Theories of Developmental Psychology (6th Revised edition)
By: Patricia H. Miller (author)Paperback
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Always reflective of the latest research and thinking in the field, Patricia Miller s acclaimed text offers an ideal way to help students understand and distinguish the major theoretical schools of child development. This fully updated new edition includes a new focus on biological theories of development, and offers new instructor resource materials."
Dr. Miller (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) is professor of psychology at San Francisco State University. She has held faculty positions at the University of Michigan, the University of Florida, and the University of Georgia and also has served as Department Head, Associate Dean, and Director of Women's Studies. Her research focuses on cognitive development during childhood. More specifically, she studies cognitive strategies, executive function, metacognition, memory, attention, social cognitive development, theory of mind, and gender.
Introduction Piaget's Cognitive-Stage Theory and the Neo-Piagetians Freud's and Erikson's Psychoanalytic Theories Vygotsky and the Sociocultural Approach Social Learning Theory Information-Processing Theory Ethology and Other Evolutionary Theories Gibson's Ecological Theory of Perceptual Development Contemporary Minitheories and Emerging Approaches
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