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Foundations of Self-Concept
Emergence of Self-Esteem
Reasonable Self-Esteem by
Reasonable Self-Esteem demonstrates the attraction of a life in which reasonableness is a central commitment. It will appeal to those with an interest in philosophy, ethics, and moral psychology and is essential reading for those concerned with self-esteem.
Empathy and Sympathy
The Regulation of Emotion by
The aim of this volume is to present, in an integrated framework, the most contemporary perspectives on emotion regulation. The book includes empirically-grounded work and theories that are central to our understanding of the processes that constitute emotion regulation and their consequences.
Gender, Emotion, and the Family by
"Do Women express their feelings more than men? Popular stereotypes say they do, but in this provocative book, Leslie Brody breaks with conventional wisdom. Integrating a wealth of perspectives and research - biological, sociocultural, developmental - her work explores the nature and extent of gender differences in emotional expression, as well as the endlessly complex question of how such differences come about."--Jacket.
The caldron of consciousness : motivation, affect, and self-organization : an anthology by
These new studies by prominent neuroscientists, psychologists and philosophers work toward a coherent framework for understanding emotion and its contribution to the functioning of consciousness in general, as an aspect of self-organizing, embodied subjects. Distinguishing consciousness from unconscious information processing hinges on the role of motivating emotions in all conscious modalities, and how emotional brain processes interact with those traditionally associated with cognitive function.
Misery and company : sympathy in everyday life by
In a kind of social tour of sympathy, Candace Clark reveals that the emotional experience we call sympathy has a history, logic, and life of its own. Although sympathy may seem to be a natural, reflexive reaction, people are not born knowing when, for whom, and in what circumstances sympathy is appropriate. Rather, they learn elaborate, highly specific rules—different rules for men than for women—that guide when to feel or display sympathy, when to claim it, and how to accept it.
Advances in Peer Sociability
Peer relations and School Readiness
Parental Influences on Early Peer Relations
Peer Relationships and Adjustment at School by
Peer Relationships and Adjustment in School is an important volume for researchers and practitioners interested in social development, peer relationships and youth engagement and achievement in school.
In this book, the authors discuss adolescent best friends and the profound influence this relationship brings during adolescence and beyond; friendship facilitation strategies for individuals with physical or psychological impairment; empirical findings regarding the ways that child abuse may adversely affect the initiation and maintenance of friendships in early adulthood; value similarity in adolescent friendships and others.
Foundations of Morality
The Psychoanalytic Perspective
Social Learning Theory
The Cognitive-Developmental Perspective
The Other Side of Morality: Development of Aggression
Personality development : a psychoanalytic perspective by
Personality Development is a comprehensive overview of infant observation and personality development. It starts at inter-utero life and goes through to adulthood, focusing on the emotional tasks involved at each stage of development and the interplay of internal processes and external circumstances. Contents include: • intra-uterine life and the experience of birth • babyhood: becoming a person in the family • the toddler and the wider world • the latency period. Using clinical and observational material, it will be of interest to those teaching personality development courses, as well as mental health and child care professionals.
Social learning and imitation by
In this volume the authors have made a fresh attack upon the problem with a set of concepts which seem peculiarly relevant to it. If imitative tendencies are not instinctive they must be learned, the argument runs. This book offers a detailed discussion of how such learning takes .place.
Prospective memory : cognitive, neuroscience, developmental, and applied perspectives by
Over the last decade, the topic of prospective memory - the encoding, storage and delayed retrieval of intended actions - has attracted much interest, and this is reflected in a rapidly growing body of literature: 350 scientific articles have been published on this topic since the appearance of the first edited book in 1996. In addition to the quantity, the quality and diversity of approaches to research in the field has also developed rapidly. Prospective Memory provides an accessible, integrated guide to the expanded literature on the topic.
Psychology of Morality by
Based on general attribution principles, much research has focused on the processes involved in making morally relevant trait attributions. For example, it has long been thought that the process by which people make trait attributions is different in the moral domain than in other domains. However, more recent research demonstrates that the story is much more complex than that; there exist multiple attribution processes even in the moral domain. Topic discussed in this book include coping with offline prohibited actions in gamespace; moral thinking vs. moral action; worldview beliefs, morality beliefs and decision-making referents and rational choice, capabilities and morality of human well-being.
Gender-Stereotyped Beliefs and Behaviors
Biological Influences on Gender Typing
Environmental Influences on Gender Typing
Reducing Gender Stereotyping in Young Children
Critical Insights: Gender, sex & sexuality by
This volume examines the different types of sexes, genders, and sexuality from ancient myths to present day; queerness; and religion, masculinity, and self-determination. It explores famous works such as Aristophanes' Lysistrata, Genji Monogatari, Macbeth, Paradise Lost, Victorian fiction, Tomboy Trouble, and more from a plethora of distinct cultures and viewpoints
Human Differences by
This text reviews the mass of information concerning the ways in which individuals and groups differ from each other. Reviews of research findings and interpretations are provided on: physical appearance, performance and health; cognitive abilities; personality; and development across the life span. Extensive treatment of foundations (historical, measurement, research methods, biological, social, and cultural) is also provided. Both normal and abnormal behaviors are considered. The book provides an interdisciplinary focus, including material from all the behavior and natural sciences, not just psychology, sociology, or biology.
Gender, Sex and Children's Play by
Call Number: LB 1137 .K45 2016
Topics include: play and the behaviour of boys and girls within particular social contexts; play and girls' and boys' sexual behaviour and their associated feelings; play and children's self-concepts and expectations; the professional adult workers' role and the manifestation of genderized and/or sexualized play behaviour both in and outside a setting.
Child Rearing and Emotional and Social Development
Styles of Child Rearing
What Makes Authoritative Child Rearing Effective?
You and Your Child by
A central theme of this book is the gradual process of separation between parents and toddlers and the growth of autonomy in them all. Jenny Stoker has written with clarity, sympathy and warmth about the multiple problems children face in their toddler years and she has addressed the parents with immense empathy. Stoker manages to convey complex concepts and arguments in a lucid and simple style that all readers will find most helpful.
Family Investments in Children's Potential by
These papers on the theme of investments in children are loosely built around two dimensions of parental investments: resources and behaviours. The papers discuss how parents differ in the resources they have available with which to invest, the choices parents make, the behaviors they engage in, and relevant policy and program interventions.