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Developmental Psychologists

Baillargeon, Renee http://www.psych.uiuc.edu/people/faculty/baillargeon.html
[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 http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/~lds/carey.html
[Laboratory for Developmental Studies, Harvard] Acquisition of object concepts, numerical abilities in infants. Full-text papers available.
Gelman, Rochel http://ruccs.rutgers.edu/faculty/GnG/gelman.html
[RUCCS, Rutgers] Causal and quantitative reasoning, constraints on concept acquisition, perceptual animacy.
Gopnik, Alison http://ihd.berkeley.edu/gopnik.htm
[Institute of Human Development, Berkeley] Cognition and language development, children's theories of mind. Downloadable fulltext papers.
Keil, Frank C. http://www.yale.edu/psychology/FacInfo/Keil.html
[Cognition and Development Lab, Yale] Categorization, intuitive theories, conceptual acquisition and change, causal cognition.
Leslie, Alan M. http://ruccs.rutgers.edu/~aleslie/
[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. http://www.marxists.org/archive/luria/
(19021977) Biography, works and photo archive.
Luria, Alexander R. http://luria.ucsd.edu/
(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 http://www.sissa.it/cns/lcd/jacques.htm
[Language, Cognition and Development Lab, SISSA, Trieste, Italy] Language acquisition, phonological bootstrapping, distributional learning.
Meltzoff, Andrew http://ilabs.washington.edu/meltzoff/
[Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, Washington] Cognitive development, infant imitation and memory, theory of mind and folk psychology.
Piaget, Jean http://www.piaget.org/biography/biog.html
(1896-1980) Short biography of the french psychologist.
Spelke, Elizabeth http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/~lds/spelke.html
[Laboratory for Developmental Studies, Harvard] Spatial representations in children, objecthood, numerical thinking. Full-text papers available.
Vygotsky, Lev http://www.marxists.org/archive/vygotsky/
(1896-1934) Biography, works and photo archive.



Developmental Systems and Methodology


Considerations Towards a Qualitative Developmental Psychology http://qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/2-00/2-00mey-e.htm
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. http://www.tiac.net/~commons/
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 http://www.geocities.com/psychtheory/lifespan.html
Concise comparison of lifespan theories in developmental psychology. Includes chart for quick reference.
Developmental Psychology - Suite 101.com http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/developmental_psychology
Articles, links, and discussion forum covering psychological aspects of human development from conception to death.
Developmental Psychology Resources http://www.psy.pdx.edu/PsiCafe/Areas/Developmental/
Directory of categorized links, covering human development from conception to death.
European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA) http://www.earaonline.org/
The EARA comprises psychologists, psychiatrists, and sociologists who are studying adolescent development.
Foundation "Juveniles and Social Limits" http://www.jsl-foundation.com/
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 http://web.utk.edu/~idrc
Description of Dr. Wass' research on cognitive development during early infancy at the University of Tennessee.
Learning & Teaching Developmental Psychology http://www.devpsy.org/
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 http://psychematters.com:80/child.htm
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 http://www.srcd.org/
Information on the Society, membership, and publications.




AMA - Division 37 - Child, Youth, and Family Services http://www.apa.org/divisions/div37
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 http://www.apa.org/about/division/div53.html
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 http://www.askachildpsychologist.com
Ask an expert your child psychology, child development, and parenting questions.
Birth Psychology http://www.birthpsychology.com/
Theory and research on birth psychology.
Center for Research into Psychological Development http://www.soton.ac.uk/~crpd
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 http://cfsg.wayne.edu/
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.
Dr. Amy.net http://www.dramy.net/
Resources regarding various child and teen issues. Three sections: Teens, Parents and Students.
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues http://www.iscfsi.bbk.ac.uk/
Listing of current research projects; listing of people involved with the Institute. Affiliated with Birkbeck, University of London.
NYU Infant Cognition Center http://psych.nyu.edu/infant/
How babies see, understand, and learn about the nature of objects, categories, numbers, and language.
Parent-Child Interaction Assessment http://facstaff.uindy.edu/~rholigrocki/pcia.htm
Procedure developed to yield data about parental attunement as well as other aspects of parent, child, and dyadic functioning.
Sibling Rivalry http://www.angelfire.com/md/imsystem/sibriv1.html
The causes, consequences, and solutions to the multiple social, psychological and family problems caused by sibling rivalry.
Sibling Rivalry http://my.webmd.com/content/article/1700.50681
Dr. Vera Rabie-Azoory discusses her views on sibling rivalry and parental favoritism.
The Child Psychologist http://www.childpsychologist.com/
Dedicated to the fields special education and psychology and the remediation of childhood and adolescent disorders.
The Childhood Trauma http://www.vachss.com/guest_dispatches/alice_miller2.html
Text of a lecture delivered by psychologist Alice Miller in 1998.
The Society of Pediatric Psychology http://www.apa.org:80/divisions/div54/
A forum for professionals interested in caring for children and their families.




Journals of Child Psychology (Pediatrics)


Attachment & Human Development http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/14616734.html
Online journal of research related to attachment across the life-span.
British Journal of Developmental Psychology http://www.bps.org.uk/publications/jDP_1.cfm
Publishes empirical, conceptual, review and discussion papers as well as brief reports in all areas of development.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal http://www.elsevier.com/locate/chiabuneg
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 http://www.haworthpressinc.com/store/product.asp?sku=J019
Scholarly articles concerning behavior therapy for children and adolescents. Empirical research, case studies and book reviews.
Child Development http://www.srcd.org/cd.html
Covers topics in child development from the fetal period through adolescence. Published by Society for Research in Child Development.
Childhood http://www.sagepub.co.uk/journal.aspx?pid=105488
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 http://www.kluweronline.com/issn/1096-4037
Publishes original research reviews, conceptual and theoretical papers in the behavioral sciences pertaining to infants, children, adolescents and families.
Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry http://www.sagepub.co.uk/journal.aspx?pid=105491
Journal of clinical and therapeutic aspects of child and adolescent psychology and psychiatry.
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood http://www.triangle.co.uk/ciec/index.htm
Online international journal publishes research reports, book reviews and commentaries.
Developmental Psychology http://www.apa.org/journals/dev.html
Print journal of empirical research about human development across the lifespan.
Developmental Review http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02732297
Emphasizes human developmental processes and gives particular attention to issues relevant to child developmental psychology.
Early Childhood Research Quarterly http://www.elsevier.com/locate/issn/08852006
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 http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jhome/5712
Areas covered include caregiver-child interaction; cognitive, language, social, emotional, perceptual and motor development.
Infant and Child Development Journal http://www.interscience.wiley.com/jpages/1522-7227/
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 http://www.elsevier.nl:80/inca/publications/store/6/2/0/1/9/7/
Areas covered by the journal include cognitive development, emotional development, perception, perception-action coupling, motor development and socialization.
Infants to Adolescents: Research Update http://www.infantstoteens.com
Newsletter summarizing current developmental research relevant to infants through teenagers.
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology http://www.kluweronline.com/issn/0091-0627
Publishes article on the epidemiology, etiology, assessment, treatment and developmental course of childhood and adolescence psychopathology.
Journal of Adolescence http://www.elsevier.com/locate/issn/0140-1971
An international, cross-disciplinary journal that addresses issues of professional and academic importance concerning development between puberty and adulthood.
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01933973
Academic journal of research with focus on applied issues in developmental psychology.
Journal of Child Language http://journals.cambridge.org/journal_JournalofChildLanguage
Theoretical and empirical studies of language behavior in children.
Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology http://www.jccap.net
Publishes theory, assessment, intervention, program development and training articles concerning child and adolescent clinical population.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00220965
Research on cognitive, social and physical development in infants, children and adolescents.
Journal of Pediatric Psychology http://jpepsy.oupjournals.org/
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 http://www.birthpsychology.com/journal/
Research concerning very early parenting, pregnancy, prenatal bonding, childbirth, birth complications, birth losses and grief, adoption and cross-cultural issues.
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly http://www.asu.edu/clas/fhd/mpq/mpqhome.htm
Research studies, theoretical papers, critical reviews and commentaries in developmental psychology.
Social Development http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0961-205X&site=1
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 http://www.piaget.org/GE/GE-ToC.html
Jean Piaget Society publishes brief articles, book and journal reviews, letters, research in progress and announcements.
The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0021-9630
Articles published include experimental and developmental studies, especially relating to psychopathology and disorders.
The Journal of Early Adolescence http://www.sagepub.com/journal.aspx?pid=125
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. http://eye-hand.wustl.edu/lab/people/dickinson.html
Electrophysiological correlates of hand-eye coordination behavior in posterior parietal regions of the brain (Washington University at Saint Louis).
Kimura, Doreen http://www.sfu.ca/~dkimura/
Biological influences on human cognitive and motor skills; academic freedom (Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada).






BrainSource http://www.brainsource.com/
Informational site about the brain and neuropsychology.
Exploratorium on Biological Bases of Behavior: http://inst.santafe.cc.fl.us/~mwehr/X2BioWR.htm
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 http://www.sees.bangor.ac.uk/~gerry/welcome.html

Neuroguide.com - Neurosciences on the Internet http://www.neuroguide.com/
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 http://www.neuropsychologycentral.com/
The one-stop metasource for neuropsychology information on the Internet. Includes online forum, links, and search pages.




Neuropsychology.co.uk http://www.neuropsychology.co.uk/
A resource for British neuropsychologists and neuroscientists. Information about jobs, conferences, and departments.

On The Brain http://www.med.harvard.edu/publications/On_The_Brain/
The Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute newsletter, Harvard Medical School.

Physiological Psychology http://home.epix.net/~tcannon1/physio.html
Course-based website, includes relevant links, lecture notes, bulletin board

Primer of Imaging in Psychiatry http://www.musc.edu/psychiatry/fnrd/primer_index.htm
This is a good introduction to the methods and applications of non-invasive imaging techniques in psychiatry and neurology.

The Neuropsychology Center http://www.neuropsych.com/
Center provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessment, neurocognitive remediation, professional consultation, and training in Clinical Neuropsychology. Professional, commercial site.

The Origins of Peace and Violence http://www.violence.de/
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 http://faculty.washington.edu/wcalvin/
Home page for William H. Calvin, theoretical neurophysiologist and author of The Cerebral Code, How the Brain Thinks.