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Developmental Psychology

Developmental Psychology
Revisiting the Classic Studies

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December 2020 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book will introduce your students to studies in developmental psychology that changed the way we think about the discipline today.

Each chapter provides details of the original work and explains their theoretical and empirical impact, before discussing the ways in which thinking and research has advanced in the years since the studies were first conducted. 

This edition looks at 16 different studies including topics such as the visual cliff, object permanence, and attachment as well as researchers such as Piaget, Vygotsky, and Ainsworth.

Roger Kobak
Chapter 1: Attachment and Early Social Deprivation
Ashley M. Groh
Chapter 2: Revisiting Ainsworth's Patterns of Infant-Mother Attachment
Thomas H Ollendick and Peter Muris
Chapter 3: Conditioned Emotional Responses
Karen E Adolph, Brianna E Kaplan and Kari S. Kretch
Chapter 4: Infants on the Edge: Beyond the Visual Cliff
David Klahr
Chapter 5: Beyond Piaget
Mary Gauvain
Chapter 6: Vygotsky on Learning and Development
Alan M Slater
Chapter 7: Imititation in Infancy
Denis Mareschal and Jordy Kaufman
Chapter 8: Object Permanence in Infancy
Kelly McWilliams, Sue D. Hobbs, Daniel Bederian-Gardner, Sarah Bakanosky, and Gail S. Goodman
Chapter 9: Children's Eyewitness Memory and Suggestibility
Wendy Johnson
Chapter 10: How Much Can We Boost IQ?
Usha Goswami
Chapter 11: Reading and Spelling
Coralie Chevallier
Chapter 12: Theory of Mind and Autism
Gail D Heyman and Kang Lee
Chapter 13: Moral Development
Jennifer E Lansford
Chapter 14: Aggression
Richard N Aslin
Chapter 15: Language and Development
Ann S Masten
Chapter 16: Resilience in Children

Il testo è chiaro, redatto da autori molto preparati e con cognizione di causa; la scelta dei curatori è molto buona, sia quanto a tematiche che per gli autori individuati. Il testo richiede di essere affiancato da un manuale di Psicologia dello Sviluppo, ma rimane un ottimo strumento per approfondire le teorie classiche tramite la lente che viene da contributi più recenti

Professor Luca Balugani
Scienze dell’Educazione e della Formazione, Istituto Giuseppe Toniolo di Studi Superiori
March 8, 2023

Very good layout and relevant for course.

Mrs Gemma Rose Slade
Health and Social Care, Cambourne Pool Redruth College
April 27, 2022

Alan M. Slater

Alan Slater is Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology at the University of Exeter. He is the co-editor of The Blackwell Reader in Developmental Psychology (Blackwell, 1999), Theories of Infant Development (Blackwell Publishing, 2004) and An Introduction to Developmental Psychology (Wiley, 2017) as well as the the 5-volume reference work Infancy (SAGE, 2013). More About Author

Paul C. Quinn

Paul C. Quinn is Trustees Distinguished Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Delaware, USA. He received his ScB and PhD degrees in Psychology from Brown University in 1981 and 1986. Dr. Quinn’s research reflects an enduring interest in concept formation. His work over the last 20 years has been investigating how social category information is extracted from faces (e.g., gender, race) and has the goal of understanding how the early emergence of cognitive organization during infancy may impact subsequent conceptual and social development. This work has been supported by the National Institute of Child... More About Author

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