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DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY By T. Manichander
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We are born, we grow up, we age, and then we die. Unless disease or trauma occurs, most humans go through the various stages of the life described above. Human Development is the process of growing... More > to maturity and mental ability. Traditionally, theories that explain senescence have generally been divided between the programmed and stochastic theories of aging. Programmed theories imply that aging is regulated by biological clocks operating throughout the life span. This regulation would depend on changes in gene expression that affect the systems responsible for maintenance, repair and defense responses. Stochastic theories blame environmental impacts on living organisms that induce cumulative damage at various levels as the cause of aging. Examples of range from damage to DNA, damage to tissues and cells by oxygen radicals (widely known as free radicals countered by the even more well known antioxidants), and cross-linking.< Less
Developmental Psychology: An Evolutionary Perspective By M.D. Rutherford
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This textbook introduces the field of developmental psychology from an evolutionary and adaptationist perspective. This perspective allows us to make sense of the interaction between the developing... More > child and the environment in which the child is developing. It allows us to ask why the human mind is designed the way it is, what functions psychological processes serve, and how our human psychology was adaptive in the environment in which our ancestors evolved. A second advantage to an evolutionary framing is pedagogical. This book has a strong thesis: That nature and nurture work together by design during development. This thesis is supported in every content chapter—from perceptual development to language development to gender development—giving students a strong framework with which to link the empirical reports. M.D. Rutherford is Canada Research Chair in Social Perceptual Development and Professor in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour at McMaster University.< Less
Developmental Psychology: An Evolutionary Perspective By M.D. Rutherford
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This textbook introduces the field of developmental psychology from an evolutionary and adaptationist perspective. This perspective allows us to make sense of the interaction between the developing... More > child and the environment in which the child is developing. It allows us to ask why the human mind is designed the way it is, what functions psychological processes serve, and how our human psychology was adaptive in the environment in which our ancestors evolved. A second advantage to an evolutionary framing is pedagogical. This book has a strong thesis: That nature and nurture work together by design during development. This thesis is supported in every content chapter—from perceptual development to language development to gender development—giving students a strong framework with which to link the empirical reports. M.D. Rutherford is Canada Research Chair in Social Perceptual Development and Professor in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour at McMaster University.< Less
Developmental Psychology: An Evolutionary Perspective By M.D. Rutherford
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This textbook introduces the field of developmental psychology from an evolutionary and adaptationist perspective. This perspective allows us to make sense of the interaction between the developing... More > child and the environment in which the child is developing. It allows us to ask why the human mind is designed the way it is, what functions psychological processes serve, and how our human psychology was adaptive in the environment in which our ancestors evolved. A second advantage to an evolutionary framing is pedagogical. This book has a strong thesis: That nature and nurture work together by design during development. This thesis is supported in every content chapter—from perceptual development to language development to gender development—giving students a strong framework with which to link the empirical reports. M.D. Rutherford is Canada Research Chair in Social Perceptual Development and Professor in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour at McMaster University.< Less
The Developmental Psychology of Psychopathology By Sam Vaknin
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Psychopathology as the outcome of problems in early childhood development.
Developmental Science: A laboratory manual By Gail M Gottfried
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The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A... More > View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology by Daniel N. Stern. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology.< Less
Psychology Through the Lifespan By Julie Lazzara & Alisa Beyer
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This is an Open Educational Resource (OER) Textbook for Lifespan Development in Psychology.
ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY By V Ravi
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Developmental Tasks A person develops through a series of biological stages in life. Particular periods in life have specific characteristics and problems associated with them. The concept,... More > "developmental tasks", assumes that certain of achievements are associated with specific periods in life. These achievements are necessary to facilitate the emotional and social progress of the individual from one stage to the next. For example, the development of gender identity in a very young child is crucial to its later emotional growth. Unless a child establishes a firm sense of self as male female, he/she will be handicapped later in life in building rewarding relationships with other children and adults.< Less
Psychology :Secret Techniques By Dr.Michael Smith
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Psychology is the study of behavior and the mind. There are different types ofpsychology, such as cognitive, forensic, social, and developmental psychology. A person with a condition that affects... More > their mental health may benefit from assessment and treatment with a psychologist.< Less

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