Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Series Editor:

  • Hayne Reese, West Virginia University, Morgantown, U.S.A.

Advances in Child Development and Behavior is intended to ease the task faced by researchers, instructors, and students who are confronted by the vast amount of research and theoretical discussion in child development and behavior. The serial provides scholarly technical articles with critical reviews, recent advances in research, and fresh theoretical viewpoints.
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Researchers, graduate students, and academics in developmental and cognitive psychology.


Book information

  • Published: August 1996
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-009726-5


"This book is useful, not only for scholars already interested in the specific topics reviewed, but for anyone open to the scientific process... where speculation meets data, where questions confront assumptions, and where fresh discoveries begin."

Table of Contents

E. Bialystok, Preparing to Read: The Foundations of Literacy.D. Davidson, The Role of Schemata in Children's Memory.D.F. Bjorklund and W. Schneider, The Interaction of Knowledge, Aptitude, and Strategies in Children's Memory Performance.U. Goswami, Analogical Reasoning and Cognitive Development.M.E. Wagner, H.J.P. Schubert, and D.S.P. Schubert, Sex-of-Sibling Effects: A Review.Part II. Personality and Mental and Physical Health.E.L. Moerk, Input and Learning Processes in First Language Acquisition.Chapter References.Author Index.Subject Index.