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The Blackwell Reader in Developmental Psychology

Alan Slater (Editor), Darwin Muir (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-631-20719-1
584 pages
March 1999, ©1999, Wiley-Blackwell
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Developmental psychology is one of the most exciting and dynamic areas of scientific enquiry to be found.

  • Provides the key readings in developmental psychology in one volume.
  • Introduces and contextualises each reading for ease of use and reference.
  • Presents an excellent reference and study tool for students and academics alike.
  • Includes postscripts to classic papers i. e. newly commissioned articles by the papers' original author updating their research.
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Introduction.

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Plates.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Part I: History and Developmental Theory.

Part II: Continuity-Discontinuity and Nature-Nurture Issues.

Part III: Perception and Cognition.

Part IV: Memory, Learning and Cognition.

Part V: Language and Communication.

Part VI: Social and Emotional Development.

Part VII: Children at Risk.

Index.
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Alan Slater is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Exeter.

Darwin Muir is Professor of Psychology at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

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  • Provides the key readings in developmental psychology in one volume.

  • Introduces and contextualises each reading for ease of use and reference.

  • Presents an excellent reference and study tool for students and academics alike.

  • Includes postscripts to classic papers i. e. newly commissioned articles by the papers' original author updating their research.
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"This is the book of readings in psychology that instructors have been looking for. Slater and Muir have assembled a set of influential and interesting articles. It is a beautifully organized reader that will be a terrific resource for all courses in developmental psychology." Professor Andrew Meltzoff, University of Washington <!--end-->

"...gives students insights beyond what is normally presented in developmental texts...In a task that is daunting just for the sheer number of articles published, they have chosen an array that both captures the diversity of research done in the field and conveys the excitement of those who conduct this research." APA Review of Books, October 2000<!--end-->

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