Volume 34 of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior series is divided into eight components that highlight some of the most recent research in developmental and educational psychology. A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including social stereotypes and prejudice, phonetic and lexical learning, poverty, the development of moral thinking, and others. Each component provides in depth discussions of various developmental psychology specializations. This volume serves as an invaluable resource for psychology researchers and advanced psychology students.

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*Goes in depth to address eight 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

Mapping sound to meaning: Connections between learning about sounds and learning about words. (Jenny R. Saffran & Katharine Graf Estes). I. Introduction. II. Overview. III. Phonetic specificity in early lexical representations. IV. Effects of familiarity with the sounds of words on word learning. V. Conclusions. References. A Developmental Intergroup Theory of Social Stereotypes and Prejudice. (Rebecca S. Bigler & Lynn S. Liben). I. Introduction.. II. Definitions and forms of Stereotyping and Prejudice. III. An Ontogenetic Approach to Stereotyping and Prejudice. IV. Core Qualities and Goals of Developmental Intergroup Theory. V. Theoretical Foundations of Developmental Intergroup Theory. VI. Core Components of Developmental Intergroup Theory. VII. Principles of the Formation and Maintenance of Social Stereotypes and Prejudices. VIII. Summary and Conclusions. References. Income Poverty, Poverty Co-Factors, and the Adjustment of Children in Elementary School. (Brian P. Ackerman and Eleanor D. Brown). I. Introduction. II. Framing Poverty Research. III. Poverty Co-Factors. IV. Dynamic Aspects of the Ecology of Disadvantage. V. Person-Centered Approaches. VI. Summary and Conclusions. References. I thought she knew that would hurt my feelings: Developing Psychological Knowledge and Mora


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