Developmental Psychology Products

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity

    By Barbara J Costello, Trina Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Criminologists have also been unsuccessful in uncovering the actual mechanisms of peer influence, whether toward or away from deviance. The current trend in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • Child Psychology

    A Handbook of Contemporary Issues, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Lawrence Balter, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    This third edition of Child Psychology continues the tradition of showcasing cutting-edge research in the field of developmental science, including individual differences, dynamic systems and processes, and contexts of development. While retaining a similar structure to the last edition, this…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 
    Psychology Press

  • Biology and Knowledge Revisited

    From Neurogenesis to Psychogenesis

    Edited by Sue Taylor Parker, Jonas Langer, Constance Milbrath

    Based on the Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Biology and Knowledge Revisited focuses on the classic issue of the relationship between nature and nurture in cognitive and linguistic development, and their neurological substrates. Contributors trace the history of ideas concerning the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press
    Jean Piaget Symposia Series

  • Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 28

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Lois T. Flaherty

    The ASAP's longstanding advocacy of troubled adolescents gains expression in Volume 28 of Adolescent Psychiatry, which focuses on the juvenile justice system and other dimensions of adolescents and the law. A special section on the forensic and legal aspects of adolescent psychiatry traverses the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Adolescence

    Psychotherapy and the Emergent Self

    By Mark McConville

    Many therapists can attest to the fact that adolescents can be difficult and frustating clients-problems are seldom well defined, clearly delineated symptoms are more exception than the rule, and troubling situations often involve the entire family.     Gestalt therapist Mark…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Gestalt Press

  • Cultural Processes in Child Development

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 29

    Edited by Ann S. Masten

    The chapters of this volume were originally presented at the 29th Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology. The focus of this symposium on cultural processes in child development emerged from the growing recognition among those at the Institute of Child Development and many others in the field that…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press
    Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

  • Developmental Science and the Holistic Approach

    Edited by Lars R. Bergman, Robert B. Cairns, Lars-Goran Nilsson, Lars Nystedt

    This book is the outcome of a symposium where leading researchers, mainly in developmental psychology, came together to discuss the implications of the emerging developmental science and the holistic approach. In doing this, the authors wanted to honor a distinguished colleague, David Magnusson,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Always Separate, Always Connected

    Independence and Interdependence in Cultural Contexts of Development

    By Catherine Raeff

    In recent years, there has been a proliferation of theoretical and empirical scholarship on how issues of human separateness, or independence, and issues of human connectedness, or interdependence, are played out in diverse cultural contexts. Despite agreement on the value of understanding culture…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Constituting Gender Through Talk in Childhood

    Conversations in Parent-child, Peer, and Sibling Relationships:a Special Issue of research on Language and Social interaction

    Edited by Amy Sheldon

    This issue explores some of the ways in which gender, as a social construction, might be rooted in and contingent on conversational processes in childhood. The interconnections between language and gender in three key developmental sociolinguistic contexts are examined: talk between parent and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Development and the Arts

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Margery B. Franklin, Bernard Kaplan

    This volume's unifying theme is the question: Is a concept of development relevant to art? Bringing together contributions from the perspectives of philosophical aesthetics, psychoanalysis, architecture and design, and the practicing artist, as well as developmental theory in psychology, this…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • The Nature and Ontogenesis of Meaning

    Edited by Willis F. Overton, David S. Palermo

    Throughout its evolution, Piaget's theory has placed meaning at the center of all attempts to understand the nature and development of knowing. For Piaget, all knowing - whether sensorimotor, representational, or reasoned, and whether directed toward successful problem solutions or toward general…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Threats To Optimal Development

    Integrating Biological, Psychological, and Social Risk Factors: the Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 27

    Edited by Charles A. Nelson

    Psychology's recent immersion in risk research has introduced a new variant in which the focus is not solely on disease, but also on the effects and consequences produced by the multiple aspects of risk on individual adaptation. Variations in such patterns of adaptation signal the entrance of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

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