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  1. Nurturing Natures

    Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development

    By Graham Music

    This book provides an indispensable account of current understandings of children’s emotional development. Integrating the latest research findings from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience and developmental psychology, it weaves these into a readable and easy-to-digest text. It provides...

    Published September 10th 2010 by Psychology Press

  2. The Child as Social Person

    By Sara Meadows

    Questions about how children grow up in their social worlds are of enormous significance for parents, teachers, and society at large, as well as for children themselves. Clearly children are shaped by the social world that surrounds them but they also shape the social worlds that they, and those...

    Published December 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Human Development from Early Childhood to Early Adulthood

    Findings from a 20 Year Longitudinal Study

    Edited by Wolfgang Schneider, Merry Bullock

    Data generated from longitudinal studies allow researchers to better understand how context and experience interact with stable characteristics of the developing person over time. This book summarizes a landmark longitudinal study of 200 children, from the ages of 3 to 23. The Munich Longitudinal...

    Published November 21st 2008 by Psychology Press

  4. Immigrant Youth in European Countries

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Dagmar Strohmeier, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Today, many children and adolescents living in Europe have an immigrant background. For the first time, studies investigating youth belonging to several immigrant groups were collected to form a special issue on their situation. The papers presented here offer a comprehensive introduction ...

    Published July 16th 2008 by Psychology Press

  5. Risk and Resilience

    Adolescent Mothers and Their Children Grow Up

    Edited by John G. Borkowski, Jaelyn R. Farris, Thomas L. Whitman, Shannon S. Carothers, Keri Weed

    In 1984, a longitudinal study was launched at the University of Notre Dame to evaluate the social and psychological consequences of teenage parenting. Interwoven Lives: Adolescent Mothers and Their Children (2001) described, in detail, the development of these adolescent mothers and their...

    Published March 20th 2007 by Psychology Press

  6. Handbook of Personality Development

    Edited by Daniel K. Mroczek, Todd D. Little

    This handbook is the first volume to provide a comprehensive look at personality development. It features a state-of-the-art examination of the field, an area that is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Five major types of advances, all of which are represented in this volume, are the result of...

    Published April 26th 2006 by Psychology Press

  7. The Transition to Adulthood and Family Relations

    An Intergenerational Approach

    By Eugenia Scabini, Elena Marta, Margherita Lanz

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    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 March 16th 2006 by Psychology Press

  8. The Development Of Play

    3rd Edition

    By David Cohen

    Edited by David Cohen

    Series: Concepts in Developmental Psychology

    Why do children play? What can children learn from playing? What have psychologists learned from 150 years of studying play – usually a bit too seriously? The Development of Play explores the central role of play in childhood development. David Cohen examines how children play with objects, with...

    Published February 16th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Development of Commonsense Psychology

    By Chris Moore

    Series: Developing Mind Series

    How do children develop an understanding of people as psychological entities - as feeling, thinking beings? How do they come to understand human behavior as driven by desires and informed by reason? These questions are at the heart of contemporary research on children’s "theories of mind." Although...

    Published February 3rd 2006 by Psychology Press

  10. Recess

    Its Role in Education and Development

    By Anthony D. Pellegrini

    Series: Developing Mind Series

    Writing a book about recess could be a very questionable endeavor for a serious academic psychologist. At first blush it seems to be a pretty trivial topic. It's the time during the school day where there's a break from what's typically considered the most serious work of the day--reading, writing,...

    Published June 10th 2005 by Psychology Press