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Child Development

An interdisciplinary guide for child and adolescent development, school psychology, and education research needs.

Getting Started

"Child Development" is a big subject, studied by many disciplines (psychology, neuroscience, education, school psychology, family studies, etc.). These resources will provide a starting point for your research.

If you are doing original research in education (designing a survey, writing a literature review, etc.) you may also want to consult this research guide. Have other questions, or just need some guidance getting started?

For Education and School Psychology classes and topics, email Anne Graf.

For Psychology and Neuroscience classes and topics, email Grant Hardaway.

Not sure? Just pick one of us! We're both glad to help.

Books with titles like, "The Handbook of..." are great places to get an overview of your topic and also find references to the most important and well-regarded research. Here are a few examples: