801 pp. Overall condition Very Good, approaching Fine. With DJ (Good). DJ clean, minor creases. Black boards, silver titles to spine, clean. Block clean; binding tight. Endpapers and pages clean and crisp. An excellent copy.
This definitive volume is the result of collaboration by top scholars in the field of childrens cognition. This 2nd edition (2011) offers an up-to-date overview of all the major areas of importance in the field, and includes new data from cognitive neuroscience and new chapters on social cognitive development and language Provides state-of-the-art summaries of current research by international specialists in different areas of cognitive development Spans aspects of cognitive development from infancy to the onset of adolescence. Includes chapters on symbolic reasoning, pretend play, spatial development, abnormal cognitive development and current theoretical perspectives
"This is an authoritative, comprehensive and cutting-edge account of psychological theory and research on children's cognitive development from infants to early adolescence. Written by a cast of world leading academics, this handbook provides a single volume resource that covers all the major topics...This second edition reflects the significant developments within the field arising from the latest cognitive neuropsychological research...This handbook brings together such a wealth of material to constitute possibly the single best reference book in its subject area and, as such, should serve as a key text for advanced students, researchers and practitioners." (The Psychologist, May 2011)