Description - Theories of Infant Development by J. Gavin Bremner
This volume provides an authoritative, up-to-date survey of theories of infant development. The contributors, who are all leaders in their field, present a wide range of theoretical perspectives on development in infancy. Each one provides advanced treatment of the issues and addresses current theoretical controversies in their area of expertise.The book is divided into three major sections, covering the development of perception and action, cognitive development, and social development and communication. Within these sections, each of the book's twelve chapters presents a specific theoretical approach or reviews contrasting theories in a particular area. The editors provide a preface linking and contextualizing the material.
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Author Biography - J. Gavin Bremner
Gavin Bremner is Professor of Developmental Psychology at the University of Lancaster. He is the author and editor of several books, including the popular textbook
Infancy (Blackwell Publishers, 2nd edition, 1994) and the
Blackwell Handbook of Infant Development (Blackwell Publishing, 2002).
Alan Slater is Reader in Developmental Psychology at the University of Exeter. He is co-editor of the
Blackwell Reader in Developmental Psychology (Blackwell Publishers, 1999), and co-editor with Gavin Bremner of
Introduction to Developmental Psychology (Blackwell Publishing, 2003).