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Child & developmental psychology books

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Meaning, Measurement, and Correlates of Moral Development by Daniel (University of Utrecht the Netherlands) Brugman Meaning, Measurement, and Correlates of Moral Development

Morality has once again become an important focus of research in different scientific disciplines, from biology, neuroscience and evolutionary psychology, to social psychology, economics, and political philosophy. One of the reasons for this renewed interest stems from the tragedies that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2017

Handbook of Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorder  Assessment, Curricula, and Intervention by Justin B. Leaf Handbook of Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment, Curricula, and Intervention

This handbook identifies the various social deficiencies widely associated with children and youth diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It discusses possible causes as well as the lifelong effects if these deficiencies are not addressed. The handbook presents current behavioral...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Psychology for the Classroom by Johanna Turner Psychology for the Classroom

Originally published in 1977, Psychology for the Classroom is offered as an aid to people who are learning themselves and helping other people to learn: that is, to parents, students and particularly to teachers. The activity of teaching, to be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

The Social and Emotional Development of the Pre-School Child by The Social and Emotional Development of the Pre-School Child

Originally published in 1931, the study reported in this book was undertaken as part of the research programme of the Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene. It represents a systematic inquiry into the social and emotional behaviour of pre-school children...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Developing Thinking Approaches to Children's Cognitive Development by Sara Meadows Developing Thinking Approaches to Children's Cognitive Development

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Moral Development A Psychological Study of Moral Growth from Childhood to Adolescence by William Kay Moral Development A Psychological Study of Moral Growth from Childhood to Adolescence

Although the work of Piaget dealt with the intellectual development of children, and that of Goldman with a child's religious thought, there had hitherto been no comparable book on child morality to complete the developmental picture of the time. Originally...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Child Psychology in Action Linking Research and Practice by Child Psychology in Action Linking Research and Practice

Originally published in 1986, there was a divorce between the immense amount of research taking place in child psychology and the real world of professional carers or teachers working with children at the time. The aim of this book was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Raising Resilience The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children by Christopher Willard Raising Resilience The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Understanding Child Development by Sara Meadows Understanding Child Development

Understanding Child Development follows a thematic approach and outlines the main areas of developmental psychology in childhood at introductory level. It draws together strands of knowledge from psychology, neuroscience, social and cognitive sciences in a concise and accessible format. Alongside...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Understanding Child Development by Sara Meadows Understanding Child Development

Understanding Child Development follows a thematic approach and outlines the main areas of developmental psychology in childhood at introductory level. It draws together strands of knowledge from psychology, neuroscience, social and cognitive sciences in a concise and accessible format. Alongside...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

School Belonging in Adolescents Theory, Research and Practice by Kelly-Ann Allen, Peggy Kern School Belonging in Adolescents Theory, Research and Practice
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This book explores the concept of school belonging in adolescents from a socio-ecological perspective, acknowledging that young people are uniquely connected to a broad network of groups and systems within a school system. Using a socio-ecological framework, it positions belonging...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Behavioral Challenges in Early Childhood Settings by Connie Jo Smith Behavioral Challenges in Early Childhood Settings

Children can experience feelings they don't understand, causing them to act out. This Redleaf Quick Guide is filled with information on how to respond to an array of 12 common behavioural challenges, including aggression, defiance, and separation anxiety, and offers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective A Festschrift for Robert Siegler by Patrick Lemaire Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective A Festschrift for Robert Siegler

Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective recognises the outstanding scientific legacy of Robert S. Siegler as a pioneer of modern research on cognitive development throughout the lifespan. The volume presents a collection of essays written by leading scholars in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective A Festschrift for Robert Siegler by Patrick Lemaire Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective A Festschrift for Robert Siegler

Cognitive Development from a Strategy Perspective recognises the outstanding scientific legacy of Robert S. Siegler as a pioneer of modern research on cognitive development throughout the lifespan. The volume presents a collection of essays written by leading scholars in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Autonomy in Adolescent Development Towards Conceptual Clarity by Bart Soenens Autonomy in Adolescent Development Towards Conceptual Clarity

Autonomy is a central feature of adolescent development, playing a key role in adolescents' psychosocial adjustment. However, opinions differ about the nature and definition of autonomy and so important questions regarding the role of autonomy in adolescents' development have remained...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

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Integrative Processes and Socialization Early To Middle Childhood by Thomas D. Yawkey Integrative Processes and Socialization Early To Middle Childhood

This book provides insight into the complex nature of socialization and development by exploring the interrelations among such topics as play, diet, social cognition, self-concept, friendship, family, and school. This book also examines the contributions and impact of intrapersonal and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Loners The Life Path of Unusual Children by Sula Wolff Loners The Life Path of Unusual Children

Some children seem different, detached, disinterested in the games of other children. They prefer their hobbies to friends of their own age and if forced into community activities, as they often are at school, can become aggressive and difficult. In...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Child and Adolescent Development in Africa In the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals by Mark Tomlinson Child and Adolescent Development in Africa In the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals

While 90% of the 135 million infants born in the world each year live in low-income or developing countries, in a recent survey only 4% of the articles in 12 major international infancy and developmental journals were found to address...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Attachment-Based Milieus for Healing Child and Adolescent Developmental Trauma A Relational Approach for Use in Settings from Inpatient Psychiatry to Special Education Classrooms by John Stewart Attachment-Based Milieus for Healing Child and Adolescent Developmental Trauma A Relational Approach for Use in Settings from Inpatient Psychiatry to Special Education Classrooms

This is an introductory guide to attachment for professionals working in intensive child and adolescent mental health treatment programs. The book provides an attachment-informed theoretical treatment model for working with young people, and explores a range of situations and dynamics...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Child and Adolescent Psychology Typical and Atypical Development by Stephen von Tetzchner Child and Adolescent Psychology Typical and Atypical Development

The developmental pathways that children and adolescents follow can be typical or atypical, and our understanding of each is changing. This unique textbook provides an engaging and comprehensive overview of the major themes and perspectives within developmental psychology, but also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Child and Adolescent Psychology Typical and Atypical Development by Stephen von Tetzchner Child and Adolescent Psychology Typical and Atypical Development

The developmental pathways that children and adolescents follow can be typical or atypical, and our understanding of each is changing. This unique textbook provides an engaging and comprehensive overview of the major themes and perspectives within developmental psychology, but also...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Conceptual Structure in Childhood and Adolescence The Case of Everyday Physics by Christine Howe Conceptual Structure in Childhood and Adolescence The Case of Everyday Physics

'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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Attachment-Based Milieus for Healing Child and Adolescent Developmental Trauma A Relational Approach for Use in Settings from Inpatient Psychiatry to Special Education Classrooms by John Stewart Attachment-Based Milieus for Healing Child and Adolescent Developmental Trauma A Relational Approach for Use in Settings from Inpatient Psychiatry to Special Education Classrooms

This book presents an innovative relational/community based therapeutic model to ensure children's essential attachment needs are catered for in intensive mental health care.The text combines an overview of theory relating to attachment and trauma before laying out a model for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Clinical Guide to Toilet Training Children by Johnny L. Matson Clinical Guide to Toilet Training Children

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the universal issue of toilet training in children and explores issues that need to be considered by clinicians and other professionals. The book begins with a historical overview of the field, including origins...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Asian American Parenting Family Process and Intervention by Yoonsun Choi Asian American Parenting Family Process and Intervention

This important text offers data-rich guidelines for conducting culturally relevant and clinically effective intervention with Asian American families. Delving beneath longstanding generalizations and assumptions that have often hampered intervention with this diverse and growing population, expert contributors analyze the intricate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Vulnerable Children and Youth in Brazil Innovative Approaches from the Psychology of Social Development by Debora Dalbosco Dell'Aglio Vulnerable Children and Youth in Brazil Innovative Approaches from the Psychology of Social Development

This book presents the results of researches conducted with children and youth at risk for over 20 years in Brazil. It addresses a series of topics related to children and youth living in poverty or in situations of social vulnerability,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

New Perspectives on Moral Development by Charles C. (University of Toronto, Canada) Helwig New Perspectives on Moral Development
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This volume presents a selection of some of the most exciting new perspectives on moral development that have emerged over the last decade and have transformed our understanding of the field. The contributors to this book cut across traditional boundaries...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

New Perspectives on Moral Development by Charles C. (University of Toronto, Canada) Helwig New Perspectives on Moral Development
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This volume presents a selection of some of the most exciting new perspectives on moral development that have emerged over the last decade and have transformed our understanding of the field. The contributors to this book cut across traditional boundaries...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2017

The Medicalization of America's Schools Challenging the Concept of Educational Disabilities by Joel, Ph.D. Macht The Medicalization of America's Schools Challenging the Concept of Educational Disabilities
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This book challenges the validity of ADHD, learning disabilities, and dyslexia as meaningful special education categories, while it critically examines the misplaced medical model from which they're derived. The book asserts that the presumption that these disabilities cause school-related problems...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Adaptation and Well-Being Meeting the Challenges of Life by Knud S. Larsen Adaptation and Well-Being Meeting the Challenges of Life

Knowing how to live a long, happy and healthy life is a universal desire of humankind. Adaptation and Well-Being is a narrative of the human journey, from the formation of identity to end of life, which explores a number of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

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Logical Abilities in Children Reasoning and Concepts by Daniel N. Osherson Logical Abilities in Children Reasoning and Concepts

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Logical Abilities in Children Reasoning in Adolescence: Deductive Inference by Daniel N. Osherson Logical Abilities in Children Reasoning in Adolescence: Deductive Inference

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Logical Abilities in Children Logical Inference: Underlying Operations by Daniel N. Osherson Logical Abilities in Children Logical Inference: Underlying Operations

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Different Childhoods Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories by Lindsay O'Dell Different Childhoods Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories

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 the trajectory against...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Different Childhoods Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories by Lindsay O'Dell Different Childhoods Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories

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 the trajectory against...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/08/2017

Logical Abilities in Children Organization of Length and Class Concepts, Empirical Consequences of a Piagetian Formalism by Daniel N. Osherson Logical Abilities in Children Organization of Length and Class Concepts, Empirical Consequences of a Piagetian Formalism

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

Logical Abilities in Children by Daniel N. Osherson Logical Abilities in Children

Logical Abilities in Children (4 Volume set), was originally published between 1974 and 1976 to critical acclaim. Now available again as individual titles or a set of 4, the author draws on Piagetian theory to examine logical ability in children...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

Handbook of Positive Psychology in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Translating Research into Practice by Karrie A. Shogren Handbook of Positive Psychology in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Translating Research into Practice

This handbook examines the wide-ranging applications of positive psychology in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. It discusses the change in perceptions of disability and the shifting use of traditional deficit-based treatments. It presents evidence-based approaches and strategies that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/08/2017

Research Manual in Child Development by Lorraine Nadelman Research Manual in Child Development

This unique hands-on lab manual in child development provides great ideas and resources for teaching research courses involving child subjects. It includes projects in psychomotor/perceptual, cognitive, and social development. Projects are preceded by background essays on the history of that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

International Handbook for Policy Research on School-Based Counseling by John C. Carey International Handbook for Policy Research on School-Based Counseling

This handbook examines policy research on school counseling across a wide range of countries and offers guidelines for developing counseling research and practice standards worldwide. It identifies the vital role of counseling in enhancing students' educational performance and general wellbeing,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Digital Child The Evolution of Inwardness in the Histories of Childhood by Daniel Dervin The Digital Child The Evolution of Inwardness in the Histories of Childhood

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?...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Peer Abuse Among Young People a contextual account by Carlene (University of Bedfordshire, UK) Firmin Peer Abuse Among Young People a contextual account
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Peer on peer abuse is on the rise but there is a lack of literature on the topic. Taking a sociological and feminist perspective, this book reshapes the way this abuse is perceived by examining the interplay between the nature...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Peer Abuse Among Young People a contextual account by Carlene (University of Bedfordshire, UK) Firmin Peer Abuse Among Young People a contextual account
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Peer on peer abuse is on the rise but there is a lack of literature on the topic. Taking a sociological and feminist perspective, this book reshapes the way this abuse is perceived by examining the interplay between the nature...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Executive Function Development Across the Life Span by Sandra A. (University of Alberta, Canada) Wiebe Executive Function Development Across the Life Span
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Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span presents perspectives from leading researchers and theorists on the development of executive function from infancy to late adulthood and the factors that shape its growth and decline. Executive function is the set of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Executive Function Development Across the Life Span by Sandra A. (University of Alberta, Canada) Wiebe Executive Function Development Across the Life Span
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Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span presents perspectives from leading researchers and theorists on the development of executive function from infancy to late adulthood and the factors that shape its growth and decline. Executive function is the set of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

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