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John H. Flavell (1282)

Developmental and cognitive psychology
1928, Rockland, Massachusetts, USA
Short Biography
John H. Flavell (born August 9, 1928 in Rockland, Massachusetts) is an American developmental psychologist specializing in children's cognitive development. After serving in The United States Army for two years from 1945–1947, John H. Flavell enrolled at ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA Northeastern University, 1951
  • MA Clark University, 1952
  • PhD Clark University, 1954
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor, Department of Psychology, Stanford University, 1976
  • SRCD President, 1979-81
  • SRCD Governing Council, 1975-83
  • APA Division 7 President, 1969
  • APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 1984
  • Consulting Editor, Cognitive Psychology
Principal Publications
  • 1963 The Developmental Psychology of Jean Piaget. Van Nostrand.
  • 1966 Spontaneous verbal rehearsal in a memory task as a function of age. Child Development, 37, 283-99 (with D. R. Beach and J. M. Chinsky).
  • 1969 Studies in Child Development: Essays in Honour of Jean Piaget. Oxford University Press (ed. with D. Elkind).
  • 1969 Formal and functional aspects of cognitive development. In D. Elkind and J. Flavell (eds), Studies in Cognitive Development: Essays in Honour of Jean Piaget. Oxford University Press (with J. F. Wohlwill).
  • 1970 Developmental studies of mediated memory. In H. W. Reese and L. P. Lipsitt (eds), Advances in Child Development and Behavior, vol. 5. Academic Press.
  • 1971 Stage-related properties of cognitive development. Cognitive Psychology, 2, 421-53.
  • 1972 An analysis of cognitive-developmental sequences. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 86, 279-350.
  • 1974 The development of inferences about others. In T. Mischel! (ed.), Understanding Other Persons. ~lackwell and Mott.
  • 1975 An interview study of children's knowledge about memory. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 40 (1, serial no. 159) (with M. A. Kreutzer and C. Leonard).
  • 1977 Metamemory. In R. V. Kail and J. W. Hagen (eds), Perspectives on the Development of Memory and Cognition. Erlbaum (with H. M. Wellman).
  • 1977 Cognitive Development. Prentice-Hall.
  • 1979 Metacognition and cognitive monitoring: A new area of cognitive-development inquiry. American Psychologist, 34, 906-11.
  • 1983 Development of the appearance-reality distinction. Cognitive Psychology, 15, 95-120 (with E. R. Flavell and F. L. Green).
  • 1983 Handbook of Child Psychology: Cognitive Development. Wiley (with E. M. Markman).
  • 1985 Cognitive Development, 2nd edn. Prentice- Hall.
  • 1990 Inferring false beliefs from actions and reactions. Child Development, 61, 929-45 (with L. J. Moses).
  • 1991 What young children know about the mind. Contemporary Psychology, 36, 741-2.