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  1. Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

    A Lifespan Perspective

    Edited by Vicki Anderson, Rani Jacobs, Peter J. Anderson

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Second Language Acquisition Theory and Pedagogy

    Edited by Fred R. Eckman, Jean Mileham, Rita Rutkowski Weber, Diane Highland, Peter W. Lee

    A volume on second-language acquisition theory and pedagogy is, at the same time, a mark of progress and a bit of an anomaly. The progress is shown by the fact that the two disciplines have established themselves as areas of study not only distinct from each other, but also different from...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Why Love Matters

    How affection shapes a baby's brain, 2nd Edition

    By Sue Gerhardt

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Peter Robinson

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition offers a user-friendly, authoritative survey of terms and constructs that are important to understanding research in second language acquisition (SLA) and its applications. The Encyclopedia is designed for use as a reference tool by students...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education

    Fear, Risk and Moral Panic

    Edited by Heather Piper

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    In our increasingly risk-averse society, touch and touching behaviours between professionals and children have become a fraught issue. In sports coaching and physical education, touching young sports performers and participants has, in some contexts, come to be redefined as dubious and dangerous....

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Loss and Change (Psychology Revivals)

    Revised Edition

    By Peter Marris

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1974, then reissued in 1986 with a long introduction by the author, which developed the analysis in the light of recent theory and related it to work done in the field since its first publication. The late Peter Marris shows how understanding grief can help us to understand...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Children and Separation

    Socio-Genealogical Connectedness Perspective

    By Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Childhood separation and loss have become virtually a way of life for a large number of children throughout the world. Children separated from their genetic parent(s) and consequently their genealogical, social and cultural roots due to processes such as adoption, parental divorce/separation, donor...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Critical Readings on Piaget

    Edited by Leslie Smith

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social and Cognitive Development in the Context of Individual, Social, and Cultural Processes

    Edited by Janette Benson, Catherine Raeff

    Several recent analyses have focused on how social and cultural factors shape development, but less well understood are the individual constructive processes involved in this interplay. This volume showcases varied theoretical and empirical approaches to how individual, social and cultural factors...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Piaget, Vygotsky & Beyond

    Central Issues in Developmental Psychology and Education

    Edited by Leslie Smith, Julie Dockrell, Peter Tomlinson

    This collection of original contributions by leading researchers celebrates the 1996 centenary of the births of the two most seminal figures in education and developmental psychology - Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. Research in their footsteps continues worldwide and is growing.What are the...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge