Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Advances in Child Development and Behavior

1st Edition - June 23, 2008

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  • Editor: Robert Kail
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080880280

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 520
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2008
  • Published: June 23, 2008
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080880280

About the Editor

Robert Kail

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Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

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