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Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and
Adolescence

Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Cynthia Hudley and Adele E. Gottfried (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Decades of research indicate the important connections among academic motivation and achievement, social relationships, and school culture. However, much of this research has been conducted in ... More

Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Michael Siegal and Luca Surian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

One of the most important questions about children's development involves how knowledge acquisition depends on the effect of language experience. To what extent, and in what ways, is a child's ... More

Action Meets WordHow children learn verbs

Action Meets Word: How children learn verbs

Kathryn A. Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta M. Golinkoff

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195170009
eISBN:
9780199893300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170009.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Words are the building blocks of language. An understanding of how words are learned is thus central to any theory of language acquisition. Although there has been a surge in our understanding of ... More

AdolescenceGrowing Up in America Today

Adolescence: Growing Up in America Today

Joy G. Dryfoos and Carol Barkin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179613
eISBN:
9780199847358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179613.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Of the 33 million adolescents in the United States, almost 10 million are at risk of failing to become responsible adults. They attend schools that do not serve their needs, lack the support of ... More

Adolescence and BeyondFamily Processes and Development

Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Patricia K. Kerig, Marc S. Schulz, and Stuart T. Hauser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

While the period of transition from adolescence to adulthood has become a recent focus for developmental psychologists and child mental health practitioners, the full role of the family during this ... More

Adult DevelopmentCognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships

Adult Development: Cognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships

Jan D. Sinnott

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199892815
eISBN:
9780199388585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892815.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

We currently struggle to create satisfying intimate or close relationships, something we yearn for but often fail to achieve in our evolving world culture. With our changing concepts of and demands ... More

Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Brenda Schick, Marc Marschark, and Patricia Elizabeth Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195180947
eISBN:
9780199893737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180947.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Humans' first languages may have been expressed through sign. Today, sign languages have been found around the world, including communities that do not have access to education or literacy. In ... More

Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Patricia Elizabeth Spencer and Marc Marschark (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Throughout history there have been efforts to help deaf children develop spoken language through which they could have full access to the hearing world. These efforts, although pursued seriously and ... More

Agency and Joint Attention

Agency and Joint Attention

Janet Metcalfe and Herbert S. Terrace (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199988341
eISBN:
9780199346295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988341.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The puzzle that motivates Agency and Joint Attention is how people are able at one and the same time to maintain their own sense of autonomy, taking responsibility for their own actions and ... More

Alcohol Use DisordersA Developmental Science Approach to Etiology

Alcohol Use Disorders: A Developmental Science Approach to Etiology

Hiram E. Fitzgerald and Leon I. Puttler (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190676001
eISBN:
9780190676032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676001.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Chapters in this volume reflect, to one degree or another, eight critical aspects of contemporary research attempting to understand the etiologic processes that heighten risk or resilience factors ... More

American Public Education and the Responsibility of its CitizensSupporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

Sarah M. Stitzlein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190657383
eISBN:
9780190692568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657383.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Not only is the future of our public schools in jeopardy, so is our democracy. Public schools are central to a flourishing democracy, where children learn how to deliberate and solve problems ... More

Ancestral Landscapes in Human EvolutionCulture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing

Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing

Darcia Narvaez, Kristin Valentino, Agustin Fuentes, James J. McKenna, and Peter Gray (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964253
eISBN:
9780199366828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964253.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The social contexts in which children develop have transformed over recent decades, but also over millennia. Modern parenting practices have diverged greatly from ancestral practices, which included ... More

Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Applied Evolutionary Psychology

S. Craig Roberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Evolutionary psychology aims to understand and describe human behaviour in the light of past and continuing selection and adaptation. Still a young and developing discipline, the past couple of ... More

Applied MusicologyUsing Zygonic Theory to Inform Music Education, Therapy and Psychology Research

Applied Musicology: Using Zygonic Theory to Inform Music Education, Therapy and Psychology Research

Adam Ockelford

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199607631
eISBN:
9780191747687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607631.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Although research in music psychology, education and therapy has expanded exponentially in the 21st century, there is something of a ‘black hole’ around which much of the discourse circles: music ... More

Attention in Early DevelopmentThemes and Variations

Attention in Early Development: Themes and Variations

Holly Alliger Ruff and Mary Klevjord Rothbart

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195136326
eISBN:
9780199894031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136326.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Attention is a complex and multidimensional construct. It depends on distributed neural networks; it is linked to multiple sources of information from the environment and to complex motor, emotional, ... More

Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing LossTheory and Practice

Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

There is a growing realization that many adolescents with hearing loss require special attention. Despite the benefits of early diagnosis, early amplification, and early intervention, some ... More

Becoming a Word LearnerA Debate on Lexical Acquisition

Becoming a Word Learner: A Debate on Lexical Acquisition

Roberta Micknick Golinkoff and Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195130324
eISBN:
9780199893898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130324.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Language acquisition is a contentious field of research occupied by cognitive and developmental psychologists, linguists, philosophers, and biologists. Perhaps the key component to understanding how ... More

Behavioral Methods in Consciousness Research

Behavioral Methods in Consciousness Research

Morten Overgaard (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688890
eISBN:
9780191801785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688890.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Why are we conscious? How can it be that information processed in the brains of living creatures is accompanied by subjective experience? While such questions have been topics of philosophical ... More

Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education

Marc Marschark, Gladys Tang, and Harry Knoors (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199371815
eISBN:
9780190226640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371815.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education, volume editors Marc Marschark, Gladys Tang, and Harry Knoors bring together diverse issues and evidence in two related domains: bilingualism among deaf ... More

Bridging Multiple WorldsCultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Catherine R. Cooper

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195080209
eISBN:
9780199893225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195080209.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

How can youth in different cultural communities forge identities and college pathways without losing ties to their communities? New evidence, both quantitative and qualitative, about how youth ... More

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