“This excellent collection provides the specialist with summaries of research in many of the subdisciplines of developmental neuroscience….A valuable addition to the developmental neuroscience literature.”--PsycCRITIQUES
Part I: Evolutionary, Neural, and Philosophical Approaches to the Social Mind. Dunbar, An Evolutionary Basis for Social Cognition. Gallese, Rochat, The Evolution of Motor Cognition: Its Role in the Development of Social Cognition and Implications for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Gallagher, When the Problem of Intersubjectivity Becomes the Solution. Part II: Social Experience and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Gene–Environment Interactions. Pluess, Stevens, Belsky, Differential Susceptibility: Developmental and Evolutionary Mechanisms of Gene–Environment Interactions. Knafo, Uzefovsky, Variation in Empathy: The Interplay of Genetic and Environmental Factors. Part III: The Dynamic Role of Early Social Experience in Vision, Memory, and Language.de Haan, Carver, Development of Brain Networks for Visual Social-Emotional Information Processing in Infancy. Bauer, Event Memory: Neural, Cognitive, and Social Influences on Early Development. Trevarthen, Delafield-Butt, Biology of Shared Experience and Language Development: Regulations for the Intersubjective Life of Narratives. Walker-Andrews, Krogh-Jespersen, Mayhew, Coffield, The Situated Infant: Learning in Context. Part IV: The Role of Early Experience in Social Development. Legerstee, The Developing Social Brain: Social Connections and Social Bonds, Social Loss, and Jealousy in Infancy. Haley, Infant Memory Consolidation: The Social Context of Stress, Learning, and Memory. Bornstein, Mother–Infant Attunement: A Multilevel Approach via Body, Brain, and Behavior. Part V: Neural Processes of Mental Awareness.Sabbagh, Benson, Kuhlmeier, False-Belief Understanding in Infants and Preschoolers. Mundy, Neural Connectivity, Joint Attention, and the Social-Cognitive Deficits of Autism.