This outstanding new textbook presents a comprehensive introduction to developmental psychology that is engaging, yet detailed and thorough. Covering all the major topics in child development, the book offers a grounding in the principles which govern research and theory in contemporary child development, and surveys those theories and research methods which are essential to developing a firm knowledge of the field.
Some key features include:
· Coverage of the child′s ′theory of mind′ under the rubric of social development;
· an introduction to ′emotion regulation′ in the chapter on emotional development;
· Coverage of some key theories such as ′dynamic systems theory′ and ′evolutionary psychology′
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Thomas Keenan is currently a Professor in the School of Academic & Liberal Studies, Niagara College in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada. He is also an adjunct member of the Department of Psychology, Brock University. He is a developmental psychologist with interests in children’s theory of mind, sarcasm & irony comprehension, and music.
`This book is well written, with a flowing narrative. It provides an excellent coverage of methods and theories in developmental psychology, and covers the important areas of developmental psychology in a well informed way′ -
J Gavin Bremner, Department of Psychology, Lancaster University
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Descripción SAGE Publications Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0761962204