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 32 discusses cultural contributions in development, infants' representation of objects and events, the impacts of affluence, mechanisms of early categorization and induction, attentional inertia, the early development of pictoral competence, and classroom competence.


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

Table of Contents

G. L. Troseth et al, From the Innocent to the Intelligent Eye: The Early Development of Pictoral Competence. M. Gauvain, Bringing Culture into Relief: Cultural Contributions to the Development of Children's Planning Skills. P. A. Klaczynski, A Dual-Process Model of Adolescent Development: Implications for Decision Making, Reasoning, and Identity. S. S. Luthar and C. C. Sexton, The High Price of Affluence. J. E. Richards and D. R. Anderson, Attentional Inertia in Children's Extended Looking at Television. K. R. Wentzel, Understanding Classroom Competence: The Role of Social-Motivational and Self-Processes. R. E. Keen and N. E. Berthier, Continuities and Discontinuities in Infants' Representation of Objects and Events. D. H. Rakison and E. R. Hahn, The Mechanisms of Early Categorization and Induction: Smart or Dumb Infants?


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About the editor

Robert Kail

Affiliations and Expertise

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA