The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology, Two-Volume Set

The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology, Two-Volume Set

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Research in developmental psychology-which examines the history, origins, and causes of behavior and age-related changes in behavior-seeks to construct a complex, multi-level characterization of behavior as it unfolds across a range of time scales, from the milliseconds of reaction time to the days and weeks of childhood, the decades of the human lifespan, and even beyond, to multiple generations. Behavior, in this view, is embedded within what is essentially a dynamic system of relations extending deep within individuals. Thorough and engaging, The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology explores the impact of this research on what is now known about psychological development, from birth to biological maturity, and it highlights the extent to which the most cutting-edge developmental science reflects a new kind of intellectual synthesis: one that reveals how cultural, social, cognitive, neural, and molecular processes work together to yield human behavior and changes in human behavior. With insightful contributions from more than 50 of the world's leading developmental scientists, these two volumes will serve as an influential and informed text for students and as an authoritative desk reference for years to come.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1705 pages
  • 190.5 x 261.62 x 83.82mm | 3,220.49g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195370112
  • 9780195370119
  • 1,443,331

About Philip David Zelazo

Philip David Zelazo, Ph.D., is the Nancy M. and John E. Lindahl Professor at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota.show more

Table of contents

VOLUME I ; 1. Developmental Psychology: A New Synthesis ; Philip David Zelazo ; 2. History of Research in Developmental Psychology ; W. Andrew Collins and Willard W. Hartup ; 3. Research Design and Methods: Towards a Cumulative Developmental Science ; J. Steven Reznick ; 4. Biological Development: Theoretical Approaches, Techniques, and Key Findings ; Robert Lickliter ; 5. Behavioral Genetics, Genetics, and Epigenetics ; David Moore ; 6. Postnatal Brain Development ; Julie C. Markant and Kathleen M. Thomas ; 7. Sex and Sex Differences ; Melissa Hines ; 8. Sensitive Periods in Visual Development ; Daphne Maurer and Terri L. Lewis ; 9. Perceptual-motor Relations in Obvious and Non-obvious Domains: A History and Review ; Mark A. Schmuckler ; 10. Visual Development ; Janette Atkinson and Oliver Braddick ; 11. Auditory and Musical Development ; Laurel J Trainor and Chao He ; 12. Development of Face Processing Ability in Childhood ; Kang Lee, Paul C. Quinn, Olivier Pascalis, and Alan Slater ; 13. Object Perception ; Scott P. Johnson ; 14. The Development of Reaching Actions ; Geert Savelsbergh, John van der Kamp, and Margot van Wersmerskerken ; 15. The Road to Walking: What Learning to Walk Tells Us About Development ; Karen E. Adolph and Scott Robinson ; 16. Cognitive Development: On Overview ; David F. Bjorklund ; 17. Computational Models in Developmental Psychology ; Thomas R. Shultz ; 18. Memory ; Patricia J. Bauer ; 19. Concepts in Development ; Susan A. Gelman ; 20. Spatial Development ; Nora S. Newcombe, David H. Uttal, and Megan Sauter ; 21. Categorization ; David H. Rakison and Chris A. Lawson ; 22. Causality ; Alison Gopnik ; 23. Imitation: Social, Cognitive, and Theoretical Perspectives ; Andrew N. Meltzoff and Rebecca A. Williamson ; 24. Development of Attentional Networks ; M. Rosario Rueda and Michael I. Posner ; 25. Executive Function ; Stephanie M. Carlson, Philip David Zelazo, and Susan Faja ; 26. Reasoning ; Deanna Kuhn ; 27. The History of Intelligence: New Spectacles for Developmental Psychology ; James R. Flynn and Clancy Blair ; 28. Imagination ; Marjorie Taylor ; 29. Moral Development: The Social Domain Theory View ; Judith G. Smetana ; 30. From Coo to Code: A Brief Story of Language Development ; Julia Parish-Morris, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, and Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek ; 31. Speech Perception in Infancy: A Foundation for Language Acquisition ; Janet F. Werker and Judit Gervain ; 32. Syntax Acquisition ; Jill de Villiers and Peter de Villiers ; 33. Gesture's Role in Learning and Development ; Susan Goldin-Meadow and Martha W. Alibali ; 34. Symbols and Symbolic Thought ; Tara Callaghan ; VOLUME II ; 1. Developmental Psychology: A New Synthesis ; Philip David Zelazo ; 2. Personality and Emotional Development: Overview ; Nathan A. Fox, Bethany C. Reeb-Sutherland, and Kathryn A. Degnan ; 3. The Development of Stress Reactivity: A Neurobiological Perspective ; Megan R. Gunnar and Adriana M. Herrera ; 4. The Development of Emotion Regulation: Integrating Normative and Individual Differences through Developmental Neuroscience ; Marc D. Lewis ; 5. The Developing Moralities: A Cognitive Neuroscience Approach ; R. J. R. Blair ; 6. The Structure of Temperament and Personality Traits: A Developmental Perspective ; Rebecca L. Shiner and Colin G. DeYoung ; 7. Temperamental Contributions to Inhibited and Uninhibited Profiles ; Jerome Kagan ; 8. Social Development ; Carol S. Dweck ; 9. Attachment Theory and Research: Precis and Prospect ; Ross A. Thompson ; 10. A Neural Networks, Information Processing Model of Joint Attention and Social-Cognitive Development ; Peter Mundy ; 11. Peer Relationships in Childhood ; Kenneth H. Rubin, Julie C. Bowker, Kristina L. McDonald, and Melissa Menzer ; 12. Play ; Anthony D. Pellegrini ; 13. Prosocial Development ; Nancy Eisenberg, Tracy L. Spinrad, and Amanda S. Morris ; 14. Gender Development During Childhood ; Campbell Leaper ; 15. Self-conceptualizing in Development ; Philippe Rochat ; 16. Theory of Mind: Self-Reflection and Social Understanding ; Janet Wilde Astington and Claire Hughes ; 17. Sociocultural Contexts of Development ; Mary Gauvain ; 18. An Overview of Developmental Psychopathology ; Dante Cicchetti ; 19. Modularity and Developmental Disorders ; Michael S. C. Thomas, Harry R. M. Purser, and Fiona M. Richardson ; 20. Aggression and Anti-Social Behavior: A Developmental Perspective ; Jean R. Seguin ; 21. The Social Environment and the Development of Psychopathology ; Kirby Deater-Deckard ; 22. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Towards a Developmental Synthesis ; Edmund J S Sonuga-Barke ; 23. Risk and Resilience in Development ; Ann S. Mastenshow more