Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Advances in Child Development and Behavior

1st Edition - July 8, 2011

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  • Editor: Janette B. Benson
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123864918
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123864932

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Volume 40 of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior series includes 10 chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area.A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including Perspectives on Attachment and Social Cognition Across Generations; Developmental Perspectives on Vulnerability to Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Youth; Development of Future Thinking, Planning, and Prospective Memory; and Family Relationships and Children's Stress Responses. Each chapter provides in-depth discussions and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

Key Features

  • 10 chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area
  • A wide array of topics are discussed in detail

Readership

Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Autobiographical memory development from an attachment perspective: the special role of negative events

    I. Overview

    II. Models of Autobiographical Memory Development

    III. The Proposed Model

    IV. Attachment Theory

    V. Negative Information and Attachment

    VI. Resolving Contradictory Findings

    VII. Remaining Issues, Additional Considerations, and Future Directions

    VIII. Conclusion

    Acknowledgments

    Links between attachment and social information processing: examination of intergenerational processes

    I. Introduction

    II. Early Insights into the Role that Social Information Processing Plays in Attachment Processes

    III. How Might Cross-Generational Links Emerge Between Attachment and Social Information Processing?

    IV. Parents’ Attachment and Children's Social Information Processing: The Empirical Studies

    V. Parents’ Social Information Processing and Children's Attachment: The Empirical Studies

    VI. Concluding Remarks

    Acknowledgments

    The Development of Episodic Foresight

    I. Episodic Foresight: An Emerging Concept

    II. Methods for Investigating Episodic Foresight in Young Children

    III. Conceptual and Methodological Issues

    From little white lies to filthy liars

    I. The Paradox of Lies

    II. Normative Lie-Telling

    III. Developing a Conceptual Framework of Lying

    IV. Lying as a Problem Behavior

    V. From Normative to Problem Behavior—And Back Again?

    VI. The Road Map: Future Directions

    Acknowledgments

    A model of moral identity

    I. From Plato to Parents

    II. A Brief, Selective Review of the Moral Education Domain

    III. Moral Identity

    IV. A Model of Moral Identity Formation

    V. Empirical Support for the Model of Moral Identity

    VI. Application to Moral Education

    VII. Conclusions

    Cultural Patterns in Children's Learning Through Keen Observation and participation in their communities

    I. Introduction

    II. Observation as Fundamental in Human Learning

    III. Children's Presence in Their Communities

    IV. Learning Through Keen Observation and Overhearing

    V. Learning What and How to Overhear

    VI. Implications and Future Directions

    Family Relationships and Children's Stress Responses

    I. Theoretical Overview for Study of Family Relationships and Children's Stress Responses

    II. Marital Conflict and Children's Stress Responses

    III. Parenting and Children's Stress Responses

    IV. Sibling Relationships and Children's Stress Responses

    V. The Broader Family Environment and Children's Stress Responses

    VI. Conclusion

    Developmental perspectives on vulnerability to nonsuicidal self-injury in youth

    I. Developmental Perspectives on Nonsuicidal Self-Injury

    II. Defining the Behavior

    III. Epidemiology of NSSI

    IV. Functional Models: Why Do Youth Engage in NSSI?

    V. Risk Factors and Mechanisms for NSSI

    VI. Future Directions for the Study of NSSI in Youth

    More Similarities than Differences in contemporary Theories of social development?

    I. Introduction

    II. The Problem of Fragmentation in Psychology

    III. Reasons for Predicament

    IV. Is Theoretical Synthesis Possible?

    V. Toward Integrated Social Cognitive-Developmental Theory

    Acknowledgment

    Monitoring, metacognition, and executive function

    I. Introduction

    II. Four Literatures Investigating the Development of Self-Regulation

    III. Integrating Disparate Literatures

    IV. The Role of Self-Reflection in the Development of Self-Regulation

    V. Dynamic Interactions Between Automatic and Controlled Processes in Self-Regulation

    VI. Conclusions

Product details

  • No. of pages: 480
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2011
  • Published: July 8, 2011
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123864918
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123864932

About the Serial Volume Editor

Janette B. Benson

Janette B. Benson
Janette B. Benson is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Denver. She served for five years as the Director of the University-wide Office of Academic Assessment and co-chaired the successful University reaccreditation. Most recently she served as the Associate Dean of the Morgridge College of Education (2014-2017). Dr. Benson’s expertise is in cognitive and sensorimotor development in infancy and early childhood, and her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, The MacArthur Foundation and the March of Dimes. Dr. Benson has published several articles, book chapters and has edited or co-edited several books, including The Encyclopedia of Infancy and Early Childhood Development. She has been the recipient of several awards and honors, including the University of Denver Scholar – Teacher of the Year (1993), the 2000 CASE Colorado Professor of the Year, a Carnegie Scholar, a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, member of the Board of Directors of Shortridge Academy, and the serial editor of Advances in Child Development and Behavior.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Psychology, University of Denver, CO, USA

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