Presents an overview of current research and theory in developmental psychology, with chapters written by prominent researchers and academics in many areas. Covers a broad range of developmental issues, including core issues and issues related to the interface of developmental psychology with both clinical and social psychology. Separate sections deal with motor development and self-regulation, cognitive and perceptual development, social development, development and self-worth, the social context, and life-cycle development. Specific topics include clinical implications of developmental research, the application of social psychological principles to understanding the effectiveness of various child-rearing practices. Several chapters also address issues related to development beyond childhood, including adolescence, adulthood, and old age.The funds were used to pay a group of graduate students to prepare papers on the many aspects of autobiography. These papers led to the lecture content of a subsequent course, its reading lists, and the elaboration of the essay topics onanbsp;...
|Title||:||Contemporary topics in developmental psychology|
|Publisher||:||Wiley-Interscience - 1987-04|