Twenty Studies That Revolutionized Child Psychology / Edition 1

Twenty Studies That Revolutionized Child Psychology / Edition 1

by Wallace E. Dixon Jr., Wallace E. Dixon Jr, Jr. Dixon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130415723

ISBN-13: 9780130415721

Pub. Date: 10/14/2002

Publisher: Pearson

This book gives readers a systematic look at the process of child psychology by examining the twenty most revolutionary scientific investigations in the field over the course of the last fifty years. The individual chapters are dedicated to each revolutionary study and derived from empirical data and scientific methodology. A four-part

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This book gives readers a systematic look at the process of child psychology by examining the twenty most revolutionary scientific investigations in the field over the course of the last fifty years. The individual chapters are dedicated to each revolutionary study and derived from empirical data and scientific methodology. A four-part organization examines studies that revolutionized cognitive and language development, social development and parenting, clinical child psychology, and how we think about child psychology. For those with a professional or personal interest in child and human development.

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ISBN-13:
9780130415721
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/14/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

I. SEVEN STUDIES THAT REVOLUTIONIZED COGNITIVE AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT.

2. From mollusks to Rugrats: Biological Principles and Psychological Ideas.

3. When Thinking Begins.

Piaget, J. (1952). The origins of intelligence in children. New York: International Universities Press.

4. A Marxist Revolution in Psychology.

Vygotsky, L.S. (1978). Mind in society: The development of higher psychological processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

5. The Eyes Have It.

Fantz, R. L. (1961). The origin of form perception. Scientific American, 204, 66-72.

6. The Drawbridge Studies.

Baillageon, R. (1987). Object permanence in 3.5- and 4.5-month-old infants. Developmental Psychology, 23, 655-664.

7. “Do You Know What I Know?”

Premack, D., & Woodruff, G. (1978). Does the chimpanzee have a theory of mind? The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 1, 515-526.

8. Language Development and the Big Bang Theory.

Chomsky, N. (1957). Syntactic structures. The Hague: Mouton.

9. Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden.

Brown, R. (1973). A first language: The early stages. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

II. SIX STUDIES THAT REVOLUTIONIZED SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND PARENTING.

10. She Loves Me, But She Loves Me Not.

Harlow, H., & Harlow, M. (1965). The affectional systems. In A. Schrier, H. Harlow, & F. Stollnitz (Eds.), Behavior of non-human primates. New York: Academic Press.

11. The Invisible Bungee Cord.

Bowlby, J. (1969). Attachment and loss, Vol. 1. New York: Basic Books.

12. What a Strange Situation.

Ainsworth, M.D.S., Blehar, M.C., Waters, E., & Wall, S. (1978). Patterns of attachment. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

13. “This Is Gonna Hurt You a lot More Than It's Gonna hurt Me.”

Baumrind, D. (1971). Current patterns of parental authority. Developmental psychology Monographs, 4 (1, part 2).

14. Monkey See, Monkey Do.

Bandura, A., Ross, D., & Ross, S. (1961). Transmission of aggression through imitation of aggressive models. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 63, 375-382.

15. The Ethic of Care: It's a Woman Thing.

Gilligan, C. (1982). In a different voice: Psychological theory and women's development. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

III. THREE STUDIES THAT REVOLUTIONIZED CLINICAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY.

16. “If You Were Born first, I Would've Stopped.”

Thomas, A., Chess, S., & Birch, H.G. (1968). Temperament and behavior disorders in childhood. New York: New York University Press.

17. Armadillos Aren't the Only Mammals That Grow Armor.

Werner, E.E., & Smith, R.S. (2001). Journey from childhood to midlife: Risk, resilience, and recovery. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

18. Keep the Baby and the Bathwater.

Sameroff, A.J., & Chandler, M.J. (1975). Reproductive risk and the continuum of caretaker causality. In F.D. Horowitz (Ed.), Review of child development research (Vol. 4). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

IV. FOUR STUDIES THAT REVOLUTIONIZED HOW WE DO AND THINK ABOUT CHILD PSYCHOLOGY.

19. Choreographing the Nature-Nurture Dance.

Anastasi, A. (1958). Heredity, environment, and the question “How?” Psychological Review, 89, 976—984.

20. What Comes Around Goes Around.

Bell, R.Q. (1968). A reinterpretation of the direction of effect in studies of socialization. Psychological Review, 75, 81-95.

21. Development Lessons from Kitten Brains.

Hubel, D.H., & Wiesel, T.N. (1965). Receptive fields of cells in striate cortex of very young, visually inexperienced kittens. Journal of Neurophysiology, 26, 944-1002.

22. Governments, Grade Schools, and Grocery Stores: Multiple Levels of Influence.

Bronfenbrenner, U. (1977). Toward an experimental ecology of human development. American Psychologist, 32, 513-531.

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