Theories of Infant Development

Theories of Infant Development

Editor(s): Gavin Bremner, Alan Slater

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631233374

Online ISBN: 9780470752180

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752180

About this Book

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.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Development of Perception and Action

  2. Part II: Cognitive Development

  3. Part III: Social Development and Communication

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