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  1. Thinking Across Cultures

    The Third International Conference on Thinking

    Edited by Donald M. Topping, Doris C. Crowell, Victor N. Kobayashi

    This volume compares and contrasts contemporary theories of cognition, modes of perception, and learning from cross-cultural perspectives. The participants were asked to consider and assess the question of whether people from different cultures think differently. Moreover, they were asked to...

    Published June 1st 1989 by Routledge

  2. Musical Savants

    Exceptional Skill in the Mentally Retarded

    By Leon K. Miller

    Using the case study of "Eddie" as his framework, Professor Miller challenges the prevailing notion that musical savants are essentially phenomenal tape recorders and deals with the issue of "idiot savants" in a detailed, empirical investigation. Through "Eddie" the author discusses, in specific...

    Published June 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  3. Family Systems and Life-span Development

    Edited by Kurt Kreppner, Richard M. Lerner

    This interdisciplinary volume presents international research and theories focusing on the development of the individual across the life span. Centering on "family" as the key context influencing, and being influenced by the developing person, the contributors to this volume discuss an array of...

    Published May 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  4. Coping With Uncertainty

    Behavioral and Developmental Perspectives

    Edited by Davis S. Palermo

    Series: Penn State Series on Child and Adolescent Development

    The first volume in this new series from The Center for the Study of Child and Adolescent Development at The Pennsylvania State University focuses on the relationship between the biological stress circuits and the behavioral concomitants to stress in animals and humans. The participants at this...

    Published May 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  5. Caring for Children

    Challenge To America

    Edited by Jeffrey Lande, Sandra Scarr, Nina Guzenhauser

    Childcare is one of the most debated issues today. This volume provides a comprehensive and current review of childcare research and public policy issues. Chapters are contributed by leaders from such fields as developmental research and early childhood education as well as by public policy...

    Published May 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  6. Juvenile Justice in Double Jeopardy

    The Distanced Community and Vengeful Retribution

    By The Honorable J Polier

    Throughout her entire career, Judge Polier continually fought for the rights and needs of the poor. In this volume she describes the granting and denial of justice toward the poor -- particluarly poor children -- she observed during her tenure as a Family Court Judge in New York City. The book...

    Published May 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  7. Stability and Continuity in Mental Development

    Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

    Edited by M. H. Bornstein, N. A. Krasnegor

    Filling a gap in current literature on human development, this volume explores the influence of psychophysiological, behavioral, and social factors on stability and continuity in the development of the mind during human infancy. The book reviews existing literature, presents new data, and discusses...

    Published April 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  8. Emotions in Ideal Human Development

    Edited by Leonard Cirillo, Barnard Kaplan, Seymour Wapner

    Derived from a conference sponsored by the Heinz Werner Institute for Developmental Analysis at Clark University, these papers consider the role emotions play in ideal human development. Contributors from the fields of psychology, philosophy, and sociology discuss the place that "feelings," "...

    Published April 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  9. Age Structuring in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by David I. Kertzer, K. Warner Schaie

    Series: Social Structure and Aging Series

    This volume studies age as a basis for social organization by uniting research from the social science disciplines while implementing both cross-cultural and historical perspectives. The contributors, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, advance our understanding of age structuring...

    Published March 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  10. Systems and Development

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 22

    Edited by Megan R. Gunnar, Esther Thelen

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    This volume covers the 22nd Annual Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology. The theme of the conference was the use of a systematic approach to the study of development. An analysis of systems theory, its applications to the study of development, its benefits, and its drawbacks are considered. The...

    Published February 1st 1989 by Psychology Press