Biological Development Products

  • A Genealogy of Puberty Science

    Monsters, Abnormals, and Everyone Else, 1st Edition

    By Pedro Pinto, Catriona Ida Macleod

    A Genealogy of Puberty Science explores the modern invention of puberty as a scientific object. Drawing on Foucault’s genealogical analytic, Pinto and Macleod trace the birth of puberty science in the early 1800s and follow its expansion and shifting discursive frameworks over the course of two…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

  • Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Typical and Atypical Development, 1st Edition

    By Stephen von Tetzchner

    Child and Adolescent Psychology provides an accessible and thorough introduction to human development by integrating insights from typical and atypical development. This integration cements understanding since the same processes are involved. Knowledge about atypical development informs the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-26
    Routledge

  • Habituation

    Perspectives from Child Development, Animal Behavior, and Neurophysiology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas J. Tighe, Robert N. Leaton

    Originally published in 1976, this volume is based on a conference held in 1974. The purpose of the conference was to foster communication between those researchers studying habituation or closely related processes in children and those studying habituation at the level of neurophysiology and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Early Learning in Man and Animal

    1st Edition

    By W. Sluckin

    Originally published in 1970, this is a survey of findings on the learning of young animals and human infants. In an attempt to discover some of the characteristic features of early learning, it examines all types of learning from conditioning and the primitive process known as ‘imprinting’,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology

  • The Biologising of Childhood

    Developmental Psychology and the Darwinian Myth, 1st Edition

    By John R. Morss

    Originally published in 1990, this book looks at the history of developmental psychology in order to locate and evaluate the role played by biology in its most influential formulations. First Charles Darwin’s own writings on child development are examined. It is shown that Darwin endorsed such…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Child Development

  • Neural Plasticity Across the Lifespan

    How the brain can change, 1st Edition

    By Gianfranco Denes

    Neural Plasticity Across the Lifespan reviews the recent scientific developments which are transforming our understanding of the human brain. For many years it was thought that modifications to the structural and functional organization of the brain were limited to a short early period of life, "…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    Routledge

  • Adolescence and Body Image

    From Development to Preventing Dissatisfaction, 1st Edition

    By Lina A Ricciardelli, Zali Yager

    Body image is a significant issue for the majority of adolescents. Anxieties relating to body image can be crippling across both genders, their debilitating effects sometimes leading to mental health problems. This important book is the first of its kind to focus specifically on adolescents,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality, 1st Edition

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

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