Child Development 292 (01)
Seminar in Exam Option
Fall, 2013 - Sheri Hembree, Ph.D.


Reading List – MA Exam Option – 2013/14

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Note Pdf files will be posted/added as they become available.

I. Theories and Social or Cognitive development


Alexander, K. W., O'Hara, K. D., Bortfeld, H. V., Anderson, S. J., Newton, E. K., & Kraft, R. H. (2010).

            Memory for emotional experiences in the context of attachment and social interaction style. Cognitive

           Development, 25, 325-338.


Bauer, P. J., & San Souci, P. (2010). Going beyond the facts: Young children extend knowledge by integrating episodes. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 107, 452-465.


Best, J.R., & Miller, P.H. (2011).  A developmental perspective of executive function.  Child Development, 81, 1641-1660.


Bjorklund, D. F. (2012). Children’s thinking: Cognitive development and individual differences (5th Ed., Ch. 1). Wadsworth: Belmont, CA.


Bronfenbrenner, U., & Morris, P. A. (2006). The bioecological model of human development. In R. M. Lerner, &
W. Damon (Eds.), Handbook of child psychology (6th ed.): Vol 1, theoretical models of human development. (pp. 793-828). Hoboken, NJ, US: John Wiley & Sons Inc.


Brumariu, L.E. & Kerns, K. A. (2011). Parent-child attachment in early and middle childhood. In  P.K. Smith and C.H. Hart (Eds.),  The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development. Wiley, John & Sons.


Duncan, G.J. et al. (2007). School readiness and later achievement. Developmental Psychology, 43, 428–1446.


Gelman, S. A. & Kalish, C. W. (2006). Conceptual development. In D. Kuhn, R.S. Siegler, W. Damon, & R.M.  Lerner (Eds.); Handbook of child psychology: Vol 2, Cognition, perception, and language (6th ed.) (pp. 687-733). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.


Güler, O. E., Larkina, M., Kleinknecht, E., & Bauer, P. J. (2010). Memory strategies and retrieval success in     

              preschool children: Relations to maternal behavior over time. Journal of Cognition and Development,

             11, 159-184.


Hoff, E. (2006). How social contexts support and shape language development. Developmental Review, 26,



Hymel, S., Closson, L.M., Caravita, S. & Vaillancourt, T. (2011). Social status among peers: From sociometric attraction to peer acceptance to perceived popularity.  In  P.K. Smith and C.H. Hart (Eds.),  The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development. Wiley, John & Sons. 


Kuhn, D., & Franklin, S. (2006). The second decade: What develops (and how). In D. Kuhn, R. S. Siegler, W.

Damon & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of child psychology: Vol 2, cognition, perception, and language (6th ed.). (pp. 953-993). Hoboken, NJ, US: John Wiley & Sons Inc.


Lerner, R. M., Lewin-Bizan, S., & Warren, A. E. A. (2011). Concepts and theories in human development. In Developmental science: An advanced textbook (6th ed.) (pp. 3-43). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.  (FROM CHDV 242 TEXT)


MacWhinney, B. (2011). Language development. Developmental science: An advanced textbook (6th ed.) (pp. 389-324). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.  (from CHDV 242 text)


Malti, T., Gummerum, M., Keller, M., & Buchmann, M. (2009). Children’s moral motivation, sympathy, and

prosocial behavior. Child Development, 80, 442-460.


Miller. P. (2001). Theories of Developmental Psychology. Worth Publishers. (CHDV 242 TEXT)


Olson, K.R. & Dweck, C.S. (2009).  Social cognitive development: A new look.  Child Development Perspectives,
(1), 60-65.


Szewczyk-Sokolowski, M., Bost, K. K., & Wainwright, A. B. (2005). Attachment, temperament, and

preschool children's peer acceptance. Social Development, 14, 379-397.


Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Adolph, K.E., Lobo, S.A., Karasik, L.B., Ishak, S., & Dimitropoulou, K.A. (2008).

When infants take mothers' advice: 18-month-olds integrate perceptual and social information to guide motor action. Developmental Psychology, 44(3), 734-746.


Thompson, R. A., Winer, A. C., & Goodvin, R. (2011). The individual child: Temperament, emotion, self,

             and personality. Developmental science: An advanced textbook (6th ed.) (pp. 427-468). Mahwah,

             NJ US: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. (from CHDV 242 text)

Waldrip, A.M., Malcolm, K.T., & Jensen-Campbell, L.A. (2008).  With a little help from your friends: The importance of high-quality friendships on early adolescent adjustment.  Social Development, 17(4), 832-852.

Weigel, D. J., Lowman, J. L., & Martin, S. S. (2007). Language development in the years before school: A comparison of developmental assets in home and child care settings. Early Child Development and Care, 177, 719-734.


II. Research Methods in Child Development

Aspland, H., & Gardner, F. (2003). Observational measures of parent-child interaction: An introductory review.  
              Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 8(3),

Brenner, M. (2006). Interviewing in educational research. Handbook of complementary methods in education research (pp. 357-370). Mahwah, NJ US: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.

Graziano, A.M., & Raulin, M.L. (2010). Statistical analysis of data. In Research methods: A process of inquiry (7th Ed) (pp. 86-108).

King, N. M. P. & Churchill, L. R. (2000). Ethical principles guiding research on child and adolescent subjects. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 15(7), 710-724. 

Lodico, M.G., Spaulding, D.T., & Voegtle, K.H. (2010). Methods in educational research: From theory to practice, 2nd edition. Jossey-Bass. OR CURRENT/PREVIOUS CHDV 250 TEXT

Lyons, E. & Chryssochoou, X. (2000). Cross-cultural research methods. In G.M. Breakwell, S., Hammond, & C. Fife-Shaw (Eds.), Research methods in psychology (pp. 134-146). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Ltd.

Miller, S.A. (2007)..Design. In Developmental Research Methods (pp. 30-57). Sage Publications: Los Angeles.

Thompson, R., & Raikes, H. (2003). Toward the next quarter-century: Conceptual and methodological challenges
 for attachment theory. Development and Psychopathology, 15(3), 691-718.

Way, N. (2005).  Striving for engagement: Reflections from a qualitative researcher.  Journal of Adolescent
               Research, 20
, 531-537.


III. Context of Cognitive or Social development

Cole, M., & Packer, M. (2011). Culture in development. Developmental science: An advanced textbook (6th  ed.) (pp. 51-108). Mahwah, NJ US: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.  (from CHDV 242 text)

Coldwell, J., Pike, A., & Dunn, J. (2006). Household chaos: Links with parenting and child behavior. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 47, 1116-1122. 

Collins, W. A., & Steinberg, L. (2006). Adolescent development in interpersonal context. In N. Eisenberg, W.
             Damon & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of child psychology: Vol. 3, social, emotional, and personality
             development (6th ed.).
(pp. 1003-1067). Hoboken, NJ, US: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Cox M. J., Mills-Koonce, R., Propper, C., &  Gariepy, J. (2010). Systems theory and cascades in

            developmental psychopathology. Development and Psychopathology, 22, 497–506.


Eccles, J. S., & Roeser, R. W. (2011). School and community influences on human development. Developmental science: An advanced textbook (6th ed.) (pp. 571-644). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

              (FROM CHDV 242 TEXT)

Hofferth, S.L. (2010).  Home media and children’s achievement and behavior.  Child Development, 81, 1598-1619

Kim-Cohen, J., Moffitt, T. E., Caspi, A., & Taylor, A. (2004). Genetic and environmental processes in young children's resilience and vulnerability to socioeconomic deprivation. Child Development, 75, 651-668.

Obradovi, J., Bush, N.R., Stamperdahl, J., Adler, N.A., Boyce, W.T. (2010). Biological sensitivity to context: The interactive effects of stress reactivity and family adversity on socio-emotional behavior and school readiness. Child Development, 81, 270-289.

Rogoff, B., Moore, L., Najafi, B., Dexter, A., Correa-Chavez, M., & Solis, J. (2007). Children’s development of
              cultural repertoires through participation in everyday routines and practices.  In J. E. Grusec & P. D.
              Hastings (Eds.), Handbook of Socialization: Theory and Research.  New York: Guilford Press

Sharkey, J.D., You, S., & Schnoebelen, K. (2008).  Relations among school assets, individual resilience, and student engagement for youth grouped by level of family functioning.  Psychology in the Schools, 45(5), 402-418.

Vygotsky, L.S. (1991). Genesis of the higher mental functions. In P. Light & S. Sheldon, & M. Woodhead (Eds.),
               Learning to think
(pp. 32-41). Florence, KY: Taylor & Frances/Routledge.

Werner, N.E., Bumpus, M.F., & Rock, D. (2010).  Involvement in internet aggression during early adolescence. 
              Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39,


Choose ONE of the following three areas:

      1. Family/Parenting

  Brown, G.L., McBride, B.A.,  Shin, N., & Bost, K. K. (2007). Parenting predictors of father-child attachment security: Interactive effects of father involvement and fathering quality. Fathering, 5(3), 197-219.  

  Chung, G.H., Flook, L., Fuligni, A.J. (2011).  Reciprocal associations between family and peer conflict in adolescents daily lives.  Child Development, 82, 1390-1390.

Eisenberg, N., Cumberland, A. & Spinrad, T. L. (1998). Parental socialization of emotion. Psychological Inquiry, 9, 241-273.

Grossmann, K., Grossmann, K.E., Fremmer-Bombik, E., Kindler, H., Scheuerer-Englisch, H., & Zimmermann, P. (2002). The uniqueness of the child-father attachment relationship: Fathers' sensitive and challenging play as a pivotal variable in a 16-year longitudinal study. Social Development, 11(3), 307-331.

 Harkness, S., & Super, C. (2002). Culture and parenting. Handbook of parenting: Vol. 2: Biology and ecology of parenting (2nd ed.) (pp. 253-280). Mahwah, NJ US: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.

   Keller, H. et al. (2004).  The bio-culture of parenting: Evidence from five cultural  

               communities. Parenting: Science and Practice, 4, 25-50

    Law, D.M., Shapka, J.D., & Olson, B.F. (2010).  To control or not to control? Parenting behaviors and adolescent online aggression.  Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 1651-1656.

    Lindsey, E., Caldera, Y., & Tankersley, L. (2009). Marital conflict and the quality

              of young children's peer play behavior: The mediating and moderating role

              of parent–child emotional reciprocity and attachment security. Journal of

              Family Psychology, 23(2), 130-145.    


    Lunkenheimer, E.S., Shields, A.M., & Cortina, K.S. (2007). Parental emotion

              coaching and dismissing in family interaction. Social Development, 16(2), 232-


    Perlman, M., Garfinkel, D.A. & Turrell, S.L. (2007). Parent and sibling influences on

                the quality of children’s conflict behaviours across the preschool period. Social

                Development, 16, 619-641.

    Reese, L., & Gallimore, R. (2000). Immigrant Latinos' cultural model of literacy development: An evolving perspective on home-school discontinuities.  American Journal of Education, 108, 103-134.

      2. School/Peer

Cassidy, T. (2009).  Bullying and victimization in school children: The role of social identity,
               problem-solving style, and family and school context.  Social Psychology of
Education, 12, 63-76.

De Schipper, J.C., Tavecchio, L.W.C., & Van Ijzendoorn, M.H. (2008).  Children’s 
attachment relationships with day care caregivers: Associations with positive

            caregiving and the child’s temperament.  Social Development, 17(3), 454-470.

  Duffy, A.L. & Nesdale, D. (2009).  Peer groups, social identity, and children’s bullying 
             behavior. Social  Development, 18(1), 121-139. 


  Early et al. (2007). Teachers' education, classroom quality, and young children's
             academic skills: Results from seven studies of preschool programs. Child
             Development, 78
(2), 558-580.

  Ginsburg, H.P. Lee, J.S. & Boyd, J.S (2008). Mathematics education for young children:
              What it is
and how to promote it. SRCD Social Policy Report, Vol. 22 (1).


  Hyson, M., Copple, C., & Jones, J. (2006). Early childhood development and education. 
              In K. A. Renninger, I. E. Sigel, W. Damon & R. M. Lerner (Eds.), Handbook of
              child psychology, 6th ed.: Vol 4, Child psychology in practice.
(pp. 3-47).
              Hoboken, NJ, US: John Wiley & Sons Inc.


  Nesdale, D., & Lawson, M.J. (2011) Social groups and children’s intergroup

              attitudes: Can school norms moderate effects of social group norms. 

              Child Development, 82, 1594-1606.


  Stone, L. , Kerrick, M. , & Stoeckl, R. (2013). Practical-moral knowledge: The social

              organization of regulatory processes in academic contexts. Mind, Culture &

              Activity, 20(4), 372-392.


   Stone, L. , Underwood, C. , & Hotchkiss, J. (2012). The relational habitus:

              Intersubjective processes in learning settings. Human Development, 55, 65-91.

      Vandell, D. L., Belsky, J., Burchinal, M., Steinberg, L., &  Vandergrift, N.

                  (2010). Do effects of early child care extend to age 15 years? Results from

                   the  NICHD study of early child care and youth development. Child

                   Development, 81(3), 737-756.

   Vadeboncoeur, J., & Collie, R. (2013). Locating social and emotional learning in     

                schooled environments: A Vygotskian perspective on learning as unified. Mind,

                Culture and Activity, 20, 201-225.         

    Wilson, T. & Rodkin, P.C. (2011).  African American and European American Children in diverse elementary classrooms: Social Integration, Social Status, and Social Behavior.  Child Development, 82, 1454-1469.


        3. Neighborhood/SES/Culture

Bradley, R., & Corwyn, R. F. (2005). Caring for children around the world: A view from

              HOME. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 29, 468-478.


Criss, M.M., Shaw, D.S., Moilanen, K.L., Hitchings, J.E., & Ingoldsby, E.M. (2009).

              Family, neighborhood, and peer characteristics as predictors of child adjustment:

              A longitudinal analysis of additive and mediation models. Social Development, 18, 



Evans, G.W., & Kim, P. (2013). Childhood poverty, chronic stress, self-regulation, and

              coping. Child Development Perspectives, 7, 43-48.


Harwood, R. L., Handwerker, W. P., Schoelmerich, A., & Leyendecker, B. (2001).

               Ethnic category labels, parental beliefs, and the contextualized individual: An

               exploration of the individualism-sociocentrism debate.  Parenting: Science and

               Practice, 1, 217-236.


Kusserow, A. S. (1999).  De-homogenizing American individualism: Socializing hard and

               soft individualism in Manhattan and Queens.  Ethos, 27, 210-234.


Luthar, S. S., & Latendresse, S. J. (2005).  Children of the affluent: Challenges to well-

                being.  Current Directions in Psychological Science, 14, pp. 49-53.


Morelli, G., & Rothbaum, F. (2007). Situating the child in context: Attachment

                relationships and self-regulation in different cultures. Handbook of Cultural

                Psychology (pp. 500-527). New York, NY US: Guilford Press.


Ostrov, J.M., Gentile, D.A., & Crick. N.R. (2006).  Media exposure, aggression and

                 prosocial behavior during early childhood: A longitudinal study.  Social

                Development, 15, 612-627.

Phinney, J.S., Jacoby, B., & Silva, C. (2007). Positive intergroup attitudes: The role of ethnic identity. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 31, 478-490.

Vanderbilt-Adriance , E.& Shaw, D. S. (2008). Protective factors and the development of 

             resilience in the context of neighborhood disadvantage. Journal of Abnormal          

              Child Psychology, 36, 887–901.


Weisner, T. S. (2002). Ecocultural understanding of children’s developmental pathways.

               Human Development, 45, 275-281.



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