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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 Word

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

Active Vision

Active Vision: The Psychology of Looking and Seeing

John M Findlay and Iain D Gilchrist

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524793
eISBN:
9780191711817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524793.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

More than one third of the human brain is devoted to the processes of seeing — vision is after all the main way in which we gather information about the world. But human vision is a dynamic process ... More

Adaptive Perspectives on Human–Technology Interaction

Adaptive Perspectives on Human–Technology Interaction: Methods and Models for Cognitive Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction

Alex Kirlik

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374827
eISBN:
9780199847693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374827.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In everyday life, and particularly in the modern workplace, information technology and automation increasingly mediate, augment, and sometimes even interfere with how humans interact with their ... More

Adolescence

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 Beyond

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

Adolescents and War

Adolescents and War: How Youth Deal with Political Violence

Brian K Barber (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195343359
eISBN:
9780199894116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343359.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Hundreds of thousands of children are forced or legally recruited combatants in no fewer than 70 warring parties across the world. In addition to these child soldiers, thousands of youth voluntarily ... More

Adolescents, Media, and the Law

Adolescents, Media, and the Law: What developmental science reveals and free speech requires

Roger J. R. Levesque

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195320442
eISBN:
9780199893782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320442.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

There is much controversy about the dangers of a free media when it comes to children and adolescents. Many believe that this constitutional right should be amended, altered, or revoked entirely in ... More

Advances in Culture and Psychology

Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume 1

Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, and Ying-yi Hong (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380392
eISBN:
9780199863501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380392.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Volume I of the Advances in Culture and Psychology series showcases a number of cutting edge research programs in culture and psychology. The volume includes chapters on human culture in evolutionary ... More

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