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New and Published Books

  1. Rethinking Empathy through Literature

    Edited by Meghan Marie Hammond, Sue J. Kim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    In recent years, a growing field of empathy studies has started to emerge from several academic disciplines, including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. Because literature plays a central role in discussions of empathy across disciplines, reconsidering how literature relates to "...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Trust and Skepticism

    Children's selective learning from testimony

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Robinson, Shiri Einav

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people deceive deliberately. As soon as children can learn from what others tell them, they...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Social Understanding and Social Lives

    From Toddlerhood through to the Transition to School

    By Claire Hughes

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    Winner of the British Psychological Society Book Award (Academic Monograph category) 2013! Over the past thirty years, researchers have documented a remarkable growth in children’s social understanding between toddlerhood and the early school years. However, it is still unclear why some children’s...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Mindreaders

    The Cognitive Basis of "Theory of Mind"

    By Ian Apperly

    Theory of mind, or "mindreading" as it is termed in this book, is the ability to think about beliefs, desires, knowledge and intentions. It has been studied extensively by developmental and comparative psychologists and more recently by neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists. This book is the...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. The Development of Social Cognition and Communication

    Edited by Bruce D. Homer, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    For young children, two of the most important tasks they face are learning how to communicate and learning how to think about themselves and the social world around them. The premise of this book is that these two tasks are inherently linked. The communicative routines and language that children...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Art and Human Development

    Edited by Constance Milbrath, Cynthia Lightfoot

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This interdisciplinary volume explores art, its development, and its role in the construction of knowledge. Presenting theory and research on artistic development as a cultural and creative endeavor, contributors examine the origins of human art during the Paleolithic cultural revolution, as part...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Theory of Mind

    Beyond the Preschool Years

    By Scott A. Miller

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the burgeoning literature on theory of mind (TOM) after the preschool years and the first to integrate this literature with other approaches to the study of social understanding. By highlighting the relationship between early and...

    Published April 6th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Theory of Mind: Specialized Capacity or Emergent Property? Perspectives from Non-human and Human Development

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Elisabeth Sterck, Sander Begeer, Juliane Cuperus, Richard van Wezel

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Theory of Mind, the cognitive capacity to attribute emotions, intentions and knowledge to oneself and others, has been claimed a hallmark of human cognition. Nonetheless, Theory of Mind is considered limited in young children and people with autism. Moreover, its presence in animals is much...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Psychology Press

  10. Theory of Mind

    How Children Understand Others' Thoughts and Feelings

    By Martin J. Doherty

    Most of us are continually aware that others have thoughts and feelings – but are children? When? This book is a concise and readable review of the extensive research into children’s understanding of what other people think and feel, a central topic in developmental psychology known as "Theory of...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Psychology Press