Psychology: Developmental Psychology

  • Conceptual Structure in Childhood and Adolescence: The Case of Everyday Physics book cover

    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

  • The Science of Expertise: Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill book cover

    The Science of Expertise

    Behavioral, Neural, and Genetic Approaches to Complex Skill

    Edited by David Z. Hambrick, Guillermo Campitelli, Brooke N. Macnamara

    Offering the broadest review of psychological perspectives on human expertise to date, this volume covers behavioral, computational, neural, and genetic approaches to understanding complex skill. The chapters show how performance in music, the arts, sports, games, medicine, and other domains…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

  • Classroom Discussions in Education book cover

    Classroom Discussions in Education

    By P. Karen Murphy

    Classroom discussion is a concept familiar across the field of education and is often employed to support students’ comprehension of text. Edited by a leading expert on classroom discussion, this book situates the topic within the broader context of educational psychology research and theory and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Ed Psych Insights

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes book cover

    An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects--from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications--form the cornerstone of the 2nd edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22 
    Psychology Press

  • Embodied Conflict: Perspectives on the Neural Basis of Conflict book cover

    Embodied Conflict

    Perspectives on the Neural Basis of Conflict

    By Tim Hicks

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Learning and Cognition in Later Life book cover

    Learning and Cognition in Later Life

    Edited by Frank Glendenning, Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    Originally published in 1995, within the previous decade there had been significant developments in our understanding of the learning and motivation, together with the conceptual and cognitive development, of older adults. This understanding had been enhanced by findings from longitudinal studies…

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

  • A Child's Mind: How Children Learn During the Critical Years from Birth to Age Five Years book cover

    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

  • In and Out of School: An Introduction to Applied Psychology in Education book cover

    In and Out of School

    An Introduction to Applied Psychology in Education

    By Joan Freeman

    Originally published in 1975, this book aimed to throw light on the practical use of psychology in children’s education, for the benefit of students, practising teachers, parents, or anyone concerned with education. Both educators and educated are considered, and particular attention is given to…

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

  • Preschool IQ: Prenatal and Early Developmental Correlates book cover

    Preschool IQ

    Prenatal and Early Developmental Correlates

    By Sarah H. Broman, Paul L. Nichols, Wallace A. Kennedy

    Originally published in 1975, this volume reports a multidisciplinary, longitudinal study of the precursors of intelligence, as measured by Stanford-Binet IQ scores, of 4-year-old children. Over 26, 000 children (more than 12, 000 whites and 14,000 blacks) were followed from the prenatal period,…

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

  • Psychological Theory and Educational Practice: Human Development, Learning and Assessment book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Helping Children Learn: Contributions to a Cognitive Curriculum book cover

    Helping Children Learn

    Contributions to a Cognitive Curriculum

    By Sara Meadows, Asher Cashdan

    Originally published in 1988, this volume presented a new understanding of how teachers in early childhood education helped children learn. It carefully and critically reviews different teaching approaches, and evaluates two innovatory teaching techniques which were at the focus of recent action…

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

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