Description: Edited by two internationally-renowned researchers on infancy, this 5-volume setbrings together influential works which explore the key conceptual issues andfindings in research on infant development. With a strong focus on thecontemporary research and ideas around the topic, the set also contains classicpapers which have made important contributions to current images of infancy,ensuring that a historical account of infancy research emerges from thesevolumes as well as an account of the current state of play. The first volumecontains an introduction to the full collection, in which the editors provide anoverview of the literature and a guide to the relationships between topics andthe key theoretical controversies that have concerned investigators throughoutthe history of the discipline.Volume I: Prenatal development and atypicaldevelopmentVolume II: Atypical developmentVolume III: Perceptual and motordevelopmentVolume IV: Cognition, first words, and languageVolume V: SocialDevelopment.
Contents: VOLUME ONE: THE BEGINNINGS OF LIFE: FOETAL DEVELOPMENT, ATYPICAL DEVELOPMENT ANDBASIC SENSORY ABILITIESPrenatal Development, Risk Factors and Atypical DevelopmentPart One: Embryonic Period to Foetal Period (Normal Developing) DevelopmentalChange in Fetal Response to Repeated Low-Intensity Sound - Seiichi Morokuma etal. Evidence of Transnatal Auditory Learning - Christine Moon and William FiferNewborn Infants Prefer the Maternal Low-Pass Filtered Voice, but Not theMaternal Whispered Voice - Melanie Spence and Mark FreemanPart Two: Effects of Risk Factors on the Foetus (Teratogens) Fetal AlchoholSyndrome and the Developing Socio-Emotional Brain - Alison Nichols The FactorsContributing to the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - E. Athanasakis S.Karavasiliadou and I. Styliadis Prenatal Antecedents of Newborn NeurologicalMaturation - Janet DiPietro et al. Cognitive Outcomes of Preschool Children withPrenatal Cocaine Exposure - Lynn Singer et al.Part Three: Atypical Development ? Down Syndrome, Sensorially Impaired, MultipleImpairments, Origins of Autism in Infancy Period The Development of JointAttention in Blind Infants - Ann Bigelow Autism during Infancy: A RetrospectiveVideo Analysis of Sensori-Motor and Social Behaviors at 9-12 Months of Age -Grace Baranek Atypical Perceptual Narrowing in Prematurely Born Infants IsAssociated with Compromised Language Acquisition at 2 Years of Age - EiraJansson-Verkasalo et al. Atypical Object Exploration at 12 Months of Age IsAssociated with Autism in a Prospective Sample - Sally Ozonoff et al.Contingency Learning in 9-Month-Old Infants with Down Syndrome - P.S. Ohr andJ.W. FagenPerceptual and Motor DevelopmentPart Four: Basic Visual and Auditory Abilities Development of Human VisualFunction - Oliver Braddick and Janette Atkinson Development of Visual Perception- Scott Johnson Where Infants Look Determines How They See: Eye Movements andObject Perception Performance in 3-Month-Olds - Scott Johnson, Jonathan Slemmerand Dima Asmo The Development of a Human Auditory Localization Response: AU-Shaped Function - Darwin Muir, Rachel Clifton and Marsha Clarkson One-Year-OldInfants Follow Others' Voice Direction - Federico Rossano, Malinda Carpenter andMichael TomaselloVOLUME TWO: MEMORY DEVELOPMENT AND OBJECT PERCEPTIONPart One: Object Perception, Including Perceptual Constancies and MemoryDevelopment Size Constancy at Birth: Newborn Infants' Responses to Retinal andReal Size - Alan Slater, Anne Mattock and Elizabeth Brown What Do InfantsRemember When They Forget? Location and Identity in 6-Month-Olds' Memory forObjects - Melissa Kibbe and Alan Leslie Dissociations in Infancy Memory:Rethinking the Development of Implicit and Explicit Memory - CarolynRovee-Collier The Ontogeny of Long-Term Retention during the Second Year of Life- Jane Herbert and Harlene HaynePart Two: Perceptual Categories, Causality, Perception of Animate Action Basi