Category Archives: Developmental Psychology

Middle Adulthood: A Lifespan Perspective by Sherry L. Willis,Mike Martin

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Sherry L. Willis,Mike Martin

heart maturity is a severe interval of the existence path. How we strengthen in heart age–the relevant interval of our lives–can effect how good we cope in our later years. Middle maturity: A Lifespan Perspective explores those concerns via bringing jointly a distinctive staff of foreign members linked to a number of prestigious longitudinal studies.  

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The Elderly Eyewitness in Court by Michael P. Toglia,David F. Ross,Joanna Pozzulo,Emily Pica

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Michael P. Toglia,David F. Ross,Joanna Pozzulo,Emily Pica

The majority of study on eyewitness reminiscence has frequently studied little ones and younger adults. By distinction, this volume is designed to supply an outline of empirical learn at the cognitive, social, and healthiness similar elements that impression the accuracy of eyewitness testimony given through the elderly.


The booklet takes a lifespan developmental perspective that incorporates research on witnesses of every age, yet makes use of the findings to target concerns certain to the aged. This contains learn on acceptance reminiscence with lineup identifications and bear in mind reminiscence that happens while an aged witness is requested to explain an occasion in court. The aged Eyewitness additionally examines jurors’ reactions to the testimony of an aged witness, and the criminal and social coverage matters that emerge whilst the aged witness perform felony court cases. whereas reviewing what's identified in regards to the aged witness, the publication also provides a path for destiny study into this new frontier of medical inquiry.


Its viewers spans researchers in cognitive and developmental psychology, and pros operating within the transforming into zone of psychology and law.

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Pädagogische Psychologie (Lehrbuch mit Online-Materialien) by Elke Wild,Jens Möller

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Elke Wild,Jens Möller

Pädagogische Psychologie bietet psychologisches information für den Unterricht, für Erziehung und Weiterbildung: Wie fördert guy die Selbstregulation bei Schülern? Welche Ansätze zur Klassenführung gibt es? Welche Rolle spielen Gleichaltrige für die schulische Leistung von Jugendlichen? Ein group aus Experten beantwortet diese und viele andere Fragen fundiert und gleichzeitig praxisnah. Der Band beinhaltet Zusammenfassungen, Definitionen, ein Glossar sowie eine Lern-Website und ist daher bestens für die Prüfungsvorbereitung geeignet.

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Growing Older: Perspectives on LGBT Aging by James T. Sears

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By James T. Sears

LGBT older adults event matters and demanding situations which are exact, together with institutional heteronormativity, heterosexism in enterprises, and homophobia between caregivers and social carrier prone. This ebook offers a various crew of students, activists, social provider prone, and researchers from all over the world interpreting present examine, practices, and regulations on getting older between LGBT participants. This revealing resource lays out the numerous demanding situations confronted not just through this getting older sexual minority inhabitants, but in addition for his or her social provider providers—and those that teach them.


The chapters discover the larger London sector Polari undertaking, the changes made within the long-running HIV aid crew at St. Paul’s health facility in Vancouver, and the Liberation Psychology workshops in eire for lesbian and transgendered folks. This quantity can function an exceptional instructor source for enticing undergraduate and graduate scholars in numerous professions who can be operating with older LGBT adults. this article is widely referenced and contains tables to obviously current research.


This book is a worthwhile resource for software directors and supervisors, human habit researchers, psychologists and psychotherapists, social planners and coverage experts, neighborhood builders and organizers, case managers, direct carrier practitioners concerned with LGBT groups, educators, and students.


This e-book was once released as a unique factor of the Journal of homosexual & Lesbian Social Services.

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Positive Youth Development: 41 (Advances in Child by Richard Lerner,Jacqueline Lerner,Janette B. Benson

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Richard Lerner,Jacqueline Lerner,Janette B. Benson

Each bankruptcy offers in-depth discussions and this quantity serves as a useful source for Developmental or academic psychology researchers, students, and students.

  • Includes chapters that spotlight one of the most contemporary study within the sector of confident early life Development
  • Each bankruptcy offers in-depth discussions
  • An valuable source for developmental or academic psychology researchers, students, and students

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Kohlberg und seine Kritiker: Die Aktualität von Kohlbergs by Günter Becker

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Günter Becker

Das Buch bietet eine systematische Aufarbeitung der Forschung zum moralpsychologischen Ansatz von Lawrence Kohlberg und insbesondere seiner zahlreichen Kritiker. Ziel ist es einerseits, Missverständnisse in der Rezeption der Kritiker zu benennen und ihnen gegenüber die Fruchtbarkeit von Kohlbergs Ansatz aufzuzeigen – das Buch wendet sich explizit gegen den derzeitigen development des Abschiebens seiner Untersuchungsperspektive in den Bereich der Forschungsgeschichte. Andererseits sollen in Anknüpfung an die Kritiker zentrale Probleme dieser Perspektive aufgezeigt werden – verschiedene Einwände lassen sich für ihre Weiterentwicklung fruchtbar machen. Ein integrativ angelegtes psychologisches Modell der ethical und ihrer Entwicklung wird formuliert. Die Arbeit ist nicht nur systematisch angelegt, sondern rekonstruiert auch Entwicklungslinien der Kohlberg-Kritik und der Kohlberg-Forschung.

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Principles of Addictions and the Law: Applications in by Norman S. Miller

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Norman S. Miller

The ebook contains an exam of resources of legislations vital to habit and its remedy. the principles for forensic paintings in expert felony testimony is explored (e.g., criminal procedure, case legislation precedent, statutes governing addictions, civil and legal procedures). The technological know-how of habit is featured together with the biology of dependancy, habit as a mind illness, accountability vs. lack of regulate, improvement of addictions, and the function of genetics and atmosphere. Drug trying out, its makes use of with forensic populations, what the checks exhibit and don't express, controversies in utilizing exams within the common inhabitants additionally gets vast remedy. dependancy and psychological disorder in forensic populations is highlighted for dependancy therapy and carrying on with care. Case reviews and landmark instances illustrate the position of alcohol, drug use, and addictions in felony decisions.

  • Focused totally on alcohol and drug addictions
  • Case stories and landmark instances are incorporated to demonstrate the position of alcohol/drugs in criminal judgements (e.g., the Exxon Valdez case)
  • Brief evaluate of felony process and drug courts could be beneficial to clinicans, legal professionals, directors, and different professionals

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Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance by Thomas F. Cash

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Thomas F. Cash

This scholarly paintings is the main entire latest source on human actual appearance—how people’s outer actual features and their internal perceptions and attitudes approximately their very own visual appeal (body picture) impact their lives. The encyclopedia’s 117 full-length chapters are composed and edited by way of the world’s specialists from more than a few disciplines—social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. The wide topical insurance during this necessary reference paintings contains: (1) vital theories, views, and ideas for realizing physique picture and visual appeal; (2) medical size of physique picture and actual attributes (anthropometry); (3) the advance and determinants of human visual appeal and physique snapshot over the lifespan: (4) How tradition and society affects the meanings of human visual appeal; (5) The psychosocial results of appearance-altering illness, harm, and visual transformations; (6) visual appeal self-change and self-management; (7) The prevention and remedy of physique snapshot difficulties, together with psychosocial and clinical interventions. Chapters are written in a fashion that's available and informative to a large viewers, together with the knowledgeable public, university and graduate scholars, and scientists and scientific practitioners. each one well-organized bankruptcy offers a thesaurus of definitions of any technical phrases and one more analyzing part of steered assets for persevered studying concerning the subject.

Available on-line through ScienceDirect or in a limited-release print version.

  • The Encyclopedia of physique picture and Human visual appeal is a different reference for a starting to be quarter of clinical inquiry
  • It brings jointly in a single resource the study from specialists in quite a few fields interpreting this mental and sociological phenomenon
  • The breadth of issues lined, and the present fascination with this topic zone confirm this reference may be of curiosity to researchers and a lay viewers alike

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Resilience and Development: Positive Life Adaptations by Meyer D. Glantz,Jeannette L. Johnson

| February 24, 2017 | admin | 0

By Meyer D. Glantz,Jeannette L. Johnson

Leading specialists evaluation the study on resilience and characterize the varied views and critiques came across between either scientists and practitioners within the box. even supposing the chapters are written to the criteria anticipated via researchers, they're both precious for software builders and others in utilized fields looking science-based details at the subject. This ebook is a special source according to the growing to be curiosity in resilience either in learn and interventions.

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