Summary: This reader, organized chronologically, is composed of articles from scientific journals that introduce the reader to contemporary research in the field of life span development. Readings are arranged by chronological age periods to correspond with most life span development reference books, and will provide readers with a deeper understanding of developmental psychology and familiarize them with contemporary research in the field. Market : students of psychology, ed
ucation, human development or family studies with an interest in development, or anyone else with an interest in the subject.
Summary: This reader, organized chronologically, is composed of articles from scientific journals that introduce the reader to contemporary research in the field of life span development. Readings are arranged by chronological age periods to correspond with most life span development reference books, and will provide readers with a deeper understanding of developmental psychology and familiarize them with contemporary research in the field. Market : students of psychology, education, human development or family studies with an interest in development, or anyone else with an interest in the subject. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:02 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Allyn & Bacon, Inc. Year Published: 2002 International: No
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ARTICLE 1. Infancy. Soken, N. & Pick, A. (1999). Infants' Perception of Dynamic Affective Expressions: Do infants distinguish specific expressions? Child Development, 70, 1275-1283.
ARTICLE 2. Infancy. Harwood, R., Schoelmerich, P., & Gonzalez, Z. (1999). Cultural differences in maternal beliefs and behaviors: a study of middle-class Anglo and Puerto Rican mother-infant pairs in four everyday situations. Child Development, 70, 1005-1017.
ARTICLE 3. Early Childhood. Haight, W., Wang, Z., Fung, H., Williams, K., & Mintz, J. (1999). Universal, developmental, and variable aspects of young children's play: a cross-cultural comparison of pretending at home. Child Development, 70, 1477-1489.
ARTICLE 4. Early Childhood. Crawley, A., Anderson, D., Wilder, A., Williams, M. & Santomero, A. (1999). Effects of repeated exposures to a single episode of the television program Blue's Clues on the viewing behaviors and comprehension of preschool children. Educational Psychology, 91, 630-638.
ARTICLE 5. Middle Childhood. Adams, M. & Henry, M. (1997). Myths and realities about words and literacy. School Psychology Review, 26, 425-437.
ARTICLE 6. Middle Childhood. Barbarin, O. (1999). Social risks and psychological adjustment: a comparison of African American and South African Children. Child Development, 70, 1348-1360.
ARTICLE 7. Middle Childhood. Narvaez, D., Gleason, T., Mitchell, C., & Bentley, J. (1999). Moral theme comprehension in children. Educational Psychology, 91, 477-488.
ARTICLE 8. Adolescence. Blinn-Pike, L. (1999). Why abstinent adolescents report they have not had sex. Family Relations, 48, 295-301.
ARTICLE 9. Adolescence. McGuire, S., Manke, B., Saudino, K., Reiss, D., Hetherington E. M., & Plomin, R. (1999). Perceived competence and self-worth during adolescence: a longitudinal behavioral genetic study. Child Development, 70, 1283-1297.
ARTICLE 10. Adolescence. Fuligni, A., Tseng, V. & Lam, M. (1999). Attitudes toward family obligations among American adolescents with Asian, Latin American, and European backgrounds. Child Development, 70, 1030-1045.
ARTICLE 11. Early Adulthood. Babad, E., Darley, J., & Kaplowitz, H. (1999). Developmental aspects in students' course selection. Educational Psychology, 91, 157-168.
ARTICLE 12. Early Adulthood. Marsiglio, W., Hutchinson, S., & Cohan, M. (2000). Envisioning fatherhood: a social psychological perspective on young men without kids. Family Relations, 49, 133-142.
ARTICLE 13. Early/Middle Adulthood. Fitzgerald, B. (1999). Children of lesbian and gay parents: a review of the literature. Marriage & Family Review, 29, 57-75.
ARTICLE 14. Early/Middle Adulthood. Sharlin, S. (1999). The family in Jewish tradition. Marriage & Family Review, 28, 43-54.
ARTICLE 15. Middle Adulthood. Stewart, A., & Ostrove, J. (1998). Women's personality in middle age: gender, history, and midcourse corrections. American Psychologist, 53, 1185-1195.
ARTICLE 16. Middle Adulthood. Simonton, D. (2000). Creativity: cognitive, personal, developmental, and social aspects. American Psychologist, 55, 151-158.
ARTICLE 17. Middle/Late Adulthood. Youn, G., Knight, B., Jeong, H., & Benton, D. (1999). Differences in familism values and caregiving outcomes among Korean, Korean American, and White American dementia caregivers. Psychology & Aging, 14, 355-364.
ARTICLE 18. Late Adulthood. Cole, T. & Stevenson, D. (1999-2000). The meaning of aging and the future of Social Security. Generations, 23, 72-76.
ARTICLE 19. Early, Middle, & Late Adulthood. Smith, J. & Goodnow, J. (1999). Unasked-for support and unsolicited advice: age and the quality of social experience. Psychology & Aging, 14, 108-121.
ARTICLE 20. Death. Leichtentritt, R., Rettig, K., & Miles, S. (1999). Holocaust survivors' perspectives on the euthanasia debate. Social Science & Medicine, 48, 185-196.
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