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Developmental Psychologists

Baillargeon, Renee
[Department of Psychology, University of Illinois] Infant cognition (acquisition of knowledge about the physical world, causal reasoning, spatial and numerical reasoning) and infant perception (object segregation, time integration).
Carey, Susan
[Laboratory for Developmental Studies, Harvard] Acquisition of object concepts, numerical abilities in infants. Full-text papers available.
Gelman, Rochel
[RUCCS, Rutgers] Causal and quantitative reasoning, constraints on concept acquisition, perceptual animacy.
Gopnik, Alison
[Institute of Human Development, Berkeley] Cognition and language development, children's theories of mind. Downloadable fulltext papers.
Keil, Frank C.
[Cognition and Development Lab, Yale] Categorization, intuitive theories, conceptual acquisition and change, causal cognition.
Leslie, Alan M.
[Cognitive Development Lab, RUCCS, Rutgers] Cognitive architecture in early development, object cognition in infancy, "theory of mind". Presents the lab and current research topics.
Luria, Alexander R.
(19021977) Biography, works and photo archive.
Luria, Alexander R.
(1902-1977) - Dedicated to the memory of the soviet psychologist and its work in the field of cognitive psychology, ontogenetic development, mental retardation.
Mehler, Jacques
[Language, Cognition and Development Lab, SISSA, Trieste, Italy] Language acquisition, phonological bootstrapping, distributional learning.
Meltzoff, Andrew
[Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, Washington] Cognitive development, infant imitation and memory, theory of mind and folk psychology.
Piaget, Jean
(1896-1980) Short biography of the french psychologist.
Spelke, Elizabeth
[Laboratory for Developmental Studies, Harvard] Spatial representations in children, objecthood, numerical thinking. Full-text papers available.
Vygotsky, Lev
(1896-1934) Biography, works and photo archive.

Developmental Systems and Methodology

Considerations Towards a Qualitative Developmental Psychology
In this article Guenter Mey provides a brief description of the three phases of developmental psychology in regards to their predominant methodical orientations.
Dare Association, Inc.
Independent, not-for-profit organization that supports endeavors in the arts and sciences, particularly focusing on psychology. Online papers, instruments, staff contact details.
Developmental Lifespan Theories
Concise comparison of lifespan theories in developmental psychology. Includes chart for quick reference.
Developmental Psychology - Suite
Articles, links, and discussion forum covering psychological aspects of human development from conception to death.
Developmental Psychology Resources
Directory of categorized links, covering human development from conception to death.
European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA)
The EARA comprises psychologists, psychiatrists, and sociologists who are studying adolescent development.
Foundation "Juveniles and Social Limits"
The JSL Foundation concerns the way children and youngsters deal daily with societal norms and values. The JSL Foundation regards this object by scientific research, psycho diagnostics and program consultation
Infant Development Research Center
Description of Dr. Wass' research on cognitive development during early infancy at the University of Tennessee.
Learning & Teaching Developmental Psychology
Psychological research and theory about children's social and cognitive development including lesson plans, classroom activities, and web links.
Psyche Matters: Infant and Child Psychology and Psychoanalysis Resources
Information related to infant and child development, attachment theory, Klein, Winnicott, Bowlby, Anna Freud and others. Includes articles, journals, books, and bibliographies
Society for Research in Child Development
Information on the Society, membership, and publications.

AMA - Division 37 - Child, Youth, and Family Services
Division 37 of the American Psychological Association (Child, Youth, and Family Services). Includes publications, membership details, convention information, and task forces.
AMA - Division 53 - Clinical Child Psychology
Information about the American Psychological Association's Division 53, Clinical Child Psychology. Includes links to publications and information about task forces, APA Convention activities, and membership for practioners and students.
Ask a Child Psychologist
Ask an expert your child psychology, child development, and parenting questions.
Birth Psychology
Theory and research on birth psychology.
Center for Research into Psychological Development
CRPD aims to provide a context for research on children from infancy through to adolescence, and on adults of all ages.
Child and Family Study Group
The Child and Family Study Group is a research lab at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, USA. You will find information about our research, as well as other details about our lab.
Resources regarding various child and teen issues. Three sections: Teens, Parents and Students.
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues
Listing of current research projects; listing of people involved with the Institute. Affiliated with Birkbeck, University of London.
NYU Infant Cognition Center
How babies see, understand, and learn about the nature of objects, categories, numbers, and language.
Parent-Child Interaction Assessment
Procedure developed to yield data about parental attunement as well as other aspects of parent, child, and dyadic functioning.
Sibling Rivalry
The causes, consequences, and solutions to the multiple social, psychological and family problems caused by sibling rivalry.
Sibling Rivalry
Dr. Vera Rabie-Azoory discusses her views on sibling rivalry and parental favoritism.
The Child Psychologist
Dedicated to the fields special education and psychology and the remediation of childhood and adolescent disorders.
The Childhood Trauma
Text of a lecture delivered by psychologist Alice Miller in 1998.
The Society of Pediatric Psychology
A forum for professionals interested in caring for children and their families.

Journals of Child Psychology (Pediatrics)

Attachment & Human Development
Online journal of research related to attachment across the life-span.
British Journal of Developmental Psychology
Publishes empirical, conceptual, review and discussion papers as well as brief reports in all areas of development.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal
Provides a multidisciplinary forum with special emphasis on prevention and treatment. Includes study of variables that favor or hinder optimal family interaction.
Child and Family Behavior Therapy
Scholarly articles concerning behavior therapy for children and adolescents. Empirical research, case studies and book reviews.
Child Development
Covers topics in child development from the fetal period through adolescence. Published by Society for Research in Child Development.
Print and online journal. Publishes basic and applied research about children in contemporary society across different cultural and geographical regions.
Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review
Publishes original research reviews, conceptual and theoretical papers in the behavioral sciences pertaining to infants, children, adolescents and families.
Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry
Journal of clinical and therapeutic aspects of child and adolescent psychology and psychiatry.
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood
Online international journal publishes research reports, book reviews and commentaries.
Developmental Psychology
Print journal of empirical research about human development across the lifespan.
Developmental Review
Emphasizes human developmental processes and gives particular attention to issues relevant to child developmental psychology.
Early Childhood Research Quarterly
Scholarly journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Focuses on practical issues in child development and education such as cultural differences, school violence and child care.
Early Development and Parenting
Areas covered include caregiver-child interaction; cognitive, language, social, emotional, perceptual and motor development.
Infant and Child Development Journal
Empirical, theoretical and methodological papers on child and adolescent psychological development. Topics include caregiver-child interaction, infant perception, cognitive and emotional development.
Infant Behavior and Development
Areas covered by the journal include cognitive development, emotional development, perception, perception-action coupling, motor development and socialization.
Infants to Adolescents: Research Update
Newsletter summarizing current developmental research relevant to infants through teenagers.
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
Publishes article on the epidemiology, etiology, assessment, treatment and developmental course of childhood and adolescence psychopathology.
Journal of Adolescence
An international, cross-disciplinary journal that addresses issues of professional and academic importance concerning development between puberty and adulthood.
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology
Academic journal of research with focus on applied issues in developmental psychology.
Journal of Child Language
Theoretical and empirical studies of language behavior in children.
Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Publishes theory, assessment, intervention, program development and training articles concerning child and adolescent clinical population.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
Research on cognitive, social and physical development in infants, children and adolescents.
Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Publishes theory, research and professional practice articles exploring the relationships between the psychological and physical well-being of children, adolescents and families.
Journal of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology and Health
Research concerning very early parenting, pregnancy, prenatal bonding, childbirth, birth complications, birth losses and grief, adoption and cross-cultural issues.
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly
Research studies, theoretical papers, critical reviews and commentaries in developmental psychology.
Social Development
An outlet for research, literature and book reviews, debates and commentary concerning child social development from lifespan, cross-species and cross-cultural perspectives.
The Genetic Epistemologist
Jean Piaget Society publishes brief articles, book and journal reviews, letters, research in progress and announcements.
The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
Articles published include experimental and developmental studies, especially relating to psychopathology and disorders.
The Journal of Early Adolescence
Empirical research, literature reviews, theoretical papers and science-based practices regarding children aged 10 through 14.

Links to Biological Influence on Human Cognition

Dickinson, Anthony R.
Electrophysiological correlates of hand-eye coordination behavior in posterior parietal regions of the brain (Washington University at Saint Louis).
Kimura, Doreen
Biological influences on human cognitive and motor skills; academic freedom (Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada).

Informational site about the brain and neuropsychology.
Exploratorium on Biological Bases of Behavior:
Annotated links to sites in neuropsychology and brain science. Includes neuroanatomy, similations of neuron function, brain-based neurological disorders, gender differences in brain structure, and neurological bases of addiction.

Gerry's WWW pages - Neurosciences on the Internet
Neurosciences on the Internet contains a searchable and browsable index of neuroscience resources available on the World Wide Web and other parts of the Internet. Neurobiology, neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, psychology, cognitive science sites and information on human neurological diseases are covered.

Neuropsychology Central
The one-stop metasource for neuropsychology information on the Internet. Includes online forum, links, and search pages.
A resource for British neuropsychologists and neuroscientists. Information about jobs, conferences, and departments.

On The Brain
The Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute newsletter, Harvard Medical School.

Physiological Psychology
Course-based website, includes relevant links, lecture notes, bulletin board

Primer of Imaging in Psychiatry
This is a good introduction to the methods and applications of non-invasive imaging techniques in psychiatry and neurology.

The Neuropsychology Center
Center provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessment, neurocognitive remediation, professional consultation, and training in Clinical Neuropsychology. Professional, commercial site.

The Origins of Peace and Violence
This site presents the results of several researchers on the origins of violence, mainly those of the developmental neuropsychologist James W. Prescott, Ph.D. (formerly NICHD/NIH). It contains many papers in full text, as well as the complete Time Life documentary movie "Rock A Bye Baby".

William H. Calvin's Books and Articles
Home page for William H. Calvin, theoretical neurophysiologist and author of The Cerebral Code, How the Brain Thinks.