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of advocacy groups, and in think tanks. Therefore,...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Technical Foundations for Measuring Ego Development

    The Washington University Sentence Completion Test

    By Le Xuan Hy, Le Xuan Hy

    Edited by Jane Loevinger

    This book describes the evolution of the Washington University Sentence Completion Test (SCT), a major measure of ego development, from an intuitive rating scale to an empirically derived reliable and valid personality test. The authors recount the complete history of the SCT, which begins with the...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Psychology Press