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Basic and Applied Perspectives on Learning, Cognition, and Development: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 28

Basic and Applied Perspectives on Learning, Cognition, and Development: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 28

1st Edition

Charles A. Nelson
February 04, 2019

Although current views of cognitive development owe a great deal to Jean Piaget, this field has undergone profound change in the years since Piaget's death. This can be witnessed both in the influence connectionist and dynamical system models have exerted on theories of cognition and language, and...

Development During the Transition to Adolescence: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 21

Development During the Transition to Adolescence: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 21

1st Edition

Megan R. Gunnar, W. Andrew Collins
January 17, 2019

Research on the processes of change during the transition from middle childhood to adolescence has been a relatively neglected area of scholarship until recently. This volume, features prominent researchers who provide integrative accounts of their research programs, focusing on processes of...

Systems and Development: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 22

Systems and Development: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 22

1st Edition

Megan R. Gunnar, Esther Thelen
August 26, 2016

This volume covers the 22nd Annual Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology. The theme of the conference was the use of a systematic approach to the study of development. An analysis of systems theory, its applications to the study of development, its benefits, and its drawbacks are considered. The...

Memory and Affect in Development: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 26

Memory and Affect in Development: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 26

1st Edition

Charles A. Nelson
May 13, 2016

As in recent years, a thematic concept was selected over a general one for the 26th annual Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology. In this case the relation between memory and affect was targeted for two reasons. The first concerned the a priori theoretical relation between these content areas....

Cultural Processes in Child Development: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 29

Cultural Processes in Child Development: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 29

1st Edition

Ann S. Masten
March 03, 2016

The chapters of this volume were originally presented at the 29th Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology. The focus of this symposium on cultural processes in child development emerged from the growing recognition among those at the Institute of Child Development and many others in the field that...

The Effects of Early Adversity on Neurobehavioral Development

The Effects of Early Adversity on Neurobehavioral Development

1st Edition

Charles A. Nelson
May 07, 2015

There has been a burgeoning of interest in the relation between biological development--particularly brain development--and behavioral development. This shift in focus does a better job of reflecting the whole child and all of development. Not surprisingly, many of the individuals who are concerned...

Action As An Organizer of Learning and Development: Volume 33 in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology Series

Action As An Organizer of Learning and Development: Volume 33 in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology Series

1st Edition

John J. Rieser, Jeffrey J. Lockman, Charles A. Nelson
February 05, 2015

This is the 33rd volume in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology held in October 2002. The symposium was held to honor the scientific and mentoring contributions of Anne Danielson Pick and Herbert L. Pick, Jr.--two longtime and beloved professors of the Institute of Child Development. It...

Relationships as Developmental Contexts: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 30

Relationships as Developmental Contexts: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 30

1st Edition

W. Andrew Collins, Brett Laursen
February 05, 2015

The volume's topic was chosen in part because of the rapidly growing salience of dyadic research perspectives in developmental psychology, but also in social psychology and in fields such as communication and family studies. It provides the most complete representation now available on current...

Child Psychology in Retrospect and Prospect: in Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the institute of Child Development

Child Psychology in Retrospect and Prospect: in Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the institute of Child Development

1st Edition

Willard W. Hartup, Richard A. Weinberg
July 09, 2013

This 32nd volume of the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology celebrates the 75th anniversary of the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development. All eight essays are devoted to developmental science, its history, and current status. Taken together, the chapters in this book show how...

Multilevel Dynamics in Developmental Psychopathology: Pathways to the Future: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 34

Multilevel Dynamics in Developmental Psychopathology: Pathways to the Future: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 34

1st Edition

Ann S. Masten
November 14, 2012

This latest volume in The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series highlights recent research across multiple levels of analysis to understand processes that shape development toward and away from behavioral problems and disorders over the life course, including the pathways to mental health....

Threats To Optimal Development: Integrating Biological, Psychological, and Social Risk Factors: the Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 27

Threats To Optimal Development: Integrating Biological, Psychological, and Social Risk Factors: the Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 27

1st Edition

Charles A. Nelson
September 01, 1994

Psychology's recent immersion in risk research has introduced a new variant in which the focus is not solely on disease, but also on the effects and consequences produced by the multiple aspects of risk on individual adaptation. Variations in such patterns of adaptation signal the entrance of...

Modularity and Constraints in Language and Cognition: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 25

Modularity and Constraints in Language and Cognition: The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 25

1st Edition

Megan R. Gunnar, Michael Maratsos
September 01, 1992

One of the central problems in the study of modern cognition is the degree to which higher cognition is modularized: that is, how much are higher functions carried out by domain-specific, specialized, cognitive subsystems, rather than a highly general cognitive learning and inferring device? To...

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