An Interview with Stephen Hupp, Ph.D.: Great Myths of Child Development
Recorded Thurs Oct 15, 2015
From the Publisher’s website:
Great Myths of Child Development reveals the latest evidence-based science behind the myths and misconceptions about the developing child.
- Shatters the most commonly-held child development myths
- Reveals the science behind such topical issues as twin-telepathy, sex-prediction, and imaginary friends
- Covers hot-button issues like childhood vaccines, spankings, “time-outs,” and breastfeeding of older children
- Features numerous pop culture references and examples drawn from popular TV shows and movies, such as Duck Dynasty, Modern Family and Mad Men
- Points to a wealth of supplementary resources for interested parents—from evidence-based treatments and self-help books to relevant websites
Stephen Hupp, Ph.D., winner of Teaching Recognition Award in 2011, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Clinical Child and School Psychology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
He frequently presents research at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), and his general interests include the assessment, treatment, and prevention of behavioral and emotional problems in children. Interests also include parenting, social-emotional development, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, dissemination of evidence-based practices, and the promotion of skeptical thinking about pseudoscience.
1. List two sources of psychological myths in child psychology.
2. Describe one useful resource for working with children.
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