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New and Published Books

  1. Video Games and Social Competence

    By Rachel Kowert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Despite their popularity, online video games have been met with suspicion by the popular media and academic community. In particular, there is a growing concern that online video game play may be associated with deficits in social functioning. Due to a lack of empirical consistency, the debate...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Understanding Emotional Development

    Providing insight into human lives

    By Robert Lewis Wilson, Rachel Wilson

    Understanding Emotional Development provides an insightful and comprehensive account of the development and impact of our emotions through infancy, childhood and adolescence. The book covers a number of key topics: The nature and diversity of emotion and its role in our lives Differences...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma

    Conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers

    By Daniela F. Sieff

    Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma is an interdisciplinary book which explores our current understanding of the forces involved in both the creation and healing of emotional trauma. Through engaging conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers, Daniela F. Sieff offers accessible...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mind and Media

    The Effects of Television, Video Games, and Computers

    By Patricia M. Greenfield

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Patricia M. Greenfield was one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Temperament (PLE: Emotion)

    Early Developing Personality Traits

    By Arnold H. Buss, Robert Plomin

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1984, this title looks at the development of temperament in early life. At the time of publication there were three major perspectives on temperament: paediatrics, individual differences in infants, and inherited personality traits that appear in early life. Whatever the...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Maternal Sensitivity

    Mary Ainsworth's Enduring Influence on Attachment Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications

    Edited by Klaus E. Grossmann, Inge Bretherton, Everett Waters, Karin Grossmann

    Mary Ainsworth’s work on the importance maternal sensitivity for the development of infant attachment security is widely recognized as one of the most revolutionary and influential contributions to developmental psychology in the 20th century. Her longitudinal studies of naturalistic mother-infant...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Children and Separation

    Socio-Genealogical Connectedness Perspective

    By Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Childhood separation and loss have become virtually a way of life for a large number of children throughout the world. Children separated from their genetic parent(s) and consequently their genealogical, social and cultural roots due to processes such as adoption, parental divorce/separation, donor...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social and Cognitive Development in the Context of Individual, Social, and Cultural Processes

    Edited by Janette Benson, Catherine Raeff

    Several recent analyses have focused on how social and cultural factors shape development, but less well understood are the individual constructive processes involved in this interplay. This volume showcases varied theoretical and empirical approaches to how individual, social and cultural factors...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge