Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

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Developmental Psychology

  1. Observing Children in Their Natural Worlds

    A Methodological Primer, Third Edition

    By Anthony D. Pellegrini, Frank Symons, John Hoch

    This book shows readers how to conduct observational methods, research tools used to describe and explain behaviors as they unfold in everyday settings. The book now uses both an evolutionary and a cultural perspective. The methods presented are drawn from psychology, education, family studies,...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. Portraits of Pioneers in Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Wade Pickren, Donald A. Dewsbury, Michael Wertheimer

    Utilizing an informal, sometimes humorous style of writing, this book brings to life 16 developmental psychologists who made a significant contribution to their field. Written by noted scholars, each chapter provides a glimpse into the personal and scholarly lives of these innovative "pioneers"....

    Published October 25th 2011 by Psychology Press

  3. Applied Research in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Valerie Maholmes, Carmela Gina Lomonaco

    Developed for an NIH training institute, this volume is organized around the most frequently asked questions by researchers starting their careers in applied research in child and adolescent development. With contributions from the leading scholars in the field, actual research experiences...

    Published April 26th 2010 by Psychology Press