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Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Volume 37 of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior series includes 8 chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in developmental and educational psychology.

A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including the role of dyadic communication in infant social-cognitive development; space, number and the atypically developing brain; development from a behavioral genetics perspective; nonhuman primate studies of individual differences in pathways of lifespan development; the development of autobiographical memory: origins and consequences; the maturation of cognitive control and the adolescent brain; the developmental origin of naïve psychology; and children’s reasoning about traits. Each chapter provides in-depth discussions of various developmental psychology specializations. This volume serves as an invaluable resource for psychology researchers and advanced psychology students.

Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

Hardbound, 400 Pages

Published: July 2009

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-374470-8


  • 1. The role of dyadic communication in infant social-cognitive development2. Space, Number and the Atypically Developing Brain: Insights From Studying Parietal Lobe Function in Fragile X and Autism3. Development from a Behavioral Genetics Perspective4. Nonhuman Primate Studies of Individual Differences in Pathways of Lifespan Development5. The Development of Autobiographical Memory: Origins and Consequences6. The Maturation of Cognitive Control and the Adolescent Brain7. The Developmental Origin of Naïve Psychology8. Children’s Reasoning About Traits


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