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Welcome to the Psychology Press Developmental Psychology Blog, where we publish news and updates about featured products, notable authors, special promotions and discounts. You can also browse our blog posts by category to learn more about products in your area of interest.

Recent Articles

  1. Why Love Matters, 2nd Edition

    Love matters. And we have the science to prove it.

    Should I put my baby in a nursery?
    Can we prevent anti-social behavior?
    Will my depression be passed on to my child?

    This new edition of Why Love Matters, by Sue Gerhardt, throws some fresh light on these perennially challenging questions by updating its popular and accessible account of how the brain develops in early life.  

  2. Interview with John Coleman: Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?

    Listen to the insightful podcast with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, where he discusses his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?


     

  3. Announcing Routledge Handbooks Online!

    Routledge Handbooks Online brings together Routledge Handbooks, Companions, and Worlds content into one brand new, innovative digital platform.

    Routledge Handbooks Online is fully searchable and truly interdisciplinary.

    Free trials of Routledge Handbooks Online are available to qualifying institutions. Ask your librarian to sign up for a free trial today! Click here for information on how to sign up for a free trial.

  4. 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.

  5. 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. 

  6. 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!

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

     

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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