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Developmental Psychology Articles, News, Promotions and Updates from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

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  1. Handbook of Attachment - Assessment

    Why is a knowledge of Attachment Theory so important to professionals?

    Experts in attachment theory and authors of the newly published Routledge Handbooks of Attachment, Steve Farnfield and Paul Holmes, have answered some questions we posed them on why attachment theory is important to practicing professionals, and how their books can support those in practice.

  2. New: The Good Life

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic?

    This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of fascinating research into an explanation of altruism, cooperation and generosity and shows how we are primed to turn off the ‘better angels of our nature’ in the face of stress, anxiety and fear. 

  3. Black Fathers

    Celebrate Father’s Day this June 15th

    To honor fathers and celebrate fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society, Routledge and Psychology Press are pleased to offer you 20% off!

  4. The Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference catalog

    Build your psychology library collection with the Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference online catalog, featuring new and recent handbooks, monographs, special issues as books, multi-volume sets including Library Editions and Major Works, and Revivals.

  5. Claire Hughes

    Social Understanding and Social Lives - now in paperback

    Claire Hughes' book Social Understanding and Social Lives: From Toddlerhood Through to the Transition to School was awarded the British Psychological Society's 2013 Book Award (Academic Monograph category). It is now available in paperback.

     

  6. New Textbook: Moral Development: Theory and Applications

    Vozzola masterfully delves into controversial areas with finesse, examines unresolved disputes without hesitation and throughout it all maintains a friendly writing style. The book will engage students, broaden their imaginations, and guide them in practical application." – Darcia Narvaez, University of Notre Dame, USA

    To receive your complimentary exam copy for your upcoming course, please click here.

  7. Indigenous Adolescent Development: Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts

    New in the Explorations in Developmental Psychology series, 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, and describes the historical and social contexts in which Indigenous adolescents come of age.

  8. Youth On Religion

    Youth On Religion outlines the findings from a unique large-scale project investigating the meaning of religion to young people in three multi-faith locations. Drawing on survey data from over 10,000 young people with a range of faith positions, as well as a series of fascinating interviews, discussion groups and diary reports involving 160 adolescents, this book examines myriad aspects of their daily lives.

  9. Gender and Development

    Children are born into a world infused with gendered information. An understanding of what it is to be a boy or girl can be critical in forming social relationships, social identities, and learning how to think and behave. Gender and Development is an important new volume that charts how children practice these gendered identities at different ages and in different social contexts

  10. The Developmental Psychology of Reasoning and Decision-Making

    Logical thinking is a critically important cognitive skill. It is not just essential for mathematical and scientific understanding, it is also of prime importance when trying to navigate our complex and increasingly sophisticated world. Written by world class researchers in the field, The Developmental Psychology of Reasoning and Decision-Making describes the ways that children learn to reason, and how reasoning can be used to overcome the influence of beliefs and intuitions.

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