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Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development

by Patricia M. Greenfield & Rodney R. Cocking

Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children...


Epistemic Cognition and Development: Psychology of Truth and Justification: The Psychology of Justification and Truth

by David Moshman

Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people's knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic...


Silver Linings:: What Five Ninety-Something Women Taught Me About Positive Aging

by Peggy Brown Bonsee

Role models are not just for the young. Professional life coach Peggy Bonsee believes they are just as important in later years as when we start out in life. This book profiles five "golden ladies" who inspired...


To Touch Is To live: The Need for Genuine Affection in an Impersonal World

by Ph.D., Mariana Caplan

For babies to develop normally, they must be touched. Adults, too, thrive when touch is a normal part of their each day: a reassuring handshake, a sympathetic hug, a healing massage. But how often do we permit...


The Overparenting Epidemic: Why Helicopter Parenting Is Bad for Your Kids . . . and Dangerous for You, Too!

by George Glass & David Tabatsky

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents . . .

Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As we witness...


Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition: Theory and Research

by Joan E. Grusec & Paul D. Hastings

This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Bringing together foremost authorities, the volume reviews the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes...


Parenting for the Digital Age: The Truth Behind Media's Effect on Children and What to Do About It

by Bill Ratner

Bill Ratner, a long-time Hollywood insider and voice of their movie trailers, explores with in-depth research the change in advertising since 1982 and what children are currently exposed to. As a parent, educator,...


A Girl's Childhood: Psychological Development, Social Change, and The Yale Child Study  Center

by Stephen Lassonde, Linda C. Mayes & Deborah Weinstein

Sixty years ago, a group of prominent psychoanalysts, developmentalists, pediatricians, and educators at the Yale Child Study Center joined together with the purpose of formulating a general psychoanalytic theory...


Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

by Paul Gionfriddo

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate...


Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionals

by LCPC Avidan Milevsky PhD

Promotes an in-depth understanding of adolescent development that can be immediately applied to effective treatment

Adolescence is a distinct and complex stage of development, and successful interventions with...


The Health Care Setting as a Context for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse: A Special Issue of Children's Health Care

by Keith L. Kaufman

This special issue was designed to explore the role of health care professionals in the assessment, treatment, and prevention of child maltreatment. The initial five articles were solicited to enhance our understanding...


Gonadal Hormones and Sex Differences in Behavior: A Special Issue of Developmental Neuropsychology

by Sheri A. Berenbaum

As the papers in this special issue demonstrate, gonadal hormones have powerful effects on the development of the brain and behavior in human beings, as in other species. Both androgens and estrogens affect...


Origins of Language Disorders: A Special Issue of Developmental Neuropsychology

by Donna J. Thal & Judith S. Reilly

This special issue represents the initial products of the first five years of a multi-center project entitled "Origins of Communicative Disorders." As the title implies, the common goal of investigators involved...


The Neurobehavioral and Social-Emotional Development of Infants and Children (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)

by Ed Tronick

Internationally recognized as one of the premier researchers on child development, Ed Tronick has held notable teaching positions and conducted vital research for nearly 30 years. Over the course of his esteemed...


Rereading Personal Narrative and Life Course: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 145

by Brian Schiff

This volume reflects on the place of narrative interpretation in life course developmental theory. Featuring exciting chapters by the leading figures in narrative psychology, it provides insights on the narrative...


A Student's Guide to Developmental Psychology

by Margaret Harris & Gert Westermann

This major new undergraduate textbook provides students with everything they need when studying developmental psychology.

Guiding students through the key topics, the book provides both an overview of traditional...


No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

by Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson

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The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child—Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the author of Brainstorm—now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline. Highlighting...


Discussions on Ego Identity

by Jane Kroger

Identity has been a topical issue in both popular and social science literatures for the past forty years. The writings of Erik Erikson on the identity formation process of late adolescence have provided an...


Synthesizing Nature-Nurture: Prenatal Roots of Instinctive Behavior

by Gilbert Gottlieb

This volume provides a primarily nontechnical summary of experimental and theoretical work conducted over the course of 35 years which resulted in a developmental framework capable of integrating causal influences...


Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

by Laurence Steinberg

A leading authority draws on new research to explain why the adolescent years are so developmentally crucial, and what we must do to raise happier, more successful kids.

Adolescence now lasts longer than ever...