Developmental Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering developmental psychology and developmental cognitive neuroscience that was established in 1998. The current editors are Denis Mareschal, Paul C. Quin, and Mark H. Johnson. Topics covered include: The journal has a 2010 impact factor of 3.53.

Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
History
1998–present
Website
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-7687
Impact factor
3.530 (2010)

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A hammer has many uses – breaking, prying, bending – but we all know that hammers are supposed to be for hammering nails into wood. It turns out we not only learn such cultural conventions when we're very young, we can ...

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