Advances in Child Development and Behavior: Volume 46

Advances in Child Development and Behavior: Volume 46

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Volume 46 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in this area.

A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including internalization and socialization, infants' discovery of structure, adolescents' theories of the commons, lesbian and gay parenting, early childhood and family interventions, predicting aggression, causal inference in early development, pubertal development, the impact on children of parental deployment to war, vocabulary development for English learners in the early grades, and adaptive tool-use in early childhood.

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

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 24mm | 739.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • 0128002859
  • 9780128002858

Table of contents

1. Demystifying Internalization and Socialization: Linking Conceptions of How Development Happens to Organismic-Developmental Theory
2. Adolescents' Theories of the Commons
3. LGB-Parent Families: The Current State of the Research and Directions for the Future
4. The Impact of Parental Deployment to War on Children: The Crucial Role of Parenting
5. Shining Light on Infants' Discovery of Structure
6. Development of Adaptive Tool-Use in Early Childhood: Sensori-Motor, Social, and Conceptual Factors
7. Edge Replacement and Minimality as Models of Causal Inference in Children
8. Applying Risk and Resilience Models to Predicting the Effects of Media Violence on Development
9. Bringing a Developmental Perspective to Early Childhood and Famly Interventionists: Where to Begin
10. Vocabulary Development and Intervention for English Learners in the Early Grades
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About 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.
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