Social Cognition in Adolescence: Its Developmental Significance: A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology
Evidence-based Parent Education Programmes to Promote Positive Parenting: A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology
Theory of Mind: Specialized Capacity or Emergent Property? Perspectives from Non-human and Human Development: A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology
Developmental Co-construction of Cognition: A Special Issue of European Journal of Developmental Psychology
Immigrant Youth in European Countries: A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology
Willem Koops, Harke A. Bosma
June 25, 2015
The special issue aims to develop a greater understanding of the relationship between social cognitive development in adolescence and social behaviour, to discuss the mediating effects of other aspects of development in adolescence such as the parallel emergence of ideas concerning personal...
Ersilia Menesini, Christiane Spiel
April 27, 2015
From the beginning of 2000, with the increase and diffusion of modern technologies, a new form of bullying using electronic means has emerged. Literature has reached some consistent findings on the description of the problem. However, there is still a lack of knowledge about developmental processes...
María José Rodrigo, Ana Almeida, Christiane Spiel, Willem Koops
February 06, 2012
The objective of this special issue is to illustrate some of the theoretical, methodological and practical aspects involved in the evidence-based evaluation of family educational programs aimed at supporting positive parenting. The main novelty that this special issue brings is the compilation of...
Louis Oppenheimer, Martyn Barrett
February 01, 2011
This special issue reports the findings from eight studies which examined children’s national identifications and national attitudes. Data were collected from 725 7- and 11-year-old children living in countries that have or have not experienced violence or war in the recent past. Twelve national...
Elisabeth Sterck, Sander Begeer, Juliane Cuperus, Richard van Wezel
November 08, 2010
Theory of Mind, the cognitive capacity to attribute emotions, intentions and knowledge to oneself and others, has been claimed a hallmark of human cognition. Nonetheless, Theory of Mind is considered limited in young children and people with autism. Moreover, its presence in animals is much...
October 31, 2008
Since the 1970s, a great number of experimental and ethnomethodological studies have brought out the fact that social interaction influences cognitive development. However, two major questions remain: what is the true nature of this influence and what are the most relevant methods to catch it? The...
Dagmar Strohmeier, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund
July 16, 2008
Today, many children and adolescents living in Europe have an immigrant background. For the first time, studies investigating youth belonging to several immigrant groups were collected to form a special issue on their situation. The papers presented here offer a comprehensive introduction ...
Vincent Reid, Tricia Striano, Willem Koops
March 29, 2007
From the fundamental processing of human movement, through to the ability to interpret actions, infancy research is only now taking up the challenge of social cognition over a variety of cognitive areas. This special issue covers broad areas of social-cognitive development and builds a cohesive...