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New and Published Books

  1. Siblings in Adolescence

    Emerging individuals, lasting bonds

    By Aiden Sisler, Angela Ittel

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    How do brothers and sisters shape one another? Siblings in Adolescence provides a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date, international empirical research on the sibling bond during the critical adolescent years. The authors examine how the relationship impacts on adolescent development, as...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Psychological Development of Girls and Women

    Rethinking change in time, 2nd Edition

    By Sheila Greene

    Series: Women and Psychology

    This thoroughly revised new edition updates Sheila Greene's original transformative account of the psychological development of girls and women and the central role of time in shaping human experience. Greene critically reviews traditional and contemporary theoretical approaches – ranging from...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

    A Lifespan Perspective

    Edited by Vicki Anderson, Rani Jacobs, Peter J. Anderson

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Indigenous Adolescent Development

    Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts

    By Les B. Whitbeck, Melissa Walls, Kelley Hartshorn

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    This volume explores the first four waves of a longitudinal diagnostic study of Indigenous adolescents and their families. The first study of its kind, it calls attention to culturally specific risk factors that affect Indigenous (American Indian and Canadian First Nations) adolescent development...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Life-Span Maintenance of Knowledge

    By Harry P. Bahrick, Lynda K. Hall, Melinda K. Baker

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    This volume describes how well we maintain the knowledge we acquire throughout life. Research traditionally focuses on memory for events that are retained over short time periods that can be accommodated in experiments. This book, by contrast, uniquely describes the evolution of methods suitable...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Emotion Lateralisation Through the Lifespan

    Edited by Victoria J. Bourne, Dawn Watling, Lance Workman

    Series: Special Issues of Laterality

    A wide range of research explores patterns of lateralisation for processing emotion. Yet, relatively little explores how emotion lateralisation changes across the lifespan. This special issue addresses this gap in our understanding, focusing on what might influence the development of laterality for...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Social Life and Social Knowledge

    Toward a Process Account of Development

    Edited by Ulrich Mueller, Jeremy I.M. Carpendale, Nancy Budwig, Bryan Sokol

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    In this new volume, leading researchers provide state-of-the-art perspectives on how social interaction influences the development of knowledge. The book integrates approaches from a variety of disciplines including developmental psychology, psychopathology, philosophy, anthropology, sociology,...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Adolescent Psychology Around the World

    Edited by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

    This book paints a portrait of adolescent psychology in 4 major regions: Africa/the Middle East, Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Featuring 24 revised and updated chapters from the International Encyclopedia of Adolescence (2007), readers are introduced to the way the majority of the world’s...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers

    By John Sudbery

    Series: Student Social Work

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This introductory text provides a knowledge...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge