Advancing Developmental Science: Philosophy, Theory, and by Anthony S. Dick,Ulrich Müller

By Anthony S. Dick,Ulrich Müller

Developmental technological know-how is an interdisciplinary medical box devoted to describing, realizing, and explaining swap in habit around the lifespan and the mental, environmental, and organic approaches that co-determine this variation throughout the organism’s improvement. Developmental technological know-how is therefore a wide self-discipline that lies on the intersection of psychology, biology, sociology, anthropology and different allied disciplines. Advancing Developmental technology: Philosophy, conception, and Method displays this huge view of developmental technological know-how, and studies the philosophical, theoretical, and methodological matters dealing with the sector. It does so in the Process-Relational paradigm, as defined by way of developmentalist Willis Overton over the process his profession. inside that framework, this ebook explores improvement in a couple of particular cognitive, neurobiological, and social domain names, and gives scholars and researchers with a finished suite of conceptual and methodological instruments to explain, clarify, and optimize intraindividual swap around the lifespan.

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