Course Adoption Books on Developmental Psychology
- Adaptation to Changing Health
This book examines response shift in quality of life, including theoretical underpinnings, methodology, and application to treatment outcomes research and medical decision making.
- The Aging Workforce
This book examines the changing demographics of the workforce, and their impact on the world of work.
- Asian American Psychology
This book offers a theoretical framework for the methodological and conceptual development of Asian American psychology.
- Behavioral Genetics in the Postgenomic Era
This book assesses the present and future of genetic research on behavior.
- Beyond Appearance
This APA assesses research on adolescent girls from a variety of racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds to present a view of them that emphasizes their strengths as well as their challenges.
- Biological Substrates of Human Sexuality
This book explores some of the past decade's explosion of research on the neuroscience and endocrinology of sexuality and presents the latest findings in this field.
- Bullying Prevention
In this book, the authors bring together years of experience in research and applied behavioral sciences to show how educators, school psychologists, counselors, and other professionals can address the problem of bullying and aggression in schools.
- Child Art in Context
This APA book examines the process of creative expression in child art from an innovative socio-cultural and historical perspective.
- Child Development and Social Policy
This edited volume focuses on both the influence of social policy on children's development and the unique perspective, insight, and skills that developmentalists bring to this policy and its formation.
- Couple Power Therapy
In this unique book, Drs. Sheras and Koch-Sheras introduce the Couple Power Therapy model, an exciting new approach in which partners cocreate a unified vision for their relationship.
- Couples Coping With Stress
This book presents an in-depth look at original research on how couples cope with stress, including acute and chronic stress, stresses within and outside of the family, and stress caused by physical and mental illnesses
- Critical Thinking About Psychology
This book challenges psychologists to re-examine basic assumptions of psychology so as to debunk myths and false assumptions.
- Developing Individuality in the Human Brain
This book describes the breadth of Michael I. Posner's influence on the field of cognitive, affective, and developmental neurosciences.
- Educating the Human Brain
This book provides an empirical account of the early development of attention and self regulation in infants and young children.
- Emerging Adults in America
This book portrays the lives of young Americans between adolescence and young adulthood.
- Empirically Based Play Interventions for Children
This book is a compilation of innovative, well-designed play interventions, presented for the first time in one text.
- The Fate of Early Memories
Through a thorough examination of recent scientific evidence, this APA book divorces fact from fiction regarding the nature, durability, and fallibility of memory. Author: Mark L. Howe (Hardcover, 2000)
- Featuring Females
This book analyzes the portrayals of women in a variety of outlets including reality television shows, films, print and electronic news programming, magazines, video games, and commercial advertising.
- HIV+ Sex
This book illuminates the struggles faced by HIV-positive gay and bisexual men as sexual beings, but also describes the myriad ways in which many of these men are able to celebrate their sexuality.
- Identity and Story
This book examines the way the stories we tell create our identities.
- Intrusive Parenting
This APA book focuses on parental psychological control (intrusive, inhibiting, and manipulative parental behaviors and interaction patterns) that negatively affect healthy child development.
- Male, Female
This APA books contends that Darwin’s theory of sexual selection is the best vehicle for studying how men and women pursue one of life’s most fundamental goals—survival through reproduction.
- Mental Health Care for Urban Indians
This book provides the reader with a basic understanding of the historical impact of colonization, the ensuing results of urban migration and boarding schools, and the effects that these events have had on the Native community.
- Necessary But Not Sufficient
This APA book analyzes and delineates the contributions of evolution, genetics, neurology, nutrition, and immediate and wider environmental factors to human development.
- The Origin of Mind
This ground-breaking book sets out a comprehensive, integrated theory of why and how the human mind has developed to function as it does.
- The Origins of Human Nature
This APA book examines the field of evolutionary developmental psychology—the application of the principle of natural selection to explain contemporary human development. Authors:
- A Place to Call Home
This book demonstrates that after-school clubs offer critical resources to urban youth in their passage to adulthood.
- Preventing Violence in Relationships
This book takes a developmental approach to examining violence prevention in intimate relationships and families.
- Preventing Youth Violence in a Multicultural Society
This book highlights the importance of creating culturally compatible interventions to stop violence among the youngest members of diverse populations.
- Psychosocial Treatments for Child and Adolescent Disorders
This book describes the empirically supported treatments for the major mental disorders encountered in practice for children and adolescents, such as anxiety, affective, attention deficit, autistic, and conduct disorders.
- Recollection, Testimony, and Lying in Early Childhood
This APA book, translated from German, describes a seminal study documenting children’s abilities to recollect, recount, testify, and distinguish truth from falsehood.
- Relationships Among Asian American Women
This APA book brings insight into Asian American women's lives by a scientific exploration of the relationships they form together.
- Schizophrenia in Late Life
This volume presents a uniquely comprehensive picture of the current research about older adults diagnosed with schizophrenia.
- Self-Injurious Behavior
This APA book is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary review of the research on the etiology and treatment of self-injurious behavior.
- Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships
This book shows how clients can be helped to overcome psychological challenges and become physically and emotionally closer to their partners.
- Sexual Orientation and Mental Health
This book explores recent studies on mental health among gay men, lesbians, and bisexual men and women.