View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Explorations in Developmental Psychology


About the Series

The Explorations in Developmental Psychology series draws together research, theory and practice from psychology across the lifespan, providing a thorough exploration of the topic and implications for future practice and research. 

7 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Child Development Mediated by Trauma: The Dark Side of International Adoption

Child Development Mediated by Trauma: The Dark Side of International Adoption

1st Edition

Boris Gindis
June 07, 2019

Drawing on clinical data obtained through the study of children adopted from overseas orphanages, the author of this cutting-edge text applies the Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD) conceptual framework to the analysis of psychological, educational and mental health impact of the early childhood...

Teachers, Learners, Modes of Practice: Theory and Methodology for Identifying Knowledge Development

Teachers, Learners, Modes of Practice: Theory and Methodology for Identifying Knowledge Development

1st Edition

David Kirk Dirlam
June 04, 2019

Summarizing a half century of work on the problem of identifying units of analysis for complex human behaviour, this book introduces modes of practice as a unit of analysis for the science and design of human activities, and shows how to record them and create field guides at scales from individual...

Children's books, brain development, and language acquisition

Children's books, brain development, and language acquisition

1st Edition

Ralf Thiede
November 07, 2018

This book correlates English-speaking children’s brain development and acquisition of language with the linguistic input that comes from children’s books. Drawing from the most current research on the developing brain, the author demonstrates how language acquisition is exclusively interactive, and...

Development from Adolescence to Early Adulthood: A dynamic systemic approach to transitions and transformations

Development from Adolescence to Early Adulthood: A dynamic systemic approach to transitions and transformations

1st Edition

Marion Kloep, Leo Hendry, Rachel Taylor, Ian Stuart-Hamilton
December 21, 2017

Traditionally, the subject of adolescent development has been explored using a stage based approach, often with an emphasis on the potential risks and problems of adolescence. Taking a different approach, in this book the authors draw upon a wealth of research to examine the period of development...

Learning from Picturebooks: Perspectives from child development and literacy studies

Learning from Picturebooks: Perspectives from child development and literacy studies

1st Edition

Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Jörg Meibauer, Kerstin Nachtigäller, Katharina J. Rohlfing
April 12, 2017

Picturebooks, understood as a series of meaningful text-picture relations, are increasingly acknowledged as an autonomous sub-genre of children’s literature. Being highly complex aesthetic products, their use is deeply embedded in specific situations of joint attention between a caregiver and a...

Developmental Neuropsychology

Developmental Neuropsychology

1st Edition

Janna Glozman
December 20, 2016

Developmental Neuropsychology draws upon the research of Alexander Luria and Lev Vygotsky to present a comprehensive study of developmental neuropsychology from a Russian, and Western perspective. Janna Glozman offers a fresh and accessible analysis of Luria and Vygotsky’s collaboration, which...

Indigenous Adolescent Development: Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts

Indigenous Adolescent Development: Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts

1st Edition

Les B. Whitbeck, Melissa Walls, Kelley Hartshorn
October 12, 2015

This volume explores the first four waves of a longitudinal diagnostic study of Indigenous adolescents and their families. The first study of its kind, it calls attention to culturally specific risk factors that affect Indigenous (American Indian and Canadian First Nations) adolescent development...

AJAX loader