Advances in Child Development and Behavior

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Overview

Volume 36 of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior series includes ten chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in developmental and educational psychology.

A wide array of topics are discussed in detail, including King Solomon's Take on Word Learning, Orthographic Learning, Attachment and Affect Regulation, Function, Family Dynamics, Rational Thought, Childhood Aggression, Social Cognitive Neuroscience of Infancy, Children's Thinking, and Remote Transfer in Children, and much more. Each chapter provides in depth discussions of various developmental psychology specializations. This volume serves as an invaluable resource for psychology researchers and advanced psychology students.

*Goes in depth to address 10 different developmental and educational psychology topics
*A necessary resource for both psychology researchers and students

Audience: Researchers, graduate students, and academics in developmental and cognitive psychology.

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The Advances in Child Behavior and Development series has a well-deserved reputation for publishing seminal articles that move established programs of developmental scholarship forward in creative new directions. Consistent with this reputation, the articles in Volume 33 of the series offer ground-breaking work on topics as diverse as children's problem-solving strategies, intentionality, mathematical reasoning, and socialization within and beyond school settings. Although the substantive topics differ, what unites the contributions are their uniformly high level of scholarship, creativity, theoretical sophistication, and attention to developmental processes. The volume is thus valuable not only to scholars with interests in the specialized topics covered in the articles, but also to anyone interested in learning about developmental mechanisms, and thus to anyone interested in promoting developmental outcomes in both cognitive and social domains.

Lynn S. Liben, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, USA

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Table of Contents

King Solomon’s Take on Word Learning: An Integrative Account from the Radical Middle
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff

Orthographic Learning, Phonological Recording, and Self-Teaching
David L. Share

Developmental Perspectives on Links Between Attachment and Affect Regulation over the Lifespan
Lisa M. Diamond and Christopher P. Fagundes

Function Revisited: How Infants Construe Functional Features in their Representation of Objects
Lisa M. Oakes and Kelly L. Madole

Transactional Family Dynamics: A New Framework for Conceptualizing Family Influence Processes
Alice C. Schermerhorn and E. Mark Cummings

The Development of Rational Thought: A Taxonomy of Heuristics and Biases
Keith E. Stanovich, Maggie E. Toplak, and Richard F. West

Lessons Learned: Recent Advances in Understanding and Preventing Childhood Aggression
Nancy G. Guerra and Melinda S. Leidy

The Social Cognitive Neuroscience of Infancy: Illuminating the Early Development of Social Brain Functions
Mark H. Johnson, Tobias Grossmann, and Teresa Farroni

Children’s Thinking is Not Just About What’s in the Head: Understanding the Organism and Environment as a Unified System
Jodie M. Plumert

Remote Transfer of Scientific Reasoning and Problem-Solving Strategies in Children
Zhe Chen and David Klahr

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