New Trends and Innovations
By Rajpal Kaur
Developmental Psychology examines human developmental processes and transitions in infancy, childhood, adolescence and adulthood. The theoretical paradigms and current methods relating to the many subfields of developmental psychology, including: the biological bases of development perceptual and motor development cognitive development communication and language development social development personality and emotional development moral development and wisdom developmental psychopathology. This book's critical viewpoint, broad coverage and emphasis on processes and dynamic interactions, rather than plain states and stages, will be of wide appeal to undergraduate students of developmental and educational psychology. It will also be highly relevant to postgraduate students and specialists in psychology and education requiring a comprehensive, up-to-date account of the various subfields of developmental psychology. This developmental psychology text covers all aspects of human development. After an introduction to the history and systems of developmental psychology, the book includes chapters on the biological bases of development, perceptual and motor development, cognitive development, communication and language development, social development, personality and emotional development, moral development and wisdom, motivation and developmental psychopathology.
Contents: Preface. 1. History of developmental psychology. 2. Philosophical models of development. 3. Methodologies in development psychology. 4. Perceptual development. 5. Moral development. 6. Life-span perspective in developmental psychology. Summary. Bibliography. Index.
About the Author: Rajpal Kaur, M.A., M.ED., is at present Principles Shri Guru Harkishan Sahib College for Women, Ludhiana Dist., Punjab. Mrs. Rajpal Kaur is an educationist by profession with interest in Psychological studies. She has over ten years of teaching experience in various educational institutions. She has been to Pakistan for SAMF2004 and is active in various cultural and educational programmes.
Author: Rajpal Kaur
ISBN : 8176298034
Pages : 296
Price : Rs.580/-
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