Best Reference Books – Developmental Psychology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Developmental Psychology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Developmental Psychology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Developmental Psychology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Developmental Psychology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Developmaental Psychology: A: Life – Span Approach” by Elizabeth Hurlock

“Developmental Psychology: A Life – Span Approach | 5th Edition” Book Review: This book has been updated with the recent materials along with the removal of outdated information.

2. “Developmental Psychology: A Student’s Handbook: Volume 9” by Margaret Harris and George Butterworth

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“Developmental Psychology: A Student’s Handbook” Book Review: This book is designed for undergraduate students. The book assumes little or no previous knowledge of developmental psychology. The book provides the recent developments in the domain of child development.

3. “Social Psychology 13e 4 colour” by Robert A Baron / Nyla R Branscombe

“Social Psychology, 13E (4 Colour)” Book Review: This book is the asian printed version. It contains the same contents as of in the US edition.

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4. “Between Parent and Child: Revised and Updated: The Bestselling Classic That Revolutionized Parent-Child Communication” by Dr Haim G Ginott and Dr Alice Ginott

“Between Parent and Child: Revised and Updated: The Bestselling Classic That Revolutionized Parent-Child Communication” Book Review: This book aims to provide the knowledge regarding how to discipline without threats or punishments, criticize without demeaning, praise without judging and much more. The book focuses on disciplined child rearing and effective communication strategies.

5. “Human Development” by Diane E Papalia and Ruth Duskin Feldman

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“Human Development 9th Edition” Book Review: The book combines research and application with real life examples to effectively communicate a concept. Cross cultural topics along with health concerns, issues relating to disability etc have also been covered. The text has been written in a very clear and simple to understand language.

6. “Positive Discipline: The Classic Guide to Helping Children Develop Self-Discipline, Responsibility, Cooperation, and Problem-Solving Skills” by Jane Nelsen

“Positive Discipline: The Classic Guide to Helping Children Develop Self-Discipline, Responsibility, Cooperation, and Problem-Solving Skills” Book Review: The book focuses on the aspects of positive discipline. The book covers topics such as bridging communication gaps, diffusing power struggles, avoiding the dangers of praise and much more. The book also contains a number of examples.

7. “Developmental Psychology” by R C Mishra

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“Developmental Psychology” Book Review: The book explores the scientific study of systematic psychological changes in human beings. The book includes topics from motor development to psycho-physiological processes; cognitive development.

8. “Psychology Express: Developmental Psychology” by Upton

“Psychology Express: Developmental Psychology (Undergraduate Revision Guide) 1st Edition” Book Review: The central topics in developmental psychology have been addressed in this book. The topics have been arranged in a chronological fashion for easy understanding. This book would be helpful in exam preparation also. The book also contains a section which functions as a reference to practice tests, exam practice and question answers.

9. “Developmental Psychology” by Padma Sahoo
10. “The Different Faces of Motherhood (Perspectives in Developmental Psychology)” by imusti

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“The Different Faces of Motherhood (Perspectives in Developmental Psychology) 1988th Edition” Book Review: This book explores the advice and assumptions given to and about new mothers and their relation with their infants and vice versa. The role of women’s marital status, age, finan­cial status, ethnicity, health, education and work experience, as well as a woman’s own experience in her family origin and her relationship to her husband have been examined. To understand child developments, understanding about mothers is crucial and that is exactly what this book does.

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