Child Development Products

  • How the Child's Mind Develops, 3rd Edition

    By David Cohen

    How do we get from helpless baby to knowing teenager? What impact do television, computers and iPads, the internet, video games and evolving technology have on the way children's minds develop? Is cognition a question of learning and environment or of heredity? How we learn to think, perceive…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Treating Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

    A psychoanalytic and developmental approach

    Edited by Tami Pollak

    Treating Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Psychoanalytic and Developmental Approach outlines a unique model, the product of over twenty years of experience in working with children with this diagnosis within "Shaked" - a multi-professional educational-therapeutic day-car unit in Israel.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Concept Development in the Primary School

    By Peter Langford

    Originally published in 1987, this book introduces work on the intellectual development of children in the primary school. It contains chapters on the teaching of reading, writing, art, science and mathematics. While critical of many of the once popular ideas of Jean Piaget, the author also…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • The Digital Child

    The Evolution of Inwardness in the Histories of Childhood

    By Daniel Dervin

    Nothing is more synonymous with the twenty-first century than the image of a child on his or her smart phone, tablet, video game console, television, and/or laptop. But with all this external stimulation, has childhood development been helped or hindered? Daniel Dervin is concerned that today's…

    Hardback – 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

  • 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 – 2017-10-17 
    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

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Different Childhoods

    Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories

    Edited by Lindsay O'Dell, Charlotte Brownlow, Hanna Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist

    Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories opens up new avenues for exploring children’s development as contextual, provisional and locally produced, rather than a unitary, universal and consistent process. This edited collection frames a critical exploration of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

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