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  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. Security of Attachment and the Social Development of Cognition

    By Elizabeth Meins

    Security of Attachment and the Social Development of Cognition investigates how children's security of attachment in infancy is related to various aspects of their cognitive development over the preschool years. The book thus constitutes an ambitious attempt to build bridges between the domains of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Identity Formation, Youth, and Development

    A Simplified Approach

    By James E. Cote, Charles Levine

    The concept of identity is one of the most important ideas the social sciences have investigated in recent years, yet no introductory textbooks are available to those who want to gain a sense of this burgeoning field. The first of its kind, this text provides an introduction to the scientific study...

    Published June 23rd 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. Love and Instinct (Routledge Revivals)

    By Glenn Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, this title takes a ‘sociobiological’ approach to the exploration of sexual habits, looking at the fundamental biological nature of humans. The book covers the spectrum of human sexuality, considering love and marriage, variant sexuality and social influences. This is a...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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