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  1. Understanding Individual Differences in Language Development Across the School Years

    Edited by J. Bruce Tomblin, Marilyn A. Nippold

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume presents the findings of a large-scale study of individual differences in spoken (and heard) language development during the school years. The goal of the study was to investigate the degree to which language abilities at school entry were stable over time and influential in the child’s...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Learning and the Development of Cognition (Psychology Revivals)

    By Barbel Inhelder, Hermine Sinclair, Magali Bovet

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    How do children learn and how are new modes of thought developed? These questions have for years been of paramount interest to psychologists and others concerned with the cognitive development of the child. In this major work, originally published in 1974 and reporting on over ten years’ research...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The Developmental Psychology of Reasoning and Decision-Making

    Edited by Henry Markovits

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    Logical thinking is a critically important cognitive skill. It is not just essential for mathematical and scientific understanding, it is also of prime importance when trying to navigate our complex and increasingly sophisticated world. Written by world class researchers in the field, The...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. The Sense of Hearing

    Second Edition

    By Christopher J. Plack

    The Sense of Hearing is a truly accessible introduction to auditory perception that is intended for students approaching the subject for the first time, and as a foundation for more advanced study. The second edition has been thoroughly revised throughout, and included new chapters on music,...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Infant EEG and Event-Related Potentials

    Edited by Michelle de Haan

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    Infancy is a time of rapid growth, when brain plasticity is at a maximum. Event-related potentials (ERPs) are one of the few methods that can easily and safely be used to study this process, and have led to exciting discoveries about human brain functioning and the neural basis of cognition. Over...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Autobiographical Memory and the Construction of A Narrative Self

    Developmental and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Robyn Fivush, Catherine A. Haden

    It is a truism in psychology that self and autobiographical memory are linked, yet we still know surprisingly little about the nature of this relation. Scholars from multiple disciplines, including cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, anthropology, and philosophy have begun theorizing...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Gaze-Following

    Its Development and Significance

    Edited by Ross Flom, Kang Lee, Darwin Muir

    What does a child’s ability to look where another is looking tell us about his or her early cognitive development? What does this ability—or lack thereof—tell us about a child’s language development, understanding of other’s intentions, and the emergence of autism?...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Reductionism and the Development of Knowledge

    Edited by Terrance Brown, Leslie Smith

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Among the many conceits of modern thought is the idea that philosophy, tainted as it is by subjective evaluation, is a shaky guide for human affairs. People, it is argued, are better off if they base their conduct either on know-how with its pragmatic criterion of truth (i.e., possibility) or on...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Symbol Use and Symbolic Representation

    Developmental and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Laura Namy

    Series: Emory Cognition Project Series

    Symbol Use and Symbolic Representation: Developmental and Comparative Perspectives is the proceedings of a workshop held at Emory University in 2002 to discuss the difficult and age-old issue of what makes a symbol symbolic. The issue shifts towards exploring the relation between apparent symbolic...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. The Development of the Mediated Mind

    Sociocultural Context and Cognitive Development

    Edited by Joan M. Lucariello, Judith A. Hudson, Robyn Fivush, Patricia J. Bauer

    This volume is a festschrift for Katherine Nelson, an NYU professor who was a pioneer in infant perception and memory. The "mediated mind" is a term coined by Dr. Nelson and it refers to how cognitive development is mediated by the sociocultural context, including language and social interaction....

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press