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New and Published Books

  1. A Clinician's Guide to Normal Cognitive Development in Childhood

    Edited by Elizabeth Hollister Sandberg, Becky Spritz

    Clinicians and practitioners-in-training can often lose sight of the normal developmental landscape that underlies behavior, especially in the field of cognitive development. It exists in an insular bubble within the broader field of psychology, and within each sub-domain there is a wide continuum...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Attachment

    Expanding the Cultural Connections

    Edited by Phyllis Erdman, Kok-Mun Ng

    Attachment: Expanding the Cultural Connections is an exciting exploration of the latest trends in the theory and application of attachment within cross-cultural settings. The book's insightful analysis, remarkable case studies, and groundbreaking research make it essential reading...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships

    A Clinician's Guide

    Edited by Jon Carlson, Len Sperry

    The loss of intimacy is one of the most difficult—but also one of the most common—factors in the destruction of any relationship. Recovering Intimacy in Love Relationships lays out practical, evidence-based guidelines on which clinicians can depend as they wade through the intense emotions and...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Subtypes of Learning Disabilities

    Theoretical Perspectives and Research

    Edited by Lynne V. Feagans, Elizabeth J. Short

    Although experts agree that various types of learning disabilities do exist, few attempts have been made to classify learning disabled children into subtypes. The editors of this collection feel that the lack of subcategorization has frustrated previous research efforts to obtain a generalizable...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Parent-child Relations Throughout Life

    Edited by Karl Pillemer, Kathleen McCartney

    The study of parent-child relationships has long been of interest to behavioral scientists, both for its theoretical importance and for its practice and policy implications. There are, however, certain limitations to the knowledge in this area. First, research on parents and children is spread...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Constraints on Language Acquisition

    Studies of Atypical Children

    Edited by Helen Tager-Flusberg

    After decades of research most scholars generally agree that language acquisition is a complex and multifaceted process that involves the interaction of innate biologically-based mechanisms devoted to language, other non-linguistic cognitive and social mechanisms, linguistic input, and information...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. The Psychology of Learning Science

    Edited by Shawn M. Glynn, Bruce K. Britton

    Focusing on the teaching and learning of science concepts at the elementary and high school levels, this volume bridges the gap between state-of-the-art research and classroom practice in science education. The contributors -- science educators, cognitive scientists, and psychologists -- draw clear...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Context and Development

    Edited by Robert Cohen, Alexander W. Siegel

    The purpose of this book is to explore meaningful integrations of developmental processes and functioning with conceptualizations of "context" -- a term traditionally denoting physical settings, social arenas, or perceptual or social backdrops in relation to a focal point. However, the study of...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. The Development and Meaning of Psychological Distance

    Edited by Rodney R. Cocking, K. Ann Renninger

    One of the paradoxes in developmental theory is the child's simultaneous intrapsychic and interpsychic development. While the child is growing in mental capacity and struggling to define self, behaviors are also being learned whose function is to integrate self into a social network, which often...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Life-span Developmental Psychology

    Perspectives on Stress and Coping

    Edited by E. Mark Cummings, Anita L. Greene

    Although there has been a significant increase in studies of stress and coping processes in recent years, researchers have often approached these topics from rather narrow and constrained perspectives. Furthermore, little communication has occurred across disciplines and research directions,...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press