Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Edited by

  • Robert Kail, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

Volume 36 of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior series includes ten chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in developmental and educational psychology. A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including King Solomon's Take on Word Learning, Orthographic Learning, Attachment and Affect Regulation, Function, Family Dynamics, Rational Thought, Childhood Aggression, Social Cognitive Neuroscience of Infancy, Children's Thinking, and Remote Transfer in Children, and much more. 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.
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Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.


Book information

  • Published: June 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374317-6

Table of Contents

King Solomon’s Take on Word Learning: An Integrative Account from the Radical MiddleKathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Michnick GolinkoffOrthographic Learning, Phonological Recording, and Self-TeachingDavid L. ShareDevelopmental Perspectives on Links Between Attachment and Affect Regulation over the LifespanLisa M. Diamond and Christopher P. FagundesFunction Revisited: How Infants Construe Functional Features in their Representation of ObjectsLisa M. Oakes and Kelly L. MadoleTransactional Family Dynamics: A New Framework for Conceptualizing Family Influence ProcessesAlice C. Schermerhorn and E. Mark CummingsThe Development of Rational Thought: A Taxonomy of Heuristics and BiasesKeith E. Stanovich, Maggie E. Toplak, and Richard F. WestLessons Learned: Recent Advances in Understanding and Preventing Childhood AggressionNancy G. Guerra and Melinda S. LeidyThe Social Cognitive Neuroscience of Infancy: Illuminating the Early Development of Social Brain FunctionsMark H. Johnson, Tobias Grossmann, and Teresa FarroniChildren’s Thinking is Not Just About What’s in the Head: Understanding the Organism and Environment as a Unified SystemJodie M. PlumertRemote Transfer of Scientific Reasoning and Problem-Solving Strategies in ChildrenZhe Chen and David Klahr