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Memory Development in Children (PLE: Memory)

by Peter A. Ornstein

Originally published in 1978, the contributors to this volume offer here chapters and position papers concerned with children's memory. The chapters represent in-depth reports on children's sensory memory, rehearsal...


The CRAF-E4 Family Engagement Model: Building Practitioners' Competence to Work with Diverse Families

by Iheoma Iruka, Stephanie Curenton & Winnie Eke

This book lays out how mental health practitioners can best engage parents in their children's education for the child's best educational outcome. The book presents several different engagement strategies,...


Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

by John Coleman

"It's easier to be a brain surgeon than a really good parent!"

No one finds it easy to be a parent of a teenager. How strict or easy-going should you be? What is the best way to support a teenager who is pushing...


Transactional Analysis: A Relational Perspective

by Helena Hargaden & Charlotte Sills

Transactional analysis is growing in popularity as an approach to psychotherapy, and this book provides an in-depth, comprehensive model of theory and practice.

Transactional Analysis: A Relational Perspective...


Family Investments in Children's Potential: Resources and Parenting Behaviors That Promote Success

by Ariel Kalil & Thomas DeLeire

The papers in this volume bring together a cross-disciplinary mix of researchers--developmental psychologists, evolutionary biologists, economists, anthropologists, and sociologists--working on the common theme...


Trust and Skepticism: Children's selective learning from testimony

by Elizabeth J. Robinson & Shiri Einav

Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people...


Interaction, Communication and Development: Psychological development as a social process

by Charis Psaltis & Anna Zapiti

For decades there has been considerable interest in the ways that interactions between children can provide a beneficial context for the study of cognitive and social development. In this book Psaltis and Zapiti...


Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence

by Thalma Lobel

Like the revolutionary bestsellers Predictably Irrational and Emotional Intelligence, Sensation is an exciting, completely new view of human behavior—a new psychology of physical intelligence (or embodied...


Stepfamilies: Who Benefits? Who Does Not?

by Alan Booth, Judy Dunn & Judith F. Dunn

Stepfamilies represent an increasing number of American households and shape the upbringing of countless stepchildren. Despite their prominence in society, our knowledge about these families is very limited....


From Borderline Adolescent to Functioning Adult: The Test of Time

by M.D., James F. Masterson & Jacinta Lu Costello

First published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting: Findings From A Racially Diverse Sample

by Patricia L. East & Marianne E. Felice

Written by a pediatrician/adolescent medicine specialist and a developmental psychologist, this book is a collection of informative, nonredundant yet comprehensive studies on adolescent pregnancy and parenting....


Families, Risk, and Competence

by Michael Lewis & Candice Feiring

The problems of studying families arise from the difficulty in studying systems where there are multiple elements interacting with each other and with the child. How should this system be described? Still other...


Cognition In Children

by Usha Goswami

This textbook aims to provide a selective, but representative, review of work in cognitive development, grouped around themes that are familiar from textbooks of adult cognition. The book focuses on the question...


Studies in Reflecting Abstraction

by Jean Piaget & Robert L. Campell

This translation of the French Recherches sur l'abstraction reflechissante (1977), make available in English Piaget's only treatise on reflecting abstraction - a process he came to attribute considerable importance...


Substance Abuse and Dependence in Adolescence: Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Treatment

by Cecilia A. Essau

Recent years have seen a growth in the numbers of studies of substance abuse and dependence in adolescence, focusing on prevalence, risk factors, comorbidity, course and outcome. At the same time, numerous prevention...


Defiant Teens, Second Edition: A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Family Intervention

by Russell A. Barkley & Arthur L. Robin

This authoritative manual presents an accessible 18-step program widely used by clinicians working with challenging teens. Steps 1-9 comprise parent training strategies for managing a broad range of problem...


Chronicle of a Silence Endured

by Guido Verona

"Chronicle of a Silence Endured" is a highly intriguing and deeply woven fictional piece. It chronicles the psychological and spiritual trials that befall the 'hero' as he moves through life bound by the stigma...


Youth On Religion: The development, negotiation and impact of faith and non-faith identity

by Nicola Madge, Peter Hemming & Kevin Stenson

Globalisation has led to increasing cultural and religious diversity in cities around the world. What are the implications for young people growing up in these settings? How do they develop their religious identities,...


Understanding Individual Differences in Language Development Across the School Years

by J. Bruce Tomblin & Marilyn A. Nippold

This volume presents the findings of a large-scale study of individual differences in spoken (and heard) language development during the school years. The goal of the study was to investigate the degree to which...


Children's Early Understanding of Mind: Origins and Development

by Charlie Lewis & Peter Mitchell

A major feature of human intelligence is that it allows us to contemplate mental life. Such an understanding is vital in enabling us to function effectively in social groups. This book examines the origins of...