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Child & developmental psychology

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Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 1 Organization of Length and Class Concepts: Empirical Consequences of a Piagetian Formalism

Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 1 Organization of Length and Class Concepts: Empirical Consequences of a Piagetian Formalism

Author: Daniel N. Osherson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2019

Originally published in 1974, a wide and interesting set of intellectual abilities in children are examined here. Volume 1 of 4 (Organization of Length and Class Concepts: Empirical Consequences of a Piagetian Formalism) converts an axiomatization of classes and asymmetrical relationships (proper to Piaget's discipline of Genetic Epistemology) into a model of the development of these notions in children. Here may be one of the only attempts to derive predictive consequences from the more philosophically oriented writings of the Genevan School.

Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 3 Reasoning in Adolescence: Deductive Inference

Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 3 Reasoning in Adolescence: Deductive Inference

Author: Daniel N. Osherson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2019

Originally published in 1975, this volume (3 of 4) presents an expanded model of certain deductive abilities in children and adults. A partial explanation of the growth of these abilities was suggested in Volume 2 of this series, and it is amplified here, both with regard to propositional logic and the logic of class inclusion. A new methodology is employed, the issue of the effect of content in deductive reasoning is covered, and developmental questions are reformulated. Although only data from experiments with adolescents are presented here, the volume sets the stage for potentially illustrating developmental comparisons, a topic pursued in Volume 4 of this novel and inventive series.

Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 2 Logical Inference: Underlying Operations

Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 2 Logical Inference: Underlying Operations

Author: Daniel N. Osherson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2019

Originally published in 1974, the second volume of four (Logical Inference: Underlying Operations) provides a process-model for the solution of certain syllogistic reasoning problems. Testable predictions of the model are easily derived, and the available evidence supports the model's description of the real-time mental steps mediating these logical abilities. A theory of development, connected to the model, makes these volumes all the more important for cognitive, developmental, and educational psychologists, as well as educators and linguists.

Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 4 Reasoning and Concepts

Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 4 Reasoning and Concepts

Author: Daniel N. Osherson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2019

Originally published in 1976, this fourth and final volume in a series that met with critical acclaim is concerned with a certain kind of answer to the question What distinguishes the concepts that are a natural part of human languages from those that are merely expressible in language? The kind of answers contemplated rely on formal properties of the logics that overlay the two sorts of concepts. The author presents a substantive theory of natural concepts which helps to make concrete the methodological proposals. In order to make the theory more manageable, it is restricted to sentential modifiers expressed in English. Although these proposals are substantive, the methodology they exemplify may be of even more significance. Some of the ideas in the author's approach derive from the work of Chomsky, and several issues relevant to the growth of logical thinking are also treated with data that speak to questions raised in Volume 3, concerning qualitative change through development. This final volume in the series will be essential reading for all concerned with both logical abilities in children, their development, and novel methodological approaches to research bearing on this and related issues.

Bullying and Victimization Across the Lifespan Playground Politics and Power

Bullying and Victimization Across the Lifespan Playground Politics and Power

Author: Paul R. Smokowski, Caroline B.R. Evans Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/08/2019

This book examines bullying and victimization at different points across the lifespan, from childhood through old age. It examines bullying at disparate ecological levels, such as within the family, in school, on the internet, at the work place, and between countries. This volume explores the connections between variations of bullying that manifests in multiple forms of violence and victimization. It also describes how bullying dynamics can affect individuals, families, and communities. Using a universal definition of bullying dynamics, chapters discuss bullying roles during different developmental periods across the lifespan. In addition, chapters review each role in the bullying dynamic and discuss behavioral health consequences, prevention strategies, and ways to promote restorative justice to decrease the impact of toxic bullying behaviors on society. The book concludes with recommendations for possible solutions and prevention suggestions. Topics featured in this book include: Mental health and the neurobiological impacts of bullying. The prevalence of bystanders and their behavior in bullying dynamics. The relationship between traditional bullying and cyberbullying. How bullying causes trauma. Sibling violence and bullying. Bullying in intimate partner relationships. Elder abuse as a form of bullying. Why bullying is a global public health concern. Bullying and Victimization Across the Lifespan is a must-have resource for researchers, professors, clinicians, and related professionals as well as graduate students in clinical child, school, and developmental psychology, social work, public health, and family studies as well as anthropology, social psychology, sociology, and criminology.

Identity in Adolescence 4e The Balance between Self and Other

Identity in Adolescence 4e The Balance between Self and Other

This fully revised fourth edition presents four theoretical perspectives on identity development during adolescence and young adulthood and their practical implications for intervention. Kroger and Ferrer-Wreder consider adolescent identity development as the unique intersection of social and cultural forces in combination with individual factors that each theoretical model stresses in attempting to understand the identity formation process for contemporary adolescents. Identity in Adolescence: The Balance Between Self and Other, 4th ed. addresses the complex question of how adolescent identity forms and develops during adolescence and young adulthood and serves as the foundation for entering adult life. The book is unique in its presentation of four selected models that address this process, along with cutting-edge research and the implications that each of these models each holds for practical interventions. This new edition has comprehensively revised, with five completely new chapters and three that have been extensively updated. New special topics are also addressed, including ethnic, sexual, and gender identity development, the role of technology in adolescent identity development, and ongoing identity development beyond adolescence. Identity in Adolescence: The Balance Between Self and Other, 4th ed is essential reading for advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying adolescent development, self and social identity within developmental psychology, social psychology and clinical psychology, as well as practitioners in the fields of child welfare and mental health services, social work, youth and community work and counselling.

Identity in Adolescence 4e The Balance between Self and Other

Identity in Adolescence 4e The Balance between Self and Other

Author: Laura (Department of Psychology, Stockholm University) Ferrer Wreder, Jane Kroger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2019

This fully revised fourth edition presents four theoretical perspectives on identity development during adolescence and young adulthood and their practical implications for intervention. Kroger and Ferrer-Wreder consider adolescent identity development as the unique intersection of social and cultural forces in combination with individual factors that each theoretical model stresses in attempting to understand the identity formation process for contemporary adolescents. Identity in Adolescence: The Balance Between Self and Other, 4th ed. addresses the complex question of how adolescent identity forms and develops during adolescence and young adulthood and serves as the foundation for entering adult life. The book is unique in its presentation of four selected models that address this process, along with cutting-edge research and the implications that each of these models each holds for practical interventions. This new edition has comprehensively revised, with five completely new chapters and three that have been extensively updated. New special topics are also addressed, including ethnic, sexual, and gender identity development, the role of technology in adolescent identity development, and ongoing identity development beyond adolescence. Identity in Adolescence: The Balance Between Self and Other, 4th ed is essential reading for advanced undergraduate and graduate students studying adolescent development, self and social identity within developmental psychology, social psychology and clinical psychology, as well as practitioners in the fields of child welfare and mental health services, social work, youth and community work and counselling.

Handbook of Emotional Development

Handbook of Emotional Development

Author: Vanessa LoBue Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/07/2019

This handbook offers a comprehensive review of the research on emotional development. It examines research on individual emotions, including happiness, anger, sadness, fear, and disgust, as well as self-conscious and pro-social emotions. Chapters describe theoretical and biological foundations and address the roles of cognition and context on emotional development. In addition, chapters discuss issues concerning atypical emotional development, such as anxiety, depression, developmental disorders, maltreatment, and deprivation. The handbook concludes with important directions for the future research of emotional development. Topics featured in this handbook include: The physiology and neuroscience of emotions. Perception and expression of emotional faces. Prosocial and moral emotions. The interplay of emotion and cognition. The effects of maltreatment on children's emotional development. Potential emotional problems that result from early deprivation. The Handbook of Emotional Development is an essential resource for researchers, clinicians/professionals, and graduate students in child and school psychology, social work, public health, child and adolescent psychiatry, pediatrics, and related disciplines.