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Theories of development : concepts and applications

Author: William C Crain
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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From Locke and Rousseau to Piaget, Freud and Skinner, scholars have advanced our understanding of psychological development. In this highly readable book, Crain introduces the concepts of a number of outstanding theorists, giving special attention to the practical applications of their thought.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Crain, William C., 1943-
Theories of development.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1992
(OCoLC)763102309
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William C Crain
ISBN: 013913476X 9780139134760 0131376055 9780131376052
OCLC Number: 24380204
Description: xvi, 368 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Early theories: Preformationism, Locke and Rousseau --
Gesell's maturational theory --
Ethological theories: Darwin, Lorenz and Tinbergen, and Bowlby --
Montessori's educational philosophy --
Werner's organismic and comparative theory --
Piaget's cognitive-developmental theory --
Kohlberg's stages of moral development --
Learning theory: Pavlov, Watson, and Skinner --
Bandura's social learning theory --
Vygotsky's social-historical theory of cognitive development --
Freud's psychoanalytic theory --
Erikson and the eight stages of life --
A case study in psychoanalytic treatment: Bettelheim on autism --
Schachtel on childhood experiences --
Jung's theory of adulthood --
Chomsky's theory of language development --
Conclusion: Humanistic psychology and developmental theory.
Responsibility: Willian Crain.

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From Locke and Rousseau to Piaget, Freud and Skinner, scholars have advanced our understanding of psychological development. In this highly readable book, Crain introduces the concepts of a number of outstanding theorists, giving special attention to the practical applications of their thought.

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