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'This book is a fantastic guide to the study of developmental psychology and... it successfully achieves its goals of providing an accurate and through understanding of theories, methods and the research context... this book is excellent in aiding the reader to understand how to interpret complex journal articles. It provides the reader with confidence in their own ability to browse, interpret and draw their own conclusions from developmental psychology journals. It is highly recommended for undergraduate or postgraduate students within the field of developmental psychology'
This is a very good book which explores developmental psychology through careful analysis of some well chosen empirical research articles. It is a very useful resource for introducing students to psychological research and to help them build the confidence and skills to develop research designs and methodologies. The chapter on the nature of development provides a very useful summary of key ideas and theories.
Very useful text to introduce and enhance understanding of developmental psychology, will be recommending this to my students as a supplemental text.
Provides good examples of specific child research studies in developmental psychology
This book is good, but does not have all the specific theories students on our courses require, nevertheless a good read for higher level psychology students.
I have adopted the first three chapters of this book for my graduate level developmental course.
One for the book list. Clear and accessible. Students liked this text.
Useful text for a range of courses studying developmental psychology - would like to have used for Childhood Studies students however the audience is more likely to be physchology degree students.
This is a very factual book giving very good examples. The examples are related to a range of situations.
An excellent text which brings contemporary research to the forefront when introducing the key theories and methods of development psychology
This is an unusual and very useful book for our Graduate students, many of whom go on to conduct their own PhD research projects in aspects of developmental psychology. The focus on research methods & techniques and the analysis of key research papers is extremely useful. A unique and highly valuable resource.
A very thorough, detailed and comprehensive text that addresses contempory issues in development psychology, with a specific focus on research methods and design. An essential for all levels and one that allows students to integrate current theory alongside more recent advances in research methodologies.
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