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Forthcoming Developmental Psychology Books

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  1. 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...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. 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...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Life Values and Adolescent Mental Health

    By Patricia Cohen, Jacob Cohen

    Arising from the Cohens' work on the epidemiology of childhood psychopathology, this book explores the two aspects of motivational structure--ideas and values--that underlie the development of maladaptive functioning and symptoms. The first aspect is a measure of what children admire in their peers...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Measuring Ego Development

    2nd Edition

    By Lˆ-Xuƒn Hy, Jane Loevinger

    The topic of ego development developed when psychoanalysis did not fulfill all the initial hopes during its early period of prominence. Clinicians--psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors--realized that they needed to know more than their patients' or clients' psychopathology...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Life-Span Development and Behavior

    Volume 11

    Edited by David L. Featherman, Richard M. Lerner

    This volume continues the tradition of the Life-Span Development Series, presenting overviews of research programs on a variety of developmental topics. Research and theory in life-span development have given increased attention to the issues of constancy and change in human development and to the...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. 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,...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Personality and Family Development

    An Intergenerational Longitudinal Comparison

    By Klaus A. Schneewind, Stefan Ruppert

    This unique volume presents the results of a study of 200 German families over a period of 16 years from 1976 to 1992. This study--the findings of which yield a host of new insights into the dynamics of cross-generational personality and family development--is based on an ecopsychological framework...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press