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Developmental Psychology

Patrick Leman, Royal Holloway, University of London
Andy Bremner, Goldsmiths, University of London
Ross Parke, University of California
Mary Gauvain, University of California

ISBN: 0077126165
Copyright year: 2013

Welcome to the Online Learning Centre for Developmental Psychology .

Developmental Psychology combines the best of two worlds in an accessible, research-oriented new textbook, adapted from the popular US text by Parke and Gauvain. It brings an international outlook to the subject, providing broader coverage of topics and a range of practical learning features to help you engage with the subject. The book’s topical approach allows for a sophisticated presentation of the theories that guide research in developmental psychology.


  • Strong introduction to both classic and contemporary international research
  • Balance between breadth and depth in coverage, developed in consultation with lecturers and students across Europe
  • Applied Developmental Psychology boxes make real world connections, with a focus on how the results of research can be applied to the solution of problems in children's development
  • Focus on research and methodology – Research Close-Up boxes take an inside look at research studies, familiarising you with the scientific-journal format and encouraging you to think both critically and methodically. Further Reading sections provide a jumping off point to starting your own research
  • 'Chronology of development' charts illustrate the chronological progression of topics
  • A chapter on adult development helps you to see how development progresses after adolescence, and to understand the challenges presented by adulthood

The book is accompanied by a range of supplementary resources designed to provide students with the support they need to gain an understanding of the main principles. On this OLC you can find a host of information about the book, as well as a range of downloadable supplements for students and lecturers.


The Student Centre contains material to accompany the study of Developmental Psychology:
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  • Videos
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  • Glossary
  • Dutch glossary

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  • Instructor's manual
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