Studies in Developmental Psychology is a series of edited texts covering a wide range of topics in developmental psychology (including social development, cognitive development, developmental neuroscience, and language development). These books are aimed at advanced undergraduate or graduate students, and each gives an up-to-date overview of a given area with chapters written by leading experts in each field.
By Chris Donlan
May 31, 2000
Current research into the psychology of children's mathematics is extremely diverse. The present volume reflects this diversity; it is unique in its breadth, bringing together accounts of cutting-edge research from widely differing, sometimes opposing viewpoints. The reader with a grounding in ...
By Anne Campbell, Steve Muncer
February 01, 1999
Research in the field of human social development is moving at an astonishing pace. Within psychology, children's social behaviour has attracted interest from cognitive, social, clinical, and educational psychologists employing a wide variety of techniques that range from conversational analysis to...
By Martyn Barrett
October 01, 1999
This book presents a general overview of our current knowledge of language development in children. All the principal strands of language development are covered, including phonological, lexical, syntactic and pragmatic development; bilingualism; precursors to language development in infancy; and ...
By Suzanne Hala
February 01, 1999
The Development of Social Cognition presents a lively, up-to-date examination of both the classical issues and contemporary understanding of theory and research in social cognitive development. The initial chapters highlight one of the central, theoretical tensions in the field, which is whether ...
By Michelle de Haan, Mark H. Johnson
October 10, 2013
How are the experiences of childhood incorporated into the structures of the developing brain, and how do these changes in the brain influence behaviour? This is one of the many questions motivating research in the relatively new field of developmental cognitive neuroscience. This book provides an ...
By Michelle de Haan
September 25, 2013
Infancy is a time of rapid growth, when brain plasticity is at a maximum. Event-related potentials (ERPs) are one of the few methods that can easily and safely be used to study this process, and have led to exciting discoveries about human brain functioning and the neural basis of cognition. Over...
By Martyn Barrett, Eithne Buchanan-Barrow
February 04, 2005
A state-of-the-art review of the research in this area, this collection covers children's understanding of family, school, economics, race, politics and gender roles. Recent changes and trends in research are summarised. This is explained in terms of a progression from the Piagetian stages model of...
By Philip T. Quinlan
June 24, 2003
Connectionist Models of Development is an edited collection of essays on the current work concerning connectionist or neural network models of human development. The brain comprises millions of nerve cells that share myriad connections, and this book looks at how human development in these systems...