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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Early Social Cognition

    Understanding Others in the First Months of Life

    Edited by Philippe Rochat

    In recent years, much stimulating research has emerged on children's theories of mind, construed as the understanding of others' intentions, beliefs, and desires. In this context, there is a renewed interest in the developmental origins of social cognition. This book is an expression of this new...

    Published February 28th 1999 by Psychology Press

  7. 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

  8. Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics To Developmental Process Modeling

    Edited by Karl M. Newell, Peter C.M. Molenaar

    There has been an increasing interest in the application of dynamical systems to the study of development over the last decade. The explosion of the dynamical systems framework in the physical and biological sciences has opened the door to a new Zeitgeist for studying development. This appeal to...

    Published December 31st 1997 by Psychology Press

  9. 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

  10. Joint Attention

    Its Origins and Role in Development

    Edited by Chris Moore, Philip J. Dunham, Phil Dunham

    It is perhaps no exaggeration to suggest that all of what is intrinsically human experience is grounded in its shared nature. Joint attention to objects and events in the world provides the initial means whereby infants can start to share experiences with others and negotiate shared meanings. It...

    Published February 28th 1995 by Psychology Press