David F. Bjorklund Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_F._Bjorklund

David Fredrick Bjorklund (born June 13, 1949)[1] is an American professor of psychology at Florida Atlantic University. His areas of research interest include cognitive development and evolutionary developmental psychology. His works include authoring several books and over 130 scientific papers. He is editor of the peer-reviewed Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Bjorklund was born in Worcester, Massachusetts.[2] He received a Ph.D., 1976 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Developmental psychology. In addition to his professorship at FAU, he has been visiting professor at Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Munich, Germany; University of Georgia, and Emory University.

Books authored and edited[edit]

  • Bjorklund, David F., ed. (1990). Children's Strategies: Contemporary Views of Cognitive Development. Psychology Press. ISBN 978-0805803150.
  • Bjorklund, David F.; Pellegrini, Anthony (1991). Applied Child Study: A Developmental Approach (2nd ed.). Psychology Press. ISBN 978-0805807226.
  • Bjorklund, David F.; Bjorklund, Barbara R. (1991). Looking at Children: An Introduction to Child Development. Brooks/Cole Pub Co. ISBN 978-0534137045.
  • Bjorklund, David F.; Bjorklund, Barbara (1999). Parents Book of Discipline. Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0345436405.
  • Bjorklund, David F., ed. (2000). False-Memory Creation in Children and Adults: Theory, Research, and Implications. Psychology Press. ISBN 978-0805831696.
  • Bjorklund, David F.; Pellegrini, Anthony D. (2002). The Origins of Human Nature: Evolutionary Developmental Psychology. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. ISBN 978-1557988782.
  • Bjorklund, David F.; Ellis, Bruce J., eds. (2004). Origins of the Social Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and Child Development. Guilford Press. ISBN 978-1593851033.
  • Bjorklund, David F. (2007). Why Youth is Not Wasted on the Young: Immaturity in Human Development. Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1405149525.
  • Bjorklund, David F.; Blasi, Carlos Hernández (2011). Child and Adolescent Development: An Integrated Approach. Cengage Learning. ISBN 978-0495095637.
  • Bjorklund, David F.; Causey, Kayla B. (2017). Children's Thinking: Cognitive Development and Individual Differences (6th ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications. ISBN 978-1506334356.[3]
  • Bjorklund, David F. (2020). Child Development in Evolutionary Perspective. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1108791502.
  • Bjorklund, David F. (2020). How Children Invented Humanity: The Role of Development in Human Evolution. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0190066864.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Contemporary Authors: A bio-bibliographical guide (2010). Detroit: Gale, Cengage Learning.
  2. ^ Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1860-1970
  3. ^ The subtitle used to be Developmental Function and Individual Differences for the previous editions

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