This accessible introduction to developmental psychology examines how children develop, from language development to social learning and the development of emotion. Comprehensive and engaging, it is the ideal introduction for A-level and undergraduate students, and for anyone interested in learning more about development in childhood.
About the Authors:
Amanda Ludlow is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She spent two and half years at the University of Birmingham, where she still remains as a research associate, and she is the external examiner at both the University of Middlesex and Oxford Brookes University. She is the author of numerous scholarly works focusing on children with development disorders and in 2012 she co-authored a book entitled Developmental Psychopathology.
Roberto Gutierrez is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He joined Anglia Ruskin University as a lecturer in psychology in 2008 and has been a visiting lecturer at the University of Cambridge for the last five years. He is a social psychologist specialising in group behaviour as well the development of emotions. He is the author of numerous scholarly works on moral emotions and group processes. His current research interests relate to emotions and to group processes, more specifically, social identity and intergroup relations.