Studies in Developmental Psychology

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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 book cover

    Infant EEG and Event-Related Potentials

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle de Haan

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-10-16
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • The Cognitive Neuroscience of Development book cover

    The Cognitive Neuroscience of Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle de Haan, Mark H. Johnson

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-10-16
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • The Development of Memory in Infancy and Childhood book cover

    The Development of Memory in Infancy and Childhood

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mary Courage, Nelson Cowan

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-09-09
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • Children's Understanding of Society book cover

    Children's Understanding of Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martyn Barrett, Eithne Buchanan-Barrow

    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…

    Hardback – 2004-12-10
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • Connectionist Models of Development: Developmental Processes in Real and Artificial Neural Networks book cover

    Connectionist Models of Development

    Developmental Processes in Real and Artificial Neural Networks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip T. Quinlan

    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…

    Hardback – 2003-05-22
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

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    The Development of Intelligence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Anderson

    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…

    Paperback – 2000-08-10
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • The Development of Mathematical Skills book cover

    The Development of Mathematical Skills

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Donlan

    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…

    Paperback – 2000-03-02
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • Perceptual Development: Visual, Auditory and Speech Perception in Infancy book cover

    Perceptual Development

    Visual, Auditory and Speech Perception in Infancy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Slater

    To make sense of the world, infants have to perceive it, and research into the development of sensory and perceptual abilities is one of the most exciting and important areas of infancy research. This book aims both to reflect current knowledge of perceptual development and to point to some of…

    Paperback – 1999-09-09
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • The Development of Language book cover

    The Development of Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martyn Barrett

    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…

    Paperback – 1999-09-02
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

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    The Social Child

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Campbell, Steve Muncer

    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…

    Paperback – 1999-02-02
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • The Development of Social Cognition book cover

    The Development of Social Cognition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Hala

    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…

    Paperback – 1998-11-30
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • The Development of Memory in Childhood book cover

    The Development of Memory in Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nelson Cowan

    The origin of memory in childhood is the focus of vigorous research and debate. Providing a thorough update of topics covered in the first edition, this book also offers new research on significant themes and ideas that have emerged recently.…

    Paperback – 1998-02-27
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • Language Development book cover

    Language Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martyn Barratt University of Surrey.

    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…

    Paperback – 1997-11-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

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    Memory Development In Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nelson Cowan University of Missouri, USA.

    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…

    Paperback – 1997-01-31
    Routledge
    Studies in Developmental Psychology