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Developmental Psychology and Social Change

Research, History and Policy (Cambridge Studies in Social and Emotional Development)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

  • General,
  • Psychology,
  • Developmental - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Social Psychology,
  • Developmental psychology,
  • Social change

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid B. Pillemer (Editor), Sheldon H. White (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7745029M
    ISBN 100521533600
    ISBN 109780521533607

    Developmental Psychology is unique in its breadth of content – it bridges applied and basic research – and investigates the clinical, cognitive, perceptual, sensory, social, moral, practical, educational, biological, genetic and neural aspects of human development. World-class research. Ultimate impact. Psychology Impact from Frontiers. Life-span developmental psychology is the field of psychology which involves the examination of both constancy and change in human behaviour across the entire life span, that is, from conception to death (Baltes, ). Developmental psychologists are concerned with diverse issues ranging from.

      Abstract. Developmental psychology was a major area of research at ETS from the late s to the early s. This work was a natural extension of the programs in cognitive, personality, and social psychology that had begun shortly after the organization’s founding in , consistent with Henry Chauncey’s vision of investigating intellectual and personal : Nathan Kogan, Lawrence J. Stricker, Michael Lewis, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn. Developmental ladders characterize development as a simple fixed progression, following monotonie change, with one step following another in a single direction. As shown in Figure , the develop-mental ladder-like trajectory has at least three features: (1) development simply follows a single straight line; (2) each step is fixed, following theFile Size: 2MB.

    Developmental psychology, also called Life-span Psychology, the branch of psychology concerned with the changes in cognitive, motivational, psychophysiological, and social functioning that occur throughout the human life the 19th and early 20th centuries, developmental psychologists were concerned primarily with child psychology. In the s, .   Developmental psychology is the scientific study of how and why human beings change over the course of their life. It examines the influences of nature and nurture on the process of human development, and processes of change in context and across.

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