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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of Lifespan Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Transition to Adulthood and Family Relations

    An Intergenerational Approach

    By Elena Marta

    This book explores the development of a new path of transition between adolescence and adulthood in recent generations. Whereas traditionally the transition into adulthood was marked by a clear and irreversible change in condition, we are now seeing a continuance in the role and...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Developing Talent Across the Lifespan

    Edited by PETER HEYMANS, CORNELIS F M VAN LIESHOUT

    This volume presents fascinating new theoretical perspectives and empirical findings on the life-span development of talent. It shows how talents are the result of the acquisition of a sequence of skills and how the acquisition of these skills is facilitated by changes in the individual's...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Progress in Psychological Science around the World. Volume 1 Neural, Cognitive and Developmental Issues.

    Proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Psychology

    Edited by Qicheng Jing, Mark R. Rosenzweig

    Progress in Psychological Science around the World, Volumes 1 and 2, present the main contributions from the 28th International Congress of Psychology, held in Beijing in 2004. These expert contributions include the Nobel laureate address, the Presidential address, and the Keynote and...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Developmental Transitions across the Lifespan

    Selected works of Leo B. Hendry

    By Leo B Hendry

    Series: World Library of Psychologists

    Leo B. Hendry is one of the foremost developmental psychologists of his generation. His diverse range of interests have included studies on young people’s involvement in competitive sports, investigations into teacher and pupil relations in school, adolescents’ leisure pursuits and their family...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. 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 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 13th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 28th 2013 by Psychology Press