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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 98 new and published books in the subject of Child Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Psychology of Infancy (Psychology Revivals)

    By Victoria Hazlitt

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1933, this volume was the result of many years’ careful first-hand study of child psychology enriched by the author’s unusually wide experience in dealing with the subject with students. It was intended to follow the development of children from infancy to adolescence, but...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Mind and Media

    The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers

    By Patricia M. Greenfield

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Patricia M. Greenfield was one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The Psychobiology of Affective Development (PLE: Emotion)

    Edited by Nathan A. Fox, Richard J. Davidson

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1984, this was the first volume on this topic to appear in an emerging area of study at the time. The editors were selective in choosing their contributions to the volume to ensure that both the developmental and neuropsychological domains were well represented. One of the...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Emotion, Cognition, Health, and Development in Children and Adolescents (PLE: Emotion)

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Susman, Lynne V. Feagans, William J. Ray

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1992, this title came out of a conference on emotion and cognition as antecedents and consequences of health and disease processes in children and adolescents. The theoretical rationale for the conference was based on the assumption that the development of emotion, cognition...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Judgement and Reasoning in the Child

    By Jean Piaget

    Over a period of six decades, Jean Piaget conducted a program of naturalistic research that has profoundly affected our understanding of child development....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Play in Healthcare

    Using Play to Promote Child Development and Wellbeing

    Edited by Alison Tonkin

    The importance of play in children’s health and care services, both as a form of therapy and as a distraction, is often overlooked. This unique text promotes developmentally appropriate provision within healthcare settings for children and young people and provides an introduction to the...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Culture and Early Interactions (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Tiffany M. Field, Anita Miller Sostek, Peter Vietze, P. Herbert Leiderman

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In the late 1960s, after a period of intense acceleration of the pace of research on human infancy, a number of investigators – some anthropologists, some psychologists, some psychiatrists and paediatricians, and even a few ethologists – developed the conviction that certain contributions to the...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Memory Development in Children (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Peter A. Ornstein

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1978, the contributors to this volume offer here chapters and position papers concerned with children’s memory. The chapters represent in-depth reports on children’s sensory memory, rehearsal processes, and organizational processes, as well as treatments of constructive...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press