Description

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. Volume 31 discusses chidren's understanding of photographs as spatial and expressive representations, school relationships and their influence on behavior, literacy and the role of letter names, emotion, morality, and self, working memory in infancy, differentiated sense of the past and the future, cognitive flexibility and language abilities, understanding children with medical and physical disorders, bio-ecological environment and development, and early literacy.

Readership

Researchers, graduate students, and academics in developmental and cognitive psychology.

Table of Contents

L.S. Liben, Beyond Point and Shoot: Children's Developing Understanding of Photographs as Spatial and Expressive Representations. G.W. Ladd, Probing the Adaptive Significance of Children's Behavior and Relationships: A Child by Environment Perspective. R.A. Treiman and B. Kessler, The Role of Letter Names in the Acquisition of Literacy. R.A. Thompson, D.J. Laible, and L.L. Ontai, Early Understandings of Emotion, Morality, and Self: Developing a Working Model. K. Pelphrey and J.S. Reznick, Working Memory in Infancy. W.J. Friedman, The Development of a Differentiated Sense of the Past and the Future. G. Deak, The Development of Cognitive Flexibility and Language Abilities. D. Bugental and D.A. Beaulieu, A Bio-Social Cognitive Approach to Understanding and Promoting the Outcomes of Children with Medical and Physical Disorders. T. Wachs, Expanding Our View of Context: The Bio-Ecological Environment and Development. M.M. McClelland, M. Kessenich, and F.J. Morrison, Pathways to Early Literacy: The Complex Interplay of Child, Family, and Sociocultural Factors.

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080493299
Print ISBN:
9780120097319
Print ISBN:
9780123917034

About the editor

Robert Kail

Affiliations and Expertise

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA