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The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology, Vol. 2: Self and Other (Oxford Library of Psychology)


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Research in developmental psychology--which examines the history, origins, and causes of behavior and age-related changes in behavior--seeks to construct a complex, multi-level characterization of behavior as it unfolds in time across a range of time scales, from the milliseconds of reaction time to the days and weeks of childhood, the decades of the human lifespan, and even beyond, to multiple generations. Behavior, in this view, is embedded within what is essentially a dynamic system of relations extending deep within individuals.

Thorough and engaging, this handbook explores the impact of this research on what is now known about psychological development, from birth to biological maturity, and it highlights the extent to which the most cutting-edge developmental science reflects a new kind of intellectual synthesis: one that reveals how cultural, social, cognitive, neural, and molecular processes work together to yield human behavior and changes in human behavior.

With insightful contributions from more than 50 of the world's leading developmental scientists, these two volumes will serve as an influential and informed text for students and as an authoritative desk reference for years to come.

About the Author

Philip David Zelazo, Ph.D., is the Nancy M. and John E. Lindahl Professor at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota.

Table of Contents

1. Developmental Psychology: A New Synthesis

Philip David Zelazo

2. Personality and Emotional Development: Overview

Nathan A. Fox, Bethany C. Reeb-Sutherland, and Kathryn A. Degnan

3. The Development of Stress Reactivity: A Neurobiological Perspective

Megan R. Gunnar and Adriana M. Herrera

4. The Development of Emotion Regulation: Integrating Normative and Individual Differences through Developmental Neuroscience

Marc D. Lewis

5. The Developing Moralities: A Cognitive Neuroscience Approach

R. J. R. Blair

6. The Structure of Temperament and Personality Traits: A Developmental Perspective

Rebecca L. Shiner and Colin G. DeYoung

7. Temperamental Contributions to Inhibited and Uninhibited Profiles

Jerome Kagan

8. Social Development

Carol S. Dweck

9. Attachment Theory and Research: Precis and Prospect

Ross A. Thompson

10. A Neural Networks, Information Processing Model of Joint Attention and Social-Cognitive Development

Peter Mundy

11. Peer Relationships in Childhood

Kenneth H. Rubin, Julie C. Bowker, Kristina L. McDonald, and Melissa Menzer

12. Play

Anthony D. Pellegrini

13. Prosocial Development

Nancy Eisenberg, Tracy L. Spinrad, and Amanda S. Morris

14. Gender Development During Childhood

Campbell Leaper

15. Self-conceptualizing in development

Philippe Rochat

16. Theory of Mind: Self-Reflection and Social Understanding

Janet Wilde Astington and Claire Hughes

17. Sociocultural Contexts of Development

Mary Gauvain

18. An Overview of Developmental Psychopathology

Dante Cicchetti

19. Modularity and Developmental Disorders

Michael S. C. Thomas, Harry R. M. Purser, and Fiona M. Richardson

20. Aggression and Anti-Social Behavior: A Developmental Perspective

Jean R. Séguin

21. The social environment and the development of psychopathology

Kirby Deater-Deckard

22. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Towards a Developmental Synthesis

Edmund J S Sonuga-Barke

23. Risk and Resilience in Development

Ann S. Masten

Product Details

Self and Other
Zelazo, Philip David (edt)
Zelazo, Philip David
Oxford University Press
Developmental Psychology
Psychology | Developmental
Psychology : General
Publication Date:
7.3 x 9.9 x 1.3 in 2.7 lb

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