Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

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Emotional Development

  1. Changing Emotions

    Edited by Dirk Hermans, Bernard Rimé, Batja Mesquita

    The question ‘how far can emotions be changed?’ lies at the heart of innumerable psychological interventions. Although often viewed as static, changes in the intensity, quality, and complexity of emotion can occur from moment to moment, and also over longer periods of time, often as a result of...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Handbook of Self-Regulatory Processes in Development

    New Directions and International Perspectives

    Edited by Karen Caplovitz Barrett, Nathan A. Fox, George A. Morgan, Deborah J. Fidler, Lisa A. Daunhauer

    The development of self- and emotional regulatory processes helps children to regulate their behavior based on their cultural context and to develop positive social relationships. This handbook brings together heretofore disparate literatures on self- and emotional regulation, brain and...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. The Development of Emotional Intelligence

    A Case Study

    By Nadja Reissland

    Series: Concepts in Developmental Psychology

    How do children learn about the expression and meaning of emotions – both happy and sad? This book answers questions regarding the foundation of emotional intelligence, and examines how children become emotionally literate as they are socialised into their family environment from birth to 2...

    Published January 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2010 by Psychology Press