The last decade has seen the emergence of an increasingly high profile and politically active asexual community, united around a common identity as 'people who do not experience sexual attraction'. This unique volume collects a diverse range of interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical work which...
Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge
Development, Consequences, Risk and Protective Factors
From the beginning of 2000, with the increase and diffusion of modern technologies, a new form of bullying using electronic means has emerged. Literature has reached some consistent findings on the description of the problem. However, there is still a lack of knowledge about developmental processes...
Published October 28th 2012 by Psychology Press
A dynamic systemic approach to transitions and transformations
Traditionally the subject of adolescent development has been explored using a stage based approach, with the potential pitfalls and upsets of adolescence often focussed upon. In this book the authors draw on a wealth of research to examine the period of development from adolescence to adulthood...
To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Psychology Press
Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts
This volume explores the first four waves of a longitudinal diagnostic study of Indigenous adolescents and their families. The first study of its kind, it calls attention to culturally specific risk factors that affect Indigenous (American Indian and Canadian First Nations) adolescent development...
Published January 13th 2014 by Psychology Press
Psychological development as a social process
For decades there has been considerable interest in the ways that interactions between children can provide a beneficial context for the study of cognitive and social development. In this book Psaltis and Zapiti use both theoretical and empirical research to build on the perspectives of Piaget,...
Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge
History Through Autobiography
The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography is the most authoritative account of the leading developmental scientists from around the world. Written by the scholars who shaped the history they are recounting, each chapter is an engaging and personal account of the past,...
Published August 19th 2013 by Psychology Press
The topic of Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASCs) has received much attention in recent years. This book expands on a new cognitive theory which argues that what we see in autism is an extreme form of a tendency that exists in all people, and furthermore, that this tendency is stronger in males. Given...
To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge
Children's selective learning from testimony
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
Approaches from Mind and Brain
The papers in this volume examine the state of the art in key areas of developmental cognitive neuroscience, focusing on theoretically driven research on cognition and its development. The past decade has seen an increasing number of empirical papers on the relationship between brain and cognitive...
Published March 27th 2013 by Psychology Press
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