Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Advances in Child Development and Behavior

1st Edition - July 30, 2009

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  • Editor: Patricia Bauer
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080922621

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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.

Key Features

  • Goes in depth to address 10 different developmental and educational psychology topics
  • A necessary resource for both psychology researchers and students


Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

Table of Contents

  • 1. The role of dyadic communication in infant social-cognitive development

    2. Space, Number and the Atypically Developing Brain: Insights From Studying Parietal Lobe Function in Fragile X and Autism

    3. Development from a Behavioral Genetics Perspective

    4. Nonhuman Primate Studies of Individual Differences in Pathways of Lifespan Development

    5. The Development of Autobiographical Memory: Origins and Consequences

    6. The Maturation of Cognitive Control and the Adolescent Brain

    7. The Developmental Origin of Naïve Psychology

    8. Children’s Reasoning About Traits

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: July 30, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080922621

About the Editor

Patricia Bauer

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Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

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