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Frontiers of Developmental Science


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Frontiers of Developmental Science is a series of edited volumes that aims to deliver inclusive developmental perspectives on substantive areas in psychology. Interdisciplinary and life-span oriented in its objectives and coverage, the series underscores the dynamic and exciting status of contemporary developmental science. The goal of Frontiers of Developmental Science is to bring together within each volume many of the leading scientists on fundamental aspects of human development. In each volume, authors and editors strive to integrate distinct theoretical and methodological perspectives, and to offer critical information for future directions in scholarship and practice. Alongside a traditional table of contents, each volume also features a cross-cutting themes chart that shows which chapters align with specific cross-cutting themes pertinent to the field of developmental science. Current and forthcoming volumes span social cognition to executive function, genetic and epigenetic processes, motor development, emotion regulation, and educational neuroscience.

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Reach-to-Grasp Behavior: Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span

Reach-to-Grasp Behavior: Brain, Behavior, and Modelling Across the Life Span

1st Edition

Daniela Corbetta, Marco Santello
August 15, 2018

Reaching for objects in our surroundings is an everyday activity that most humans perform seamlessly a hundred times a day. It is nonetheless a complex behavior that requires the perception of objects’ features, action selection, movement planning, multi-joint coordination, force regulation, and...

Emotion Regulation: A Matter of Time

Emotion Regulation: A Matter of Time

1st Edition

Pamela M. Cole, Tom Hollenstein
June 12, 2018

One of the most important advances in the study of emotion regulation is understanding it as a dynamic process that develops across the life span. Emotion Regulation focuses on current conceptual and methodological issues in terms of change over various time scales: developmental change across...

Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span

Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span

1st Edition

Sandra A. Wiebe, Julia Karbach
July 27, 2017

Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span presents perspectives from leading researchers and theorists on the development of executive function from infancy to late adulthood and the factors that shape its growth and decline. Executive function is the set of higher-order cognitive...

Social Cognition: Development Across the Life Span

Social Cognition: Development Across the Life Span

1st Edition

Jessica Sommerville, Jean Decety
October 07, 2016

Social Cognition brings together diverse and timely writings that highlight cutting-edge research and theories on the development of social cognition and social behavior across species and the life span. The volume is organized according to two central themes that address issues of continuity and...

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