Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology

The Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology provides a forum for the presentation of conceptual, methodological, policy, and research studies involved in the application of behavioral science research in developmental and life span psychology. The Journal publishes quality papers from an interdisciplinary perspective focusing on a broad array of social issues.

Publisher
Elsevier
Website
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-applied-developmental-psychology
Impact factor
1.852 (2011)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Study: Children need self-regulation to learn

A considerable amount of development takes places in the brains of young children. Children experience a steep increase in their cognitive skills—including self-regulation—at an early age. What exactly is self-regulation? ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parental coaching adolescents through peer stress

During early adolescence, especially the transition to middle school, kids face a number of challenges both socially and academically. Peer rejection, bullying, and conflict with friends are common social stressors. These ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Youngest kindergarteners most likely to be held back, study finds

For some parents, the decision of when to enroll their children into kindergarten can result in costly consequences such as another year of daycare expenses. In general, children must be five years old to be eligible to be ...

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