This volume provides an authoritative survey of all the major theories of infant development. * An authoritative survey of major theoretical issues in infant development. * Written by leading scholars in the field of infancy. * Each chapter either presents a distinct theoretical approach to infant development or reviews contrasting theories in a specific subfield. * Pays particular attention to current theoretical controversies. * Contributors include Eugene Goldfield, Andy Meltzoff, Marinus van Ijzendoorn, Mark Johnson and Annette Karmiloff--Smith, among others.
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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).