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Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions


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The Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions series celebrates a commitment to excellence in scholarship, teaching, and learning within the field of Psychology and related areas. The books in this series are widely recognized as timeless classics, of continuing importance for both students and researchers. Each volume contains a completely new introduction which explores what has changed since the books were first published, where the field might go from here and why these books are as relevant now as ever. Written by recognized experts, and covering core areas of the subject, the Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions series presents fundamental ideas to a new generation.

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Language Development and Social Interaction in Blind Children

Language Development and Social Interaction in Blind Children

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Miguel Perez-Pereira, Gina Conti-Ramsden
December 20, 2019

The Classic Edition of this foundational text includes a new preface from Miguel Pérez-Pereira, examining how the field has developed since first publication. The volume provides an in-depth account of blind children's developing communicative abilities, with particular emphasis on social cognition...

Hypothetical Thinking: Dual Processes in Reasoning and Judgement

Hypothetical Thinking: Dual Processes in Reasoning and Judgement

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jonathan St. B. T. Evans
December 17, 2019

Hypothetical thought involves the imagination of possibilities and the exploration of their consequences by a process of mental simulation. In this Classic Edition, Jonathan St B. T. Evans’ presents his pioneering hypothetical thinking theory; an integrated theoretical account of a wide range of...

Models Of Cognitive Development

Models Of Cognitive Development

1st Edition

Ken Richardson
July 26, 2019

In spite of its obvious importance and popularity, the field of cognitive development remains highly fragmented due to the vast diversity of models of what knowledge and reasoning are, and how they develop. This new Classic Edition of Models of Cognitive Development aims to overcome this barrier...

Children and Television

Children and Television

2nd Edition

Barrie Gunter, Jill Gunter
June 28, 2019

Does violence on TV lead to violent behaviour? How does screen time impact child development? What is the effect of advertising on a child’s behaviour? Twenty years after the publication of the first edition of Children and Television, these issues remain as pertinent as ever. In the new Classic...

Knowledge in Context: Representations, Community and Culture

Knowledge in Context: Representations, Community and Culture

1st Edition

Sandra Jovchelovitch
March 14, 2019

In this classic edition of her groundbreaking text Knowledge in Context, Sandra Jovchelovitch revisits her influential work on the societal and cultural processes that shape the development of representational processes in humans. Through a novel analysis of processes of representation, and drawing...

The Psychology of Language and Communication

The Psychology of Language and Communication

1st Edition

Geoffrey Beattie, Andrew W Ellis
May 15, 2017

This is a classic edition of Geoffrey Beattie’s and Andrew Ellis’ influential introduction to the psychology of human language and communication, now including a new reflective introduction from the authors. Drawing on elements from many sub-disciplines, including cognitive and social psychology,...

Family, Self, and Human Development Across Cultures: Theory and Applications

Family, Self, and Human Development Across Cultures: Theory and Applications

1st Edition

Cigdem Kagitcibasi
March 01, 2017

Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı's influential volume was a work of masterful scholarship and field-defining thought that challenged the existing assumptions in mainstream western psychology about the nature of individuals. During the past two decades since its publication, cultural and cross-cultural research...

Phonological Skills and Learning to Read

Phonological Skills and Learning to Read

1st Edition

Usha Goswami, Peter Bryant
May 19, 2016

In this classic edition of their ground-breaking work, Usha Goswami and Peter Bryant revisit their influential theory about how phonological skills support the development of literacy. The book describes three causal factors which can account for children’s reading and spelling development:...

Working Memory Capacity: Classic Edition

Working Memory Capacity: Classic Edition

1st Edition

Nelson Cowan
April 20, 2016

The idea of one's memory "filling up" is a humorous misconception of how memory in general is thought to work; it actually has no capacity limit. However, the idea of a "full brain" makes more sense with reference to working memory, which is the limited amount of information a person can hold...

Reading, Writing and Dyslexia (Classic Edition): A Cognitive Analysis

Reading, Writing and Dyslexia (Classic Edition): A Cognitive Analysis

1st Edition

Andrew W Ellis
April 01, 2016

This is a classic edition of Andrew Ellis’ acclaimed introduction to the scientific study of reading, writing and dyslexia, which now includes a new introduction from the author. The book describes the remarkable skills of reading and writing – how we acquire them, how we exercise them as skilled...

Couples in Conflict: Classic Edition

Couples in Conflict: Classic Edition

1st Edition

Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Mari L. Clements, Tanya Boone-Holladay
December 21, 2015

This classic volume provides a solid foundation for thinking about creative ways in which our society can work to prevent or minimize destructive couple conflict and enhance couples' abilities to constructively handle their differences. A common thread throughout is that constructive conflict and...

Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: Risks and Opportunities

Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: Risks and Opportunities

1st Edition

Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Anastasia Snyder
December 15, 2015

In this classic edition top scholars in family research examine the nature and origin of adolescents’ contemporary patterns of sexual and romantic relationships, from the evolutionary roots of these behaviors to policies and programs that represent best practices for addressing these issues in...

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