Advances in Child Development and Behavior

Advances in Child Development and Behavior

1st Edition - July 8, 2021

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  • Editor: Jeffrey Lockman
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323850667
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128245774

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Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 61, the latest release in this classic resource on the field of developmental psychology, includes a variety of timely updates, with this release presenting chapters on The Development of Mental Rotation Ability Across the First Year After Birth, Groups as Moral Boundaries: A Developmental Perspective, The Development of Time Concepts, Mother-child Physiological Synchrony, Children's Social Reasoning About Others: Dispositional and Contextual Influences, Mindful Thinking: Does it Really Help Children?, On the Emergence of Differential Responding to Social Categories, Trust in Early Childhood, Infant Imitation, Social-Cognition and Brain Development, and more.

Key Features

  • Contains chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area of child development and behavior
  • Presents a high-quality and wide range of topics covered by well-known professionals


Professionals, graduate students and advanced undergraduates in developmental psychology and related fields (e.g., clinical psychology, education, nursing, social work, early childhood education, child policy)

Table of Contents

  • 1. An interactionist perspective on the development of coordinated social attention
    Stefanie Hoehl and Bennett I. Bertenthal
    2. The importance of responsive parenting for vulnerable infants
    Marta Korom and Mary Dozier
    3. Biculturalism and adjustment among U.S. Latinos: A review of four decades of empirical findings
    M. Dalal Safa and Adriana J. Umaña-Taylor
    4. Why bilingual development is not easy
    Erika Hoff
    5. Beliefs, affordances, and adolescent development: Lessons from a decade of growth mindset interventions
    Cameron A. Hecht, David S. Yeager, Carol S. Dweck, and Mary C. Murphy
    6. Building theories of consistency and variability in children's language development: A large-scale data approach
    Angeline Sin Mei Tsui, Virginia A. Marchman, and Michael C. Frank
    7. Scientific reasoning and counterfactual reasoning in development
    Angela Nyhout and Patricia A. Ganea
    8. Early child development in low- and middle-income countries: Is it what mothers have or what they do that makes a difference to child outcomes?
    Nirmala Rao, Caroline Cohrssen, Jin Sun, Yufen Su, and Michal Perlman
    9. Parents' numeracy beliefs and their early numeracy support: A synthesis of the literature
    Ashli-Ann Douglas, Erica L. Zippert, and Bethany Rittle-Johnson
    10. Social learning from media: The need for a culturally diachronic developmental psychology
    Mark Nielsen, Frankie T.K. Fong, and Andrew Whiten
    11. Intuitive sociology
    Kristin Shutts and Charles W. Kalish

Product details

  • No. of pages: 388
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: July 8, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323850667
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128245774

About the Serial Editor

Jeffrey Lockman

Professor Jeffrey J. Lockman got his Ph.D at the University of Minnesota. His research interests center on perception-action and cognitive development. In his recent work, he has been studying the development of tool use in children and how it might be related to the object manipulation skills of infants. Additionally, he has been conducting work on spatial cognition in children, focusing on how children code the location of objects and object features.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Psychology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA

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