Books from Our Faculty: Child Psychology: A Handbook of Contemporary Issues

Child Psychology: A Handbook of Contemporary Issues, 3rd Edition
Edited by Lawrence Balter and Catherine S. Tamis-LaMonda
Psychology Press, 2016

This third edition of Child Psychology, edited by Steinhardt professor emeritus Lawrence Balter and Steinhardt professor Catherine Tamis-LaMonda, covers infancy, childhood, and adolescence, the book addresses contemporary research on specific areas of development, such as learning, cognition, social, and emotional development at that period in childhood. It also emphasizes contextual influences relevant to children of all ages, including risk and protective processes, family and neighborhood context, race and ethnicity, peer relations, the effects of poverty, and the impact of the digital world.

Child Psychology is written as a handbook for researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and advanced students across a range of disciplines, including psychology, education, economics and public policy