Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 56 is the latest release in this classic resource on the field of developmental psychology. Chapters highlight some of the most recent research in the field of developmental psychology, with this release covering Early moral development through social interactions, Cognitive Functioning in Children with Down Syndrome: Moderators and Opportunities for Intervention, Cultural snapshots: A Method to Capture Social Contexts in the Development of Prejudice and Stereotyping, Speaking Your Mind: Language and Narrative in Young Children's Theory of Mind Development, Interactive Digital Media and Symbolic Development, Understanding Strategy Change: Individual, Meta-cognitive and Contextual Factors, and more.
- Contains chapters that highlight some of the most recent research in the area of child development and behavior
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1. The Science of Early Moral Development: on Defining, Constructing, and Studying Morality from Birth Audan Dahl 2. Mechanisms of Cross-situational Learning: Behavioral and Computational Evidence Yayun Zhang, Chi-hsin Chen and Chen Yu 3. When Representation Becomes Reality: Interactive Digital Media and Symbolic Development Georgene L. Troseth, Israel Flores and Zachery D. Stuckleman 4. Speaking Your Mind: Language and Narrative in Young Children's Theory of Mind Virginia Tompkins, M. Jeffrey Farrar and Derek E. Montgomery 5. Cultural Snapshots: A Method to Capture Social Contexts in the Development of Prejudice and Stereotyping Kristin Pauker, Elizabeth L. Brey,Sarah A. Lamer and Max Weisbuch 6. Cultural Influences on the Development of Children's Memory and Cognition Hongyuang Qi and Kim P. Roberts 7. Understanding Strategy Change: Contextual, Individual, and Metacognitive Factors Martha W. Alibali, Sarah A. Brown and David Menendez 8. Cognitive Functioning in Children with Down Syndrome: Current Knowledge and Future Directions Angela F. Lukowski, Helen M. Milojevich, and Lauren Eales
Janette B. Benson is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Denver. She served for five years as the Director of the University-wide Office of Academic Assessment and co-chaired the successful University reaccreditation. Most recently she served as the Associate Dean of the Morgridge College of Education (2014-2917). Dr. Benson's expertise is in cognitive and sensorimotor development in infancy and early childhood, and her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, The MacArthur Foundation and the March of Dimes. Dr. Benson has published several articles, book chapters and has edited or co-edited several books, including The Encyclopedia of Infancy and Early Childhood Development. She has been the recipient of several awards and honors, including the University of Denver Scholar - Teacher of the Year (1993), the 2000 CASE Colorado Professor of the Year, a Carnegie Scholar, a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, member of the Board of Directors of Shortridge Academy, and the serial editor of Advances in Child Development and Behavior.