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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Aristotelian Character Education

    By Kristján Kristjánsson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Facing the Challenges of a Multi-Age Workforce

    A Use-Inspired Approach

    Edited by Lisa Finkelstein, Donald Truxillo, Franco Fraccaroli, Ruth Kanfer

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    Facing the Challenges of a Multi-Age Workforce examines the shifting economic, cultural, and technological trends in the modern workplace that are taking place as a result of the aging global workforce. Taking an international perspective, contributors address workforce aging issues around the...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Vygotsky at Work and Play

    By Lois Holzman

    Vygotsky at Work and Play relates the discoveries and insights of Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky to ordinary people and their communities. The author—working with her intellectual partner Fred Newman—has advanced a unique performance-based methodology of development and learning that draws upon...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Child as a Cartesian Thinker

    Children's Reasonings about Metaphysical Aspects of Reality

    By Eugene V. Subbotsky

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1996, this book presents and analyses children’s reasonings about fundamental metaphysical problems. The first part describes dialogues with children that were constructed on the basis of Descartes’ Mediations on First Philosophy and which look at children’s ideas about the...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. The Grasp of Consciousness (Psychology Revivals)

    Action and Concept in the Young Child

    By Jean Piaget

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in English in 1976, the book draws on and extends our knowledge of the process of learning. The subject of the study is the general stage in a child’s development that comes between his successful performance of an activity without knowing how he did it – that is, what he had...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Psychology Press