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The evolution of childhood : relationships, emotion, mind

Author: Melvin Konner
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive Darwinian interpretation of human development which examines both the cross-cultural and universal characteristics of our growth from infancy to adolescence.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Konner
ISBN: 9780674045668 0674045661
OCLC Number: 758789380
Description: 1 v. (XV-943 p.) : couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm
Contents: Paradigms in the evolution of development --
Brains evolving --
Ape foundations, human revolution --
The evolution of human brain growth --
Paradigms in the study of psychosocial growth --
The growth of sociality --
The growth of attachment and the social fears --
The growth of language --
The growth of sex and gender differences --
The transition to middle childhood --
Reproductive behavior and the onset of parenting --
Paradigms in the study of socialization --
Early social experience --
The evolution of the mother-infant bond --
Cooperative breeding in the extended family --
Male parental care --
Relations among juveniles --
Play, social learning, and teaching --
The contexts of emerging reproductive behavior --
Stress and resilience in the changing family --
Hunter-gatherer childhood: the cultural baseline --
Paradigms in the study of enculturation --
The culture of infancy and early childhood --
The culture of subsistence --
The culture of middle childhood --
The culture of gender in childhood and adolescence --
Evolutionary culture theory --
Universals, adaptation, enculturation, and culture.
Other Titles: Paradigms in the evolution of development.
Brains evolving.
Ape foundations, human revolution.
Evolution of human brain growth.
Paradigms in the study of psychosocial growth.
Growth of sociality.
Growth of attachment and the social fears.
Growth of language.
Growth of sex and gender differences.
Transition to middle childhood.
Reproductive behavior and the onset of parenting.
Paradigms in the study of socialization.
Early social experience.
Evolution of the mother-infant bond.
Cooperative breeding in the extended family.
Male parental care.
Relations among juveniles.
Play, social learning, and teaching.
Contexts of emerging reproductive behavior.
Stress and resilience in the changing family.
Hunter-gatherer childhood: the cultural baseline.
Paradigms in the study of enculturation.
Culture of infancy and early childhood.
Culture of subsistence.
Culture of middle childhood.
Culture of gender in childhood and adolescence.
Evolutionary culture theory.
Universals, adaptation, enculturation, and culture.
Responsibility: Melvin Konner.

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