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.
Infant EEG and Event-Related Potentials
The Cognitive Neuroscience of Development
Children's Understanding of Society
Connectionist Models of Development: Developmental Processes in Real and Artificial Neural Networks
The Development of Intelligence
The Development of Mathematical Skills
The Development of Language
Michelle de Haan
October 16, 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...
Michelle de Haan, Mark H. Johnson
October 16, 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...
Mary Courage, Nelson Cowan
September 09, 2008
Human memory is not only the repository of our past but the essence of who we are. As such, it is of enduring fascination. We marvel at its resilience in some situations and its fragility in others. The origin of this extraordinary cognitive capacity in infancy and childhood is the focus of...
Martyn Barrett, Eithne Buchanan-Barrow
December 10, 2004
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...
Philip T. Quinlan
May 22, 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...
August 10, 2000
The Development of Intelligence is an attempt to influence the next generation who will research the central question of this book - what is the nature of intelligence and how does it develop? The book provides a contemporary review of methods and theories of the development of intellectual...
March 02, 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...
September 02, 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...
Anne Campbell, Steve Muncer
February 02, 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...
November 30, 1998
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...
Martyn Barratt University of Surrey.
November 30, 1997
The "Studies in Developmental Psychology" series will consist of eight titles, each presenting a different subfield within developmental psychology. An international list of contributors and editors present rounded accounts of research and the development of their particular subject. Each...
Nelson Cowan University of Missouri, USA.
January 31, 1997
One of the most important and fascinating aspects of human growth is the development of memory, a person's mental record of the past. This volume has been compiled to provide an in depth analysis of current areas of research on memory development. Leading academics in this field have written about...