Theories of development: concepts and applications

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Prentice-Hall, 1980 - Psychology - 302 pages
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From Locke and Rousseau to Piaget and Bandura, scholars have advanced our understanding of psychological development. In this lively and readable book, Crain introduces the concepts of a number of outstanding theorists, giving special attention to the practical applications of their thought. This Fifth Edition features new discussions of: Piaget and his critics Freud's mechanisms of defense Werner and today's push for early literacy instruction Schachtel's views on why adults forget early childhood experiences The standards movement that dominates contemporary education

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This is a survey book of several theories of development spanning from Locke and Rousseau to Freud, Jung and Maslow. For what it's worth, it was interesting to see how different theories developed and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tina Siemsen - Goodreads

Excellent summation of developmental theories. Balanced/objective opinions. A worthwhile tool for psychologists, social workers, and all those in the social sciences. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
GESELLS MATURATIONAL THEORY
20
DARWIN LORENZ
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