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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

Adolescence, Discrimination, and the LawAddressing Dramatic Shifts in Equality Jurisprudence

Adolescence, Discrimination, and the Law: Addressing Dramatic Shifts in Equality Jurisprudence

Roger J.R. Levesque

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479815586
eISBN:
9781479833597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815586.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the wake of the civil rights movement, the legal system dramatically changed its response to discrimination based on race, gender, and other characteristics. It is now showing signs of yet another ... 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

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