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  1. Individual Development and Evolution

    The Genesis of Novel Behavior

    By Gilbert Gottlieb

    This work is intended to portray the interrelationship of heredity, individual development, and the evolution of species in a way that can be understood by nonspecialists. In striving to offer a straightforward historical exposition of the complex topic of nature and nurture, the author tells the...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  2. Emerging Cognitive Abilities in Early infancy

    Edited by Francisco Lacerda, Claes von Hofsten, Mikael Heimann

    Written by a group of developmental scientists, this book debates cognitive achievements in early infancy from a multidisciplinary perspective. The editors combine knowledge from different areas of infant development research to present an integrated view of the cognitive abilities emerging in...

    Published October 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  3. Progress in infancy Research

    Volume 1

    Edited by Carolyn Rovee-Collier, Lewis P. Lipsitt, Harlene Hayne

    The Progress in Infancy Research Series is dedicated to the presentation of innovative and exciting research on infants, both human and animal. Each volume in the series is designed to stand alone and contains autonomous chapters which are based on high quality programs of research with infants....

    Published January 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  4. The Emergence of the Speech Capacity

    By D. Kimbrough Oller

    Recent studies of vocal development in infants have shed new light on old questions of how the speech capacity is founded and how it may have evolved in the human species. Vocalizations in the very first months of life appear to provide previously unrecognized clues to the earliest steps in the...

    Published December 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  5. Play and Exploration in Children and Animals

    By Thomas G. Power

    Play is a paradox. Why would the young of so many species--the very animals at greatest risk for injury and predation--devote so much time and energy to an activity that by definition has no immediate purpose? This question has long puzzled students of animal behavior, and has been the focus of...

    Published October 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  6. Perceptual Development

    Visual, Auditory and Speech Perception in Infancy

    Edited by Alan Slater

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    To make sense of the world, infants have to perceive it, and research into the development of sensory and perceptual abilities is one of the most exciting and important areas of infancy research. This book aims both to reflect current knowledge of perceptual development and to point to some of...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Psychology Press

  7. Soothing and Stress

    Edited by Michael Lewis, Douglas S. Ramsay

    This volume addresses topics related to the nature of the stress response, the role of environment in individual differences in stress, and the different strategies used for coping with stressful events. The chapters present theoretical and empirical work focused on a wide range of issues related...

    Published March 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  8. Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self

    The Neurobiology of Emotional Development

    By Allan N. Schore

    During the past decade a diverse group of disciplines have simultaneously intensified their attention upon the scientific study of emotion. This proliferation of research on affective phenomena has been paralleled by an acceleration of investigations of early human structural and functional...

    Published March 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  9. The Development Of Sensory, Motor And Cognitive Capacities In Early Infancy

    From Sensation To Cognition

    By Butterworth University of Sussex.

    Edited by George Butterworth, Francesca Simion

    Research on the development of human infants has revealed remarkable capacities in recent years. Instead of stressing the limitations of the newborn, the modern approach is now more optimistically based on an assessment of the adaptive capabilities of the infant. Innate endowment, coupled with...

    Published March 22nd 1998 by Psychology Press

  10. Touch in Early Development

    Edited by Tiffany M. Field

    A symposium titled, "Touch in Infancy" was held to celebrate the opening of the first Touch Research Institute in the world. Although touch is the largest sense organ in the body, it is the one that had been the most neglected and the only one to just recently have a research institute. Designed to...

    Published June 30th 1995 by Psychology Press