Child Development Products

  • Practical Research with Children

    Edited by Jess Prior, Jo Van Herwegen

    Practical Research with Children is designed to help the reader understand techniques for research with children, based on real world experience. The book describes a wide range of research methods, focusing equally on quantitative and qualitative approaches, and considers how different methods can…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Nurturing Natures

    Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Music

    The new edition of this bestselling book examines the essential research about children’s emotional development, with an expert balance of theory and clinical implications. Integrating the latest research from attachment theory, neuroscience, evolutionary theory and psychology, and with a new…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Understanding Physical Development in the Early Years

    Linking bodies and minds

    By Anne O'Connor, Anna Daly

    Understanding Physical Development in the Early Years provides an accessible introduction to the current research and thinking in this area alongside descriptions of everyday practice. It explores the kinds of activities and experiences that promote physical development and offers practical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Great Psychologists as Parents

    What they get right, what they get wrong and what we can learn from them

    By David Cohen

    In a unique study, David Cohen compares what great psychologists have said about raising children with their own parenting practices to determine whether the scientific experts practiced what they preached. Each chapter focuses on a key figure in historical context, from early scientists such as…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    Edited by Alice Sterling Honig

    Contrary to previously held beliefs that bilingualism wonder hinder cognitive and language development in children, research has shown that bilingual children show enhanced cognitive flexibility and an ability to better focus their attention. This book explores both emergent literacy and…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge

  • The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension

    Edited by Carol McDonald Connor

    Learning to read may be the most complex cognitive operation that children are expected to master, and the latest research in cognitive development has offered important insights into how children succeed or fail at this task. The Cognitive Development of Reading and Reading Comprehension is a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Reconceptualising Agency and Childhood

    New perspectives in Childhood Studies

    Edited by Florian Esser, Meike S. Baader, Tanja Betz, Beatrice Hungerland

    By regarding children as actors and conducting empirical research on children’s agency, Childhood Studies have gained significant influence on a wide range of different academic disciplines. This has made agency one of the key concepts of Childhood Studies, with articles on the subject featured in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Childhood Friendships and Peer Relations

    Friends and Enemies

    By Barry Schneider

    In the second edition of his unique study of peer relationships in childhood, Dr Barry Schneider re-examines this fundamental aspect of childhood. Taking the work of Jacob Moreno as its starting point, the book provides an up-to-date and accessible understanding of how children develop social…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Handbook of Social Influences in School Contexts

    Social-Emotional, Motivation, and Cognitive Outcomes

    Edited by Kathryn R. Wentzel, Geetha B. Ramani

    The Handbook of Social Influences in School Contexts draws from a growing body of research on how and why various aspects of social relationships and contexts contribute to children’s social and academic functioning within school settings. Comprised of the latest studies in developmental and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19
    Routledge
    Educational Psychology Handbook

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11
    Routledge

  • Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Positive Youth Development

    Edited by Jonathan F. Zaff, Elizabeth Pufall Jones, Alice E. Donlan, Sara Anderson

    While Comprehensive Community Initiatives (CCIs) provide promising avenues to support the positive development of all young people, research findings assessing the relation between CCIs and community-level child and youth outcomes have been mixed. Although there are exceptions, few evaluations on…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22
    Routledge

  • Noncognitive psychological processes and academic achievement

    Edited by Jihyun Lee, Lazar Stankov

    It is becoming increasingly clear that non-cognitive psychological processes are important for students’ school achievement, even to the point where their influence may be stronger than that exerted by the parents, teachers, or the school atmosphere itself. Non-cognitive psychological variables…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22
    Routledge

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