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  1. Agency

    Its Role In Mental Development

    By James Russell

    The idea behind this book is that developing a conception of the physical world and a conception of mind is impossible without the exercise of agency, meaning "the power to alter at will one's perceptual inputs". The thesis is derived from a philosphical account of the role of agency in knowledge.;...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. A Clinician's Guide to Normal Cognitive Development in Childhood

    Edited by Elizabeth Hollister Sandberg, Becky Spritz

    Clinicians and practitioners-in-training can often lose sight of the normal developmental landscape that underlies behavior, especially in the field of cognitive development. It exists in an insular bubble within the broader field of psychology, and within each sub-domain there is a wide continuum...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Action As An Organizer of Learning and Development

    Volume 33 in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology Series

    Edited by John J. Rieser, Jeffrey J. Lockman, Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    This is the 33rd volume in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology held in October 2002. The symposium was held to honor the scientific and mentoring contributions of Anne Danielson Pick and Herbert L. Pick, Jr.--two longtime and beloved professors of the Institute of Child Development. It...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Memory and Intelligence (Psychology Revivals)

    By Jean Piaget, Bärbel Inhelder

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In the course of their researches for Mental Imagery in the Child (1971), the authors came to appreciate that action may be more conducive to the formation and conservation of images than is mere perception. This raised the problem of memory and its relation to intelligence, which they examine in...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. 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

  8. Epistemic Cognition and Development

    The Psychology of Justification and Truth

    By David Moshman

    Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people’s knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic cognition. In the absence of a coherent conceptual framework, however, these...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. The Aging Mind

    An owner's manual

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    No-one approaches aging with enthusiasm. Activities we accomplish easily in our 20s and 30s become more difficult as we grow old but, though change is inevitable, recognising and understanding precisely what is happening to our bodies and minds allows us to continue to manage and enjoy our lives....

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Acquiring Culture (Psychology Revivals)

    Cross Cultural Studies in Child Development

    Edited by Gustav Jahoda, Ioan Lewis

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Until the 70s and 80s anthropologists studying different cultures had mainly confined themselves to the behaviour and idea systems of adults. Psychologists, on the other hand, working mainly in Europe and America, had studied child development in their own settings and simply assumed the...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Psychology Press