Developmental Science An Advanced Textbook, Fifth Edition / Edition 5by Marc H. Bornstein
Pub. Date: 04/01/2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the field for advanced students. Readers of this textbook will obtain a new perspective on developmental science, a greater appreciation of the varied phenomena that constitute developmental science, and a fundamental grounding in developmental/i>
Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the field for advanced students. Readers of this textbook will obtain a new perspective on developmental science, a greater appreciation of the varied phenomena that constitute developmental science, and a fundamental grounding in developmental science itself. The text furnishes inclusive developmental perspectives on all substantial areas in psychology. The substantial revisions of chapters from previous editions and the new chapters included in this fifth edition underscore the dynamic and exciting status of contemporary developmental science.
In addition, chapters in the book:
*demonstrate that the developmental perspective transcends and enriches any narrow focus on particular points in the life span;
*introduce and review the perspectives, traditions, and approaches of developmental science; and
*exemplify the relevance of developmental science through reviews of history, theory, and substance of the subdiscipline.
The text can be used at the advanced undergraduate or introductory graduate levels.
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Table of Contents
Contents: Preface. Part I: Foundations of Developmental Science. R.M. Lerner, C. Theokas, D.L. Bobek, Concepts and Theories of Human Development: Historical and Contemporary Dimensions. M. Cole, Culture in Development. D.P. Hartmann, K.E. Pelzel, Design, Measurement, and Analysis in Developmental Research. Part II: Neuroscience, Perceptual, Cognitive, and Language Development. M.H. Johnson, Developmental Neuroscience, Psychophysiology, and Genetics. K.E. Adolph, S.E. Berger, Physical and Motor Development. M.H. Bornstein, M.E. Arterberry, C. Mash, Perceptual Development. D.P. Birney, J.H. Citron-Pousty, D.J. Lutz, R.J. Sternberg, The Development of Cognitive and Intellectual Abilities. B. MacWhinney, Language Development. Part III: Personality and the Social Contexts of Development. R.A. Thompson, R. Goodvin, The Individual Child: Temperament, Emotion, Self, and Personality. M.E. Lamb, C. Lewis, The Role of Parent-Child Relationships in Child Development. K.H. Rubin, R.J. Coplan, X. Chen, A.A. Buskirk, J.C. Wojslawowicz, Peer Relationships in Childhood. J.S. Eccles, R.W. Roeser, School and Community Influences on Human Development. C.J. Groark, R.B. McCall, Integrating Developmental Scholarship Into Practice and Policy.
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