Advances in Infancy Research, Volume 12

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The articles appearing here serve as primary references of authors' programmatic studies, providing a forum for new technological and methodological developments, or new integrations that have the potential of influencing the theoretical and research perspectives of others who study infant behavior and development. This volume is dedicated to a Eleanor E. Maccoby, a major contemporary researcher whose contributions and insights in the field of infant behavior and development have been of great importance and ...

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Overview

The articles appearing here serve as primary references of authors' programmatic studies, providing a forum for new technological and methodological developments, or new integrations that have the potential of influencing the theoretical and research perspectives of others who study infant behavior and development. This volume is dedicated to a Eleanor E. Maccoby, a major contemporary researcher whose contributions and insights in the field of infant behavior and development have been of great importance and whose work has inspired the research of others.

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The latest volume in the series continues to include outstanding integrative work by infancy researchers, offering substantive findings and new views of the developing and behaving infant. Acidic paper. Price to individuals $32.50. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781567503906
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/16/1999
  • Series: Advances in Infancy Research Series
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

CARLOLYN ROVEE-COLLIER is Professor II of Psychology at Rutgers University.

LEWIS P. LIPSITT is Professor Emeritus of psychology, medical science and human development at Brown University, where he continues as research professor of psychology

HARLENE HAYNE is Professor at the department of psychology, University of Otago, New Zealand.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Dedication

Children's Dispositions and Mother-Child Interaction at 12 and 18 Months: A Short-Term Longitudinal Study, Eleanor E. Maccoby, Margaret Ellis Snow, and Carol Nagy Jacklin Malnutrition and Mother-Infant Interaction: Expanding the Model of Nutritional Effects on Development, Kathleen S. Gorman

Singing to Infants: Lullabies and Play Songs, Sandra E. Trehub and Laurel Trainor

Prenatal and Infancy Home Visitation by Nurses: A Program of Research, David L. Olds, Charles R. Henderson, Jr. Harriet Kitzman, John Eckenrode, Robert Cole, Robert Tatelbaum, JoAnn Robinson, Lisa M. Pettitt, Ruth O'Brien, and Peggy Hill

Linguistic, Cognitive, and Affective Developments in Children with Pre- and Perinatal Focal Brain Injury: A Ten-Year Overview from the San Diego Longitudinal Project, Joan Stiles, Elizabeth A. Bates, Donna Thal, Doris Trauner, and Judy Reilly

Introduction to Chapter 5-Turning and Looking: New Directions in Infant Language Research, Edith L. Bavin and Denis Burnham

(Chapter 5 is comprised of 12 symposium papers: Paper 1-Familiarity and Novelty Preferences in Infants' Auditory-Visual Speech Perception: Problems, Factors, and a Solution, Dennis Burnham and Barbara Dodd

Paper 2-Using the Headturn Preference Procedure to Study Language, Peter W. Jusczyk. Paper 3-Using the Head-Turning Technique to Explore Cross-Linguistic Performance Differences, Cecile Kuijpers, Riet Coolen, Derek Houston, and Anne Cutler

Paper 4-The Infant's Response to Maternal Vocal Affect, Christine Kitamura and Dennis Burnham

Paper 5-Methodological Issues in Studying the Link Between Speech-Perception and Word Learning, Christine L. Stager andJanet F. Werker

Paper 6-Assessing the Speed and Accuracy of Word Recognition in Infants, Daniel Swingley, John P. Pinto, and Anne Fernald

Paper 7-Reliability and Validity in Infant Auditory Preference Procedures, John P.

Pinto, Anne Fernald, and Gerald W. McRoberts

Paper 8-Developmental Changes in the Use of Structure in Verb Learning: Evidence From Preferential Looking, Letitia R. Naigles

Paper 9-Preferential Looking: Testing Structural Knowledge, Edith L. Bavin, Roger J. Wales, and Heather Kelly

Paper 10-The Use of Preferential Looking as a Measure of Semantic Development, Laraine McDonough, Soonja Choi, Melissa Bowerman, and Jean M. Mandler

Paper 11-Introducing the 3-D Intermodal Preferential Looking Paradigm: A New Method to Answer an Age-Old Question, George J. Hollich, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff

Paper 12-Non-Developmental Studies of Development: Examples From Newborn Research, Bilingualism, and Brain Imaging, E. Dupoux and J. Mehler) Distractibility During Visual Fixation in Young Infants: The Selectivity of Attention, John E. Richards and Jeffrey M. Lansink

Author Index

Subject Index

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