Advances in Child Development and Behavior - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128151136

Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 54

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Janette B. Benson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128151136
Imprint: Academic Press
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

1. Social-interactive Neuroscience Approaches to Understand Social Development
2. Diverging Income Dynamics During Childhood, 1970-2010
3. Social influence on positive youth development: A Developmental Neuroscience Perspective
4. Extended Kin and Mobility in the Transition to Adulthood
5. Eye movements: A window into the Infant’s Cognitive Soul
6. Children’s Cognitive Development and Educational Media
7. Cognition-Action Trade-Offs Reflect Organization of Attention in Infancy
8. Children’s Developing Ideas about Knowledge and its Acquisition
9. The Development of Dehumanisation and Intergroup Bias
10. Above and Beyond Objects: The Early Development of Spatial Concepts


Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 54, is a classic resource in the field of developmental psychology that provides a comprehensive overview of an empirical research area, a theoretical issue or a literature survey of what is currently known. It includes chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the field of developmental psychology. The topics that are selected for this eclectic volume reflect new research questions or innovative work on long-standing theoretical or empirical issues. Each chapter provides in-depth discussions, with this volume serving as an invaluable resource for developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

Key Features

  • Contains chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area of child development and behavior
  • Presents a high quality and wide range of topics covered by well-known professionals


Professionals, graduate students and advanced undergraduates in developmental psychology and related fields (e.g., clinical psychology, education, nursing, social work, early childhood education, child policy advocates)


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About the Serial Editors

Janette B. Benson Serial Editor

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 (2014-2917). 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