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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 5th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Language Production Across the Life Span

    A Special Issue of Language And Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Antje Meyer, Linda Wheeldon

    Series: Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Most current theories of lexical access in speech production are designed to capture the behaviour of young adults – typically college students. However, young adults represent a minority of the world’s speakers. For theories of speech production, the question arises of how the young adults’ speech...

    Published April 9th 2009 by Psychology Press

  9. Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    Interweaving the Inner and Outer Worlds, 2nd Edition

    By Esther Urdang

    Series: Social Work Practice in Action

    This new and updated edition of the vital human behavior textbook for graduate-level social work students emphasizes the biopsychosocial framework with a psychodynamic and developmental perspective, with updated information on contemporary thinking and the application of postmodern theory. Written...

    Published May 12th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Adulthood

    By Evie Bentley

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Adulthood is an accessible text which deals with the vital area of adult psychological development. It combines detailed accounts of the main theories and evidence on the psychology of adulthood with thorough discussion and commentary, presented in a concise and friendly form. The book's approach...

    Published January 15th 2007 by Routledge