1st Edition

Experimental Child Psychologist Essays and Experiments in Honor of Charles C. Spiker

Edited By L. P. Lipsitt, J. H. Cantor Copyright 1986
    302 Pages
    by Psychology Press

    First Published in 1986. This is a collection of essays in honour of Charles C. Spiker due to his personal contribution to the field of experimental child psychology. Each of the contributions to this volume echoes in its way the proclamation that some of the best lessons learned were from Charlie Spiker.

    Preface, Foreword, 1. Principles in the Philosophy of Science: Applications to Psychology, 2. The Spiker Influence, 3. Three Decades of Research on Children's Learning: Contributions by Charles C. Spiker, 4. Toward Understanding the Hedonic Nature of Infancy, 5. Metaphor: A Portal for Viewing the Child's Mind, 6. Collecting Data, 7. Behavioral and Dialectic Psychologies, 8. The Humanistic and Scientific View of Human Behavior, 9. On the Teaching of Teaching, 10. Closeness to Parents and Siblings: Developmental and Gender Effects, 11. Predicting Individual Differences in Reaction Time from Variable Criterion Theory: Extension of the Hull-Spence Approach, Appendix: Bibliography of Charles C. Spiker, Author Index, Subject Index


    Lewis P. Lipsitt Brown University Rhode Island, Joan H. Cantor The University of Iowa