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Forthcoming Developmental Psychology Books

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  1. Children's Drawings of the Human Figure

    By Maureen V. Cox

    The human figure is one of the earliest topics drawn by the young child and remains popular throughout childhood and into adolescence. When it first emerges, however, the human figure in the child's drawing is very bizarre: it appears to have no torso and its arms, if indeed it has any, are...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Agency

    Its Role In Mental Development

    By James Russell

    The idea behind this book is that developing a conception of the physical world and a conception of mind is impossible without the exercise of agency, meaning "the power to alter at will one's perceptual inputs". The thesis is derived from a philosphical account of the role of agency in knowledge.;...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Fathers Who Fail

    Shame and Psychopathology in the Family System

    By Melvin R. Lansky

    Despite the burgeoning literature on the role of the father in child development and on fathering as a developmental stage, surprisingly little has been written about the psychiatrically impaired father. In Fathers Who Fail, Melvin Lansky remedies this glaring lacuna in the literature. ...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Security of Attachment and the Social Development of Cognition

    By Elizabeth Meins

    Security of Attachment and the Social Development of Cognition investigates how children's security of attachment in infancy is related to various aspects of their cognitive development over the preschool years. The book thus constitutes an ambitious attempt to build bridges between the domains of...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Developing Talent Across the Lifespan

    Edited by PETER HEYMANS, CORNELIS F M VAN LIESHOUT

    This volume presents fascinating new theoretical perspectives and empirical findings on the life-span development of talent. It shows how talents are the result of the acquisition of a sequence of skills and how the acquisition of these skills is facilitated by changes in the individual's...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. The Understanding of Causation and the Production of Action

    From Infancy to Adulthood

    By Peter Anthony White

    This text is an attempt to trace out a line of development in the understanding of how things happen, from origins in infancy to mature forms in adulthood. There are two distinct but related ways in which people understand things as happening, denoted by the terms "causation" and "action". This...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Knowing Children

    Experiments in Conversation and Cognition

    By Michael Siegal

    It has often been maintained that young children's knowledge is limited to perceptual appearances. In this "preoperational" stage of development, there are profound conceptual limitations in that they have little understanding of numerical and causal relations and are incapable of insight into the...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Progress in Psychological Science around the World. Volume 1 Neural, Cognitive and Developmental Issues.

    Proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Psychology

    Edited by Qicheng Jing, Mark R. Rosenzweig

    Progress in Psychological Science around the World, Volumes 1 and 2, present the main contributions from the 28th International Congress of Psychology, held in Beijing in 2004. These expert contributions include the Nobel laureate address, the Presidential address, and the Keynote and...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. The Foundation of Literacy

    The Child's Acquisition of the Alphabetic Principle

    By Brian Byrne

    This monograph brings together important research that the author and his colleagues at the University of New England have been conducting into the early stages of reading development, and makes a valuable contribution to the debate about literacy education. It should appeal to a broad audience...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Development from Adolescence to Early Adulthood

    A dynamic systemic approach to transitions and transformations

    By Marion Kloep, Leo Hendry, Rachel Taylor, Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    Traditionally, the subject of adolescent development has been explored using a stage based approach, often with an emphasis on the potential risks and problems of adolescence. Taking a different approach, in this book the authors draw upon a wealth of research to examine the period of development...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Psychology Press