Description

Volume 40 of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior series includes 10 chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area.

A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including Perspectives on Attachment and Social Cognition Across Generations; Developmental Perspectives on Vulnerability to Non-Suicidal Self-Injury in Youth; Development of Future Thinking, Planning, and Prospective Memory; and Family Relationships and Children's Stress Responses.

Each chapter provides in-depth discussions and this volume serves as an invaluable resource for Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.

Key Features

  • 10 chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area
  • A wide array of topics are discussed in detail

Readership

Developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students

Table of Contents

Preface

Autobiographical memory development from an attachment perspective: the special role of negative events

I. Overview

II. Models of Autobiographical Memory Development

III. The Proposed Model

IV. Attachment Theory

V. Negative Information and Attachment

VI. Resolving Contradictory Findings

VII. Remaining Issues, Additional Considerations, and Future Directions

VIII. Conclusion

Acknowledgments

Links between attachment and social information processing: examination of intergenerational processes

I. Introduction

II. Early Insights into the Role that Social Information Processing Plays in Attachment Processes

III. How Might Cross-Generational Links Emerge Between Attachment and Social Information Processing?

IV. Parents’ Attachment and Children's Social Information Processing: The Empirical Studies

V. Parents’ Social Information Processing and Children's Attachment: The Empirical Studies

VI. Concluding Remarks

Acknowledgments

The Development of Episodic Foresight

I. Episodic Foresight: An Emerging Concept

II. Methods for Investigating Episodic Foresight in Young Children

III. Conceptual and Methodological Issues

From little white lies to filthy liars

I. The Paradox of Lies

II. Normative Lie-Telling

III. Developing a Conceptual Framework of Lying

IV. Lying as a Problem Behavior

V. From Normative to Problem Behavior—And Back Again?

VI. The Road Map: Future Directions

Acknowledgments

A model of moral identity

I. From Plato to Parents

II. A Brief, Selective Review of the Moral Education Domain

III. Moral Identity

IV. A Model of Moral Identity Formation

V. Empirical Support for the Model of Moral Identity

VI. Application to

Details

No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780123864932
Print ISBN:
9780123864918
Print ISBN:
9780323164535

About the serial-volume-editor

Janette B. Benson

Janette B. Benson is an Associate Dean, Morgridge College of Educationan and Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Denver. She recently served for five years as the Director of the University-wide Office of Academic Assessment and co-chaired the successful University reaccreditation. Dr. Benson’s expertise is in cognitive and sensorimotor development in infancy and early childhood, and her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, The MacArthur Foundation and the March of Dimes. Dr. Benson has published several articles, book chapters and has edited or co-edited several books, including The Encyclopedia of Infancy and Early Childhood Development. She has been the recipient of several awards and honors, including the University of Denver Scholar – Teacher of the Year (1993), the 2000 CASE Colorado Professor of the Year, a Carnegie Scholar, a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, member of the Board of Directors of Shortridge Academy, and the serial editor of Advances in Child Development and Behavior.

Affiliations and Expertise

Morgridge College of Education and Department of Psychology, University of Denver, CO, USA