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Key Concepts in Developmental Psychology

ISBN-10: 0761943463
ISBN-13: 9780761943464
Edition: 2007
List price: $63.00
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Description: "There are many developmental psychology textbooks on the market and it is often hard to choose between them. Key Concepts takes a very different approach and fills a particular niche very effectively This book will be an excellent companion to any  More...

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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 1/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

"There are many developmental psychology textbooks on the market and it is often hard to choose between them. Key Concepts takes a very different approach and fills a particular niche very effectively This book will be an excellent companion to any developmental textbook." Vicky Lewis, The Open University This book serves as a guide to the principal concepts currently in use in Developmental Psychology and is perfect for courses in child development or developmental psychology. 'Concepts' are the mental tools that help us to think about a topic; they impose meaning on an assembly of diverse facts and are thus essential to the task of categorizing, explaining, and understanding. This book not only defines but also describes and discusses each of the concepts selected in relation to its theoretical, historical, and empirical background, with the aim of informing the reader about its place in the discipline, its origins, the purpose for which it was intended, and the extent to which it has been found useful. Arranged thematically in sections corresponding to chapter headings usually found in textbooks, this book could act as either a primary or secondary source for students wanting an accessible book to enrich their learning experience. At the same time the book will enable academics and advanced students to check their own ideas about particular concepts in order to consider how far meanings attached to these concepts are shared. Key Features: Provides an overview of the place of each concept in Developmental Psychology under three headings, namely its meaning, origins and current usage Concepts are grouped into sections corresponding to the main themes usually covered in teaching Relevant concepts in the book are emboldened and linked by listing at the end of each concept Guidance is provided to further reading on each of the concepts discussed The book is centrally important to undergraduate students who need to learn the language used by developmental psychologists in describing their studies, but also helps more advanced readers in checking their ideas regarding the nature and usage of particular concepts.

H Rudolph Schaffer is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of Strathclyde

Conceptions of Development
Mechanisms of Change
Biological Aspects
Individuality
Cognitive Development
Social Cognition
Relationship Formation
Socialization
Linguistic and Communicative Development

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