The Nature of Nurture (Individual Differences and Development)

The Nature of Nurture (Individual Differences and Development)

By: Theodore D. Wachs (author)Hardback

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Current knowledge about the nature of environmental influences upon children's development is synthesized in this volume. Wachs explores such issues as individual differences in response to stress, medical treatment, parenting styles and teaching approaches, and examines such questions as whether there are certain periods in children's development when they may be more sensitive to specific environmental influences than at other times, and whether girls are more sensitive than boys to parental maltreatment.

Contents

The Study of the Environment in Historical Perspective Measuring the Environment Specific Environmental Influences The Structure of the Environment Operation of the Environment Across Time Specificity of Environmental Action Organism-Environment Covariance Organism-Environment Interaction The Nature of Nurture Implications and Applications

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780803943742
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780803943742
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0803943741

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