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Developmental Psychology/Learning

Developmental/Learning Differences


Ainsworth, M.D.S., Bell, S.M. & Stayton, D.J. (1971).  Individual differences in strange
situation behavior of one year olds.  In H.R. Schaffer (Ed.), The origins of human social relations, pp. 17 - 57.  London: Academic Press.

Belsky, J., & Nezworski, T. (Eds) (1992). Clinical Implications of attachment.  Hillsdale,
NJ: Erlbaum Press.

Bowlby, J. (1969). Attachment and loss: vol. 1 attachment.  London: Holgarth.

Bowlby, J. (1973). Attachment and loss: vol. 2 separation anxiety and anger.  New
York: Basic Books.

Bowlby, J. (1980). Attachment and loss: vol. 3 sadness and depression.  New York:
Basic Books.

Bowlby, J. (1989).  A secure base.  New York: Basic Books.

Bowlby, J. (1989). The role of attachment in personality development and
psychopathology.  In S. Greenspan & G.H. Pollock (Eds.), The course of life: vol. 1 infancy.  (Publisher unknown)  pp. 229 - 270.












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Caine, G., & Caine, R. (1993). Making connections: teaching and the human brain.
Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Carter, R. (1999). Mapping the mind.  Berkley & Los Angeles, CA: University of CA

Diamond, M., & Hopson, J. (1999). Magic trees of the mind: how to nurture
your child's intelligence, creativity and healthy emotions. New York: Plume Press.

Kotulak, R. (1997). Inside the Brain:  Revolutionary Discoveries of How the Mind Works.  Kansas City, MO:  Andrews McMeel Publishing

Pearce, J. (1992). Evolution's end: claiming the potential of our intelligence. New York:
Harper Collins.

Pearce, J. C. (2002).  The biology of transcendence:  a blueprint of the human spirit.
Rochester, Vermont:  Park Street Press.

Sousa, D. (2001). How the brain learns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Sylwester, R. (1995). A celebration of neurons: an educator's guide to the brain.
Tuscon, AZ: Zephyr Press.

  Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1990). Flow. New York, NY: Harper & Row.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1996). Creativity. New York, NY: Harper Collins.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1997). Finding flow. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Elkind, D. (2007). The power of play. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press.


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Covington, M. (1992). Making the grade: a self-worth perspective on motivation and
school reform.  Oxford: Cambridge University Press.

Elkind, D. (1984). All grown up and no place to go. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.

Elkind, D. (1988). The hurried child. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.

Elkind, D. (1987). Miseducation: pre-schoolers at risk. New York: Knopf.

Elkind, D. (1995). The ties that stress: the new family imbalance.  Cambridge, MA:
Harvard University Press.

Gagne, E., Yerkovich, C.W., & Yerkovich, F.R. (1993). The cognitive psychology of
school learning.  New York: Harper Collins.

Healy, J. (1980). Endangered minds: why children don't think and what we can do
about it. New York: Touchstone.

Healy, J. (1998). Failure to connect: how computers affect our children's minds--and
what we can do about it. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Healy, J. (1987). Your child's growing mind: brain development and learning from birth  
to adolescence. Garden City, NY: Doubleday.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., Michnick Golinkoff, R. (2003).  Einstein never used flash cards:  How
our children really learn - and why they need to play more and memorize less.  Rodale.

Sornson, R. (2005).  Creating classrooms where teachers love to teach and students
love to learn.  Love and Logic Press, Inc.


Developmental/Learning Differences


Kranowitz, C. (1998).  The out-of-sync child: recognizing and coping with sensory
integration dysfunction.  New York: Perigree Book.

Levine, M. (2002). A mind at a time. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Levine, M. (2003). The myth of laziness. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Levine, M. (2005). Ready or not, here life comes. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Levine, P. & Kline, M. (2007). Trauma through a child's eyes.  Berkeley, CA: North
Atlantic Books.

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