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  1. Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Charles W. Valentine (1879-1964) is an important figure in the history of educational psychology. Leaving school at 17 to become a teacher, he continued to study at the same time, gaining degrees from London, Cambridge and St. Andrews. He was professor of education at the University of Birmingham...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Difficult Child and the Problem of Discipline

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1940, this book was addressed to students of the psychology of childhood and to parents and teachers who were trying to get from psychology some light on problems of discipline and of the difficult child. It includes critical discussions of some ideas which were gaining...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Psychology of Early Childhood

    A Study of Mental Development in the First Years of Life

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1942, this title attempted to trace, from their very earliest appearances after birth, all aspects of mental development in childhood up to the age of about 4 or 5. It is based largely on the author’s almost daily observations of his own five children, over a period of some...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Parents and Children

    A First Book on the Psychology of Child Development and Training

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    By his wide influence as author and teacher C.W. Valentine had established himself as a leading authority in this country on child psychology applied to early training. Originally published in 1953, this was a book for parents who need help and advice in bringing up their children and who were...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Learning from Picturebooks

    Perspectives from child development and literacy studies

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jörg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigäller, Katharina J. Rohlfing

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    Picturebooks, understood as a series of meaningful text-picture relations, are increasingly acknowledged as an autonomous sub-genre of children’s literature. Being highly complex aesthetic products, their use is deeply embedded in specific situations of joint attention between a caregiver and a...

    Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Child and the Outside World

    Studies in developing relationships

    Edited by D. W. Winnicott

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Piaget Today (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Barbel Inhelder, Denys de Caprona, Angela Cornu-Wells

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1987, the contributors bring their different orientations to the study of child development and genetic epistemology to show the continuing value of Piaget's theory and its fruitfulness in providing insights which permit the advancement of science. This volume contains the...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press