Volume 36 of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior series includes ten chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in developmental and educational psychology. A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including King Solomon's Take on Word Learning, Orthographic Learning, Attachment and Affect Regulation, Function, Family Dynamics, Rational Thought, Childhood Aggression, Social Cognitive Neuroscience of Infancy, Children's Thinking, and Remote Transfer in Children, and much more. Each chapter provides in depth discussions of various developmental psychology specializations. This volume serves as an invaluable resource for psychology researchers and advanced psychology students.

Key Features

*Goes in depth to address 10 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

King Solomon’s Take on Word Learning: An Integrative Account from the Radical Middle Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff Orthographic Learning, Phonological Recording, and Self-Teaching David L. Share Developmental Perspectives on Links Between Attachment and Affect Regulation over the Lifespan Lisa M. Diamond and Christopher P. Fagundes Function Revisited: How Infants Construe Functional Features in their Representation of Objects Lisa M. Oakes and Kelly L. Madole Transactional Family Dynamics: A New Framework for Conceptualizing Family Influence Processes Alice C. Schermerhorn and E. Mark Cummings The Development of Rational Thought: A Taxonomy of Heuristics and Biases Keith E. Stanovich, Maggie E. Toplak, and Richard F. West Lessons Learned: Recent Advances in Understanding and Preventing Childhood Aggression Nancy G. Guerra and Melinda S. Leidy The Social Cognitive Neuroscience of Infancy: Illuminating the Early Development of Social Brain Functions Mark H. Johnson, Tobias Grossmann, and Teresa Farroni Children’s Thinking is Not Just About What’s in the Head: Understanding the Organism and Environment as a Unified System Jodie M. Plumert Remote Transfer of Scientific Reasoning and Problem-Solving Strategies in Children Zhe Chen and David Klahr


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About the editor

Robert Kail

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Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA