Advances in Child Development and Behavior: Volume 48

Advances in Child Development and Behavior: Volume 48

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Volume 48 of Advances in Child Development and Behavior includes chapters that highlight some the most recent research in the field of developmental psychology.

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 | 334 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 566.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128021780
  • 9780128021781

Table of contents

1. Brains for all the Ages: Structural Neurodevelopment in Infants and Children From a Life-Span Perspective
John E. Richards and Wanze Xie
2. The Importance of Puberty for Adolescent Development: Conceptualization and Measurement
Sheri A. Berenbaum , Adriene M. Beltz
3. Foundations of children's numerical and mathematical skills: The Roles of Symbolic and Nonsymbolic Representations of Numerical Magnitude
Ian Lyons and Daniel Ansari
4. Developmental Origins of the Face Inversion Effect
Cara H. Cashon and Nicholas A. Holt
5. Early Testimonial Learning: Monitoring Speech Acts and Speakers
Elizabeth Stephens, Sarah Suarez and Melissa Koenig
6. Beyond Sally's Missing Marble:Further Development in Children's Understanding of Mind and Emotion in Middle Childhood
Kristin Hansen Lagattuta, Hannah J. Kramer, Katie Kennedy, Karen Hjortsvang
Deborah Goldfarb and Sarah Tashjian
7. Television and Children's Executive Function
Angeline S. Lillard, Katie Bogusweski and Hui Li
8. Moral Judgments and Emotions in Contexts of Peer Exclusion and Victimization
Melanie Killen and Tina Malti
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About J. Benson

Janette B. Benson is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Denver. She served for five years as the Director of the University-wide Office of Academic Assessment and co-chaired the successful University reaccreditation. Most recently she served as the Associate Dean of the Morgridge College of Education (2014-2917). 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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