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Theories in Developmental Psychology

Theories in Developmental Psychology

Finally there is the classic among the textbooks that we have been waiting for a long time: Well-known theoretical traditions about human psychological development are placed in the context of their continuation.

Renowned scientists outline central theoretical orientations and models from a wide variety of developmental research areas right up to the beginnings.

The book offers a well-founded overview of the well-known classical experiments and studies with their evaluation from today's scientific perspective, as well as discourses on modern theoretical modifications. It contains all the important theories and models about the development of perception, intelligence, memory and language, the acquisition of knowledge and learning growth as well as the development of motivation, emotion, behavioral adaptation and attachment.

Due to its sophisticated didactic design, which aims to optimize reading comprehension with clear illustrations, graphics and flow charts as well as clear subject-word tables and to maintain interest in the reading material, working with this textbook is an enjoyable experience.

The special features in brief:

  • Written understandably: Transparent and practical presentation of the theoretical basic concepts
  • Profoundly created: Written in an interdisciplinary manner by numerous renowned experts in the respective field
  • Written authentically: the authors have close scientific ties to the theories presented
  • Clearly presented: Uniform chapter structure, starting with a concise central idea, as well as numerous illustrations and flow charts

About the editor:

Univ.- Prof. DDr.Lieselotte Ahnert is Professor of Developmental Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Vienna. She is an expert in social-emotional development processes (attachment, stress and behavioral adaptation) in early childhood.

As an internationally renowned expert, she has already published the successful non-fiction book 'How much mother needs a child?' At Springer Spectrum.

Keywords

Attachment theory Memory development Intelligence Core knowledge theories Cognitive development Learning theories Theories for language acquisition Knowledge acquisition
  1. 1.Inst. Developmental Psychology and Psychological DiagnosticsUniversity of ViennaWienAustria

About the editors

Univ.- Prof Dr Lieselotte Ahnert is Professor of Developmental Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Vienna. She is considered an expert in social-emotional development processes (attachment, stress and behavior adjustment) in early childhood. As an internationally renowned expert, she has already published the successful non-fiction book “How much mother needs a child?” At Springer Spectrum.

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