Great Myths of Child Development reveals the latest evidence-based science behind the myths and misconceptions about the developing child.
• Shatters the most commonly-held child development myths
• Reveals the science behind such topical issues as twin-telepathy, sex-prediction, and imaginary friends
• Covers hot-button issues like childhood vaccines, spankings, “time-outs,” and breastfeeding of older children
• Features numerous pop culture references and examples drawn from popular TV shows and movies, such as Duck Dynasty, Modern Family and Mad Men
• Points to a wealth of supplementary resources for interested parents—from evidence-based treatments and self-help books to relevant websites
About the Authors:
Stephen Hupp is a Professor of Clinical Child and School Psychology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Dr. Hupp is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and consultant for the East St. Louis Head Start program.
Jeremy Jewell is a Professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Director of the Clinical Child and School Psychology graduate program. Dr. Jewell was awarded the SIUE Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (URCA) Mentor Award in 2012.