Developmental Psychology Products

  • Reach-to-Grasp Behavior

    Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Daniela Corbetta, Marco Santello

    Reach-to-grasp behavior is one of the earliest goal-directed movements to form in infancy and remains central throughout the life span to ensure effective interactions with the surrounding world. From a unique life-span perspective, this volume sheds light onto the sensory-motor processes involved…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Adolescent Mental Health

    Prevention and intervention, 2nd Edition

    By Terje Ogden, Kristine Amlund Hagen

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Idol Worship in Chinese Societies

    Psycho-social Perspective

    By Xiaodong Yue, Chau-kiu Cheung, Fei Cheng

    This book introduces psycho-social studies of idol worship in Chinese societies. It reviews how idol worship is perceived in Chinese culture, history and philosophy, and how it differs from the concept of Celebrity Worship that is more dominant in Western literature. It also explains idol worship…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Jean Piaget Symposia Series

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Gestalt Press

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Pubertal Maturation in Female Development

    By H†kan Stattin, David Magnusson

    Research on physical maturity has demonstrated conclusively that the assumption of an age-homogenous development does not always hold true. This volume presents a biosocial model focusing on the role of individual differences in biological maturation to be used as a framework for empirical studies…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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