By Karen L. Fingerman PhD, Cynthia Berg PhD, Jacqui Smith PhD, Toni C. Antonucci PhD
The doubling of our regular existence span because the flip of the 20 th century is taken into account by means of many students to be essentially the most vital adjustments in human lifestyles. This definitive textual content is the one quantity to totally tackle, via a multidisciplinary standpoint, the organic, cognitive, and mental improvement that happens from infancy via previous age, and the way the sociocultural and institutional components interface with those alterations. Edited by way of best learn students within the box of life-span improvement, the quantity additionally contains contributions of experts in behavioral genetics, socioemotional selectivity concept, neuroscience, ecological versions, and extra. It examines the dynamics of shut relationships and casual ties one of the aged inhabitants, child-parent attachment relationships as a life-span phenomenon, developmental projects around the lifespan, continuity and discontinuity in temperament and character, the sociocultural context of cognition around the lifestyles span, and variability in techniques to social challenge fixing from early to later existence. Given the variety of contemporary demographic shifts, it additionally explores matters regarding fertility, lifestyles expectancy, environmental contexts, expertise, immigration, and public coverage. Key positive aspects: Integrates the whole existence span from infancy via outdated age in each one bankruptcy Considers multidisciplinary views that handle own relationships, cognitive improvement, and social, emotional, and actual well-being around the lifestyles span Situates life-span improvement in ecological contexts (e.g., socioeconomic, local, and immigration prestige) offers a concise yet thorough source for graduate seminars in life-span-related reviews Highlights destiny concerns in all components of life-span research
Read Online or Download Handbook of Life-Span Development PDF
Similar developmental psychology books
Well timed and authoritative, this quantity experiences the breadth of present wisdom at the self-conscious feelings and their position in mental and social functioning. prime investigators process the topic from a number of degrees of study, starting from simple mind mechanisms to advanced social approaches.
The purpose of this e-book is to function an creation to scholars and pros who require an knowing of developmental psychology, yet who've no historical past wisdom. The textual content outlines many of the major components of developmental psychology, and as such, seeks to supply a vast evaluate of up to date curiosity within the topic.
Contains 17 papers offered on the baby Language Seminar, Bangor 1994, with contributions in components as assorted as bilingual improvement, phonological issues, signal language improvement, and the language of Down's syndrome childrens.
- Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town
- Down Syndrome Across the Life Span
- Emotion and Adaptation
- Leisure & Aging: Ulyssean Living in Later Life
- Staring at the Sun
Extra info for Handbook of Life-Span Development
77–97). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Siegler, R. S. (2006). Microgenetic analyses of learning. In D. Kuhn & R. S. , Vol. 2: Cognition, perception, and language, pp. 464–510). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. Siegler, R. S. (2007). Cognitive variability. Developmental Science, 10, 104–109. Siegler, R. , & Crowley, K. (1991). The microgenetic method. A direct means for studying cognitive development. American Psychologist, 46, 606–620. Siegler, R. , & Svetina, M. (2002). A microgenetic/cross-sectional study of matrix completion: Comparing short-term and long-term change.
The generalization of perceptual-motor intra-individual variability in young and old adults. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 61, P304–P310. Stawski, R. , Sliwinski, M. , Almeida, D. , & Smyth, J. M. (2008). Reported exposure and emotional reactivity to daily stressors: The roles of adult age and global perceived stress. Psychology and Aging, 23, 52–61. Uchino, B. , Berg, C. , Smith, T. , & Skinner, M. (2006). Age-related differences in ambulatory blood pressure during daily stress: Evidence for greater blood pressure reactivity with age.
Devries, M. , & van Os, J. (2007). Mood in daily contexts: Relationship with risk in early adolescence. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 17, 697–722. Siegler, R. S. (1995). How does change occur: A microgenetic study of number conservation. Cognitive Psychology, 28, 225–273. Siegler, R. S. (1997). Concepts and methods for studying cognitive change. In E. Amsel & K. A. ), Change and development: Issues of theory, method and application (pp. 77–97). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. Siegler, R. S. (2006).