search for books and compare prices
cover image
Theories of Developmental Psychology
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for: Paperback
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Worth Pub
Publication date February 15, 2016
Pages 490
Binding Paperback
Edition 6
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781429278980
ISBN-10 1429278986
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.55 lbs.
Original list price $129.95
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

Theories of Developmental Psychology is the ideal book for anyone interested in an insightful, in-depth look at child development. With her engaging tone and exceptional scholarship, Patricia Miller illustrates what is exciting about each theory she presents and how it contributes to a broader understanding of developmental psychology. Revised to reflect the latest empirical and theoretical findings as well as our changing world Theories of Developmental Psychology 6th edition provides the most current and balanced presentation of developmental theory available today.

New to the 6th edition:

· New coverage of biological approaches to development throughout the text and featured in an expanded Chapter 5, Biological Approaches: Ethology, Evolution, Neuroscience, and Genetics.

· New section, Immigrant Families, exploring the process of development in the context of adapting to a new culture.

· New section, Social Change, exploring how shifts in demographics, advances in information and communication technologies, and globalization effect development.

· New sections, Mathematical Understanding, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Embodied Cognition, Bayesian Computational Models and Developmental Robotics in the Chapter 6, Information Processing Theory, presenting the most up-to-date research and trends.

· New coverage of theoretical approaches to atypical development, such as autism spectrum disorderspsychopathologybullying, and altered stress regulation systems.

· New focus on the "state-of-the-art" in developmental theorizing today in the newly titled Chapter 9, Theories Today: Themes and Perspectives, with new coverage of Theory of Mind research, Dynamic Systems theory, and all new section on Core Knowledge theories.

Book cover for 9780716723097 Book cover for 9780716728467 Book cover for 9781429216340 Book cover for 9781429278980
The price comparison is for this edition
6 edition from Worth Pub (February 15, 2016)
9781429278980 | details & prices | 490 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $129.95
About: Theories of Developmental Psychology is the ideal book for anyone interested in an insightful, in-depth look at child development.
5th edition from Worth Pub (December 22, 2009)
9781429216340 | details & prices | 507 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.56 lbs | List price $129.95
About: Clear, engaging, well-attuned to the latest research breakthroughs, Theories of Developmental Psychology is the ideal book for anyone interested in balanced overview of the major schools of thought for child development.
4th edition from Worth Pub (April 1, 2001)
9780716728467 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $87.20
About: Miller offers the most accessible and comprehensive presentation of the main theories of developmental psychology available today.
from W H Freeman & Co (February 1, 1993)
9780716723097 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $50.00
About: This third edition of the book offers a current and comprehensive presentation of the main theories of developmental psychology.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. is not a bookseller, just an information source.