Child Development Products

  • Learning as Development

    Rethinking International Education in a Changing World

    By Daniel A Wagner

    Learning is the foundation of the human experience. It begins at birth and never stops, a continuous and malleable link across life stages of human development. Disparities in learning access and outcomes around the world have deep consequences for income, social mobility, health, and well-being.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    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 – 2017-10-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment

    A Special Issue of Cognition and Emotion

    Edited by Andy P. Field, Sam Cartwright-Hatton

    Despite the negative impact of anxiety in children, theories and research have lagged behind their adult counterparts. This special issue arose from an Economic and Social Research Council funded seminar series (Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment, CATTS). It highlights four themes in theories and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Organizing Early Experience

    Imagination and Cognition in Childhood

    By Delmont C Morrison

    Focusing on developmental psychology, this work features 12 essays exploring contemporary views and developments in research and theory in the relationship between imagination and cognition in childhood.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Sport Psychology for Young Athletes

    Edited by Camilla J. Knight, Chris G. Harwood, Daniel Gould

    Understanding and applying psychology within youth sport settings is key to maximising young athletes’ enjoyment, wellbeing, and sporting performance. Written by a team of leading international researcher-practitioners, this book is the first to offer an evidence-based introduction to the theory…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Conceptual Structure in Childhood and Adolescence

    The Case of Everyday Physics

    By Christine Howe

    ‘Heat breaks up charcoal and puts sulphur dioxide in’; ‘The air pulls faster on heavy masses.’ These and other similar statements by school-aged children untutored in physics carry two messages. First, children’s pre-instructional conceptions of the physical world are a far cry from the received…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • A Child's Mind

    How Children Learn During the Critical Years from Birth to Age Five Years

    By Muriel Beadle

    Originally published in 1970, parents and teachers were beginning to realise how very much earlier in life human intelligence develops than was previously thought. A child’s experience in its pre-school years largely determines its future academic progress; and environment and parental influence…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Psychological Theory and Educational Practice

    Human Development, Learning and Assessment

    By H.S.N. McFarland

    Originally published in 1971, this book was a critical introduction to the psychology of human development, learning and assessment. It was written with special attention to the needs of students of education and teachers, keeping in view the practical implications of psychological evidence. The…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Developing Thinking

    Approaches to Children's Cognitive Development

    Edited by Sara Meadows

    How children’s thinking develops and how it can be developed in education are among the most important questions in psychology. Studies of cognition in adults need to be supplemented by the developmental perspective, which often transforms them. Educational objectives will be most efficiently…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Cognitive Style in Early Education

    Edited by Olivia N. Saracho

    Cognitive style, a psychological construct, characterizes individual differences in styles of perceiving, remembering, thinking and judging. Originally published in 1990, this volume explores important findings emerging from contemporary research on cognitive style in young children and the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Cognitive Development and Education

    By Johanna Turner

    Children think in a different way to adults. They also think differently at different ages. This book, originally published in 1984, studies the growth of those processes by means of which thinking evolves from infancy through childhood and adolescence into adulthood. It covers perception, memory,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Child Psychology in Action

    Linking Research and Practice

    Edited by John Harris

    Originally published in 1986, there was a divorce between the immense amount of research taking place in child psychology and the real world of professional carers or teachers working with children at the time. The aim of this book was therefore to examine the relationship between research and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

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