Concepts in Developmental Psychology

Series Editor: David Cohen

This series aims to incorporate recent work in academic and professional developmental psychology into short authored volumes that are up to date and intelligent, whilst also accessible and approachable in style.

Topics include the development of play, emotional intelligence and imagination, as well as subjects that have implications for social policy, such as childhood poverty and sexual development and education. The books will be invaluable to parents, practitioners and students of developmental psychology and related fields.

  • The Development of Emotional Intelligence

    A Case Study

    By Nadja Reissland

    How do children learn about the expression and meaning of emotions – both happy and sad? This book answers questions regarding the foundation of emotional intelligence, and examines how children become emotionally literate as they are socialised into their family environment from birth to 2…

    Paperback – 2012-01-27
    Concepts in Developmental Psychology

  • The Development Of Play

    3rd Edition

    By David Cohen

    Edited by David Cohen

    Why do children play? What can children learn from playing? What have psychologists learned from 150 years of studying play – usually a bit too seriously? The Development of Play explores the central role of play in childhood development. David Cohen examines how children play with objects, with…

    Paperback – 2006-02-16
    Concepts in Developmental Psychology