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New and Published Books

  1. Cognitive Styles in Infancy and Early Childhood (Psychology Revivals)

    By Nathan Kogan

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1976, here is a comprehensive account of the role of cognitive styles in early childhood. The author considers the possible precursors of these styles in infancy, and offers a new classification scheme that helps to clarify the relation of cognitive styles to ability and...

    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. Cognitive and Affective Growth (PLE: Emotion)

    Developmental Interaction

    Edited by Shapiro Edna, Evelyn Weber

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1981, this title is a collection of chapters based on papers presented at a conference called to explore what the editors called a developmental–interaction point of view – an approach to developmental psychology and education that stresses these interactive and reciprocal...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Remembering

    Attributions, Processes, and Control in Human Memory

    Edited by D. Stephen Lindsay, Colleen M. Kelley, Andrew P. Yonelinas, Henry L. Roediger, III

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    In the 22 chapters in this volume, many of the world’s foremost memory scientists report on their cutting-edge research on the nature of human memory, with several chapters reporting new empirical studies that are being published for the first time. All the contributions are inspired by the work of...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Working Memory

    Loss and reconstruction

    By Pierre Barrouillet, Valérie Camos

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    Working memory is the cognitive system in charge of the temporary maintenance of information in view of its on-going processing. Lying at the centre of cognition, it has become a key concept in psychological science. The book presents a critical review and synthesis of the working memory literature...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Handbook of Mathematical Cognition

    By Jamie I.D. Campbell

    How does the brain represent number and make mathematical calculations? What underlies the development of numerical and mathematical abilities? What factors affect the learning of numerical concepts and skills? What are the biological bases of number knowledge? Do humans and other animals share...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Jean Piaget and Neuchâtel

    The Learner and the Scholar

    Edited by Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont, Jean-Marc Barrelet

    Jean Piaget is widely acknowledged as one of the most important scholars of the twentieth century. His passionate philosophical search for an understanding of the nature of knowledge led him to make major contributions to the study of child development and epistemology. But how did his early...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Conceptual Development

    Piaget's Legacy

    Edited by Ellin Kofsky Scholnick, Katherine Nelson, Susan A. Gelman, Patricia H. Miller

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This book examines a key issue in current cognitive theories - the nature of representation. Each chapter is characterized by attempts to frame hot topics in cognitive development within the landscape of current developmental theorizing and the past legacy of genetic epistemology. The chapters...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Psychology Press