Life-span developmental psychology; research and theory.

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StatementEdited by L. R. Goulet and Paul B. Baltes. Contributors: Paul B. Baltes [and others]
ContributionsGoulet, L. R., 1939-, Baltes, Paul B.
LC ClassificationsBF701 .L53 1970
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Paginationxv, 591 p.
Number of Pages591
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Open LibraryOL14712166M

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The book discusses the history, theory, and psychological approaches of developmental psychology, with focus on socialization and personality development through the life span; personality dimensions; and theories of socialization and sex-role development.

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Life-span developmental psychology studies the transformations in human behavior from conception throughout life. It examines changes across a broad range of topics including psycho-physiological processes, cognitive development, language acquisition, social, personal and emotional development.

Handbook of life-span development. New York: Springer. E-mail Citation» This book, edited by four leading women in life-span research, emphasizes cognition, neuroscience, and social relationships. Sociocultural issues, such as immigration, technology, and fertility, are given special attention.

Lerner, Richard M., ed. Development through the Lifespan (5th Edition). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon. Electronic and downloadable articles will be available.

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Lifespan development explores how we change and grow from conception to death. This field of psychology is studied by developmental psychologists.

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Seven popular life‐span research methods include the case study, survey, observational, correlational, experimental, cross‐cultural, and participant observation methods. Case-study research. In case‐study research, an investigator studies an individual who has a rare or unusual condition or who has responded favorably to a new treatment.

Case studies are typically clinical in scope. A life-span developmental theory should address the following general challenges and questions: (a) Criteria of adaptive development should be assessed in ways that facilitate interindividual comparison, prevent distortion by subjective biases, and build on cross-cultural consensus about what constitutes a successful life; (b) investigate how Cited by: Paul B.

Baltes is noted for his theoretical and empirical work in developmental psychology and the interdisciplinary study of human aging. Aside from multiple honorary doctorates and election to academies, he has received numerous awards, including the International Psychology Award of the American Psychological Association, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the German Psychological.

Developmental psychology studies the way people change and grow. In this lesson, we'll look at the principles of how people develop across the life.

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In addition, the topic cuts across nations and cultures, adding to the diversity of subject matter and approaches. Developmental psychology is concerned with constancy and change in psychological functioning over the life span.

Growth and development through the lifespan including physical, social, cognitive and neurological development. This course covers topics in each of these areas and provides an overview on subjects such as day care, education, disabilities, parenting, types of families, gender identity and roles, career decisions, illnesses and treatments, aging, retirement, generativity, and dying.

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Lewandowski. Newman and Newman use a chronological approach to present development across the life span, drawing on the psychosocial theory of Erik Erikson to provide a conceptual framework for the text. The authors address physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth in all life stages, focusing on the idea that development results from the interdependence of these areas at every stage, and 5/5(2).

Life-span Developmental Psychology: Introduction To Research Methods. ISBN | Quantity: Shopping Cart Summary. Book Description. This volume continues to examine these questions and to report advances in empirical research within life-span development increasing its interdisciplinary nature.

The relationships between individual. Developmental psychology is a fascinating area and one of the most popular topics in psychology. It can also be a very broad subject that can include anything from prenatal development to health during the final stages of life.

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The book is published by McGraw. Course Summary Psychology Life Span Developmental Psychology has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2, colleges and universities. Developmental psychology is the scientific study of age‐related changes throughout the human life span.

A discipline of scientific inquiry, developmental psychology recognizes humans of all societies and cultures as beings who are “in process,” or constantly growing and changing. Psychology Definition of LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: the continual study of the psychological differences between individuals separated by age.Part I: Development as a Personal and Social Construction.

Chapter 1: Revisiting Individuals as Producers of Their Development: From Dynamic Interactionism to Developmental Systems Chapter 2: The Self in Action and Development: Cultural, Biosocial, and Ontogenetic Bases of Intentional Self-Development Chapter 3: Selectivity in Life-Span Development: Biological and Societal Canalizations .jectives of life span psychology that it shares w ith other developm ental sp ecialties.

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