Advances in Child Development and Behavior: Advances in Child Development and Behavior: Volume 52 Volume 52

Advances in Child Development and Behavior: Advances in Child Development and Behavior: Volume 52 Volume 52

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Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 52, includes chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the field of developmental psychology. Each chapter provides in-depth discussions, with this volume serving as an invaluable resource for developmental or educational psychology researchers, scholars, and students.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 312 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20.32mm | 570g
  • Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 012812122X
  • 9780128121221

Table of contents

1. How Does Experience Shape Early Development? Considering the Role of Top-Down Mechanisms 2. Applications of Dynamic Systems Theory to Cognition and Development: New Frontiers 3. Mental Objects in Working Memory: Development of Basic Capacity or of Cognitive Completion? 4. Why Neighborhoods (and How We Study Them) Matter for Adolescent Development 5. How Children Learn to Navigate the Symbolic World of Pictures: The Importance of the Artist's Mind and Differentiating Picture Modalities 6. Perspectives on Perspective Taking: How Children Think About the Minds of Others 7. The Development of Tactile Perception 8. The Development of Body Image and Weight Bias in Childhoodshow more

About 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.show more