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Tufts University
Eliot-Pearson Department
of Child Study and
Human Development
105 College Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

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Curriculum Vitae

David Henry Feldman
Professor

Education
Ph.D., Stanford University
M.A., Stanford University
Ed.M., Harvard University
A.B., University of Rochester

Expertise
Cognitive Development; Developmental Theory; Creativity
Intellectual development; developmental transitions; expertise; extreme giftedness and creativity; educational and developmental theory

Projects
The growth and development of cultural knowledge domains, studies in cultural genetic epistemology. Studies of child prodigies and savants.

Publications

Feldman, D.H. (2012). Cognitive development in childhood: A contemporary perspective. In R.M. Lerner, M.A. Easterbrooks, & J. Mistry (Eds.), Handbook of psychology 2nd edition: Vol.6: Developmental psychology (pp. 289-316). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Feldman, D.H., Abo-Zena, M., Roeser, R.W., & Warren, A.E.A. (2012). When beliefs fit and they don't: Religious conversion, spirituality, and positive youth development. In A.E.A. Warren, R.M. Lerner, & E. Phelps (Eds.), Thriving and spirituality among youth: Research perspectives and future possibilities (pp. 129-166)a. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Feldman, D.H. & Morelock, M.J. (2011). Proditgies and savants. In R. Sternberg & S. Kaufman (Eds), Handbook of Intelligence (pp. 210-234). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Feldman, D.H. (2008). Darwin? Lamarck? Piaget?: All of the Above? Commentary on Joe Becker. Human Development, 51, 3, 196-201.

Feldman, D.H. & Benjamin, A. (2004). Piaget's stages: The unfinished symphony of cognitive development. New Ideas in Psychology, 22, 3, 175-231.

Feldman, D.H. & Benjamin, A. (2004). Going backward to go forward: The critical role of regressive movement in cognitive development. Journal of Cognition and Development, 5, 97-102.

Feldman, D.H. (2003). Cognitive development in early childhood. In R. Lerner, A. Easterbrooks, & J. Mistry (Eds.), Developmental Psychology (pp. 195-210). New York: John Wiley.

Feldman, D.H.(2000). Figurative and operative processes in the development of artistic talent. Human Development, 43, 60-64.

Feldman, D.H. (2003). The creation of multiple intelligences theory: A study in high level thinking. In V. John-Steiner & K. Sawyer (Eds.), Development and creativity (pp. 139-185. New York: Oxford University Press.