Social and Personality Development

Author: David R. Shaffer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495600385

Category: Psychology

Page: 608

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The success of this best-selling text lies in the author's belief that a good text talks with, rather than at, its readers. Shaffer does an extraordinary job of anticipating students' interests, questions, and concerns while treating them as active participants in the process of learning about social and personality development. The Sixth edition of SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT features clearly written, current coverage of social and personality development that aids students in discovering the causes, processes, and complexities that underlie developmental change. Students learn why biological and environmental factors, contextual factors such as cross-cultural, familial, neighborhood, school, and peer-group influences cause change in children. Shaffer also explores the approaches that researchers use to test their theories and answer important questions about developing children and adolescents. This book's effective coverage of field research stands out from other texts not only for its accuracy and currency, but because Shaffer consistently juxtaposes classic research with the latest breakthroughs in a way that helps students appreciate how knowledge builds on earlier findings. This edition features a much stronger emphasis on cultural influences on development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Social and Personality Development

Author: David Shaffer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534607004

Category: Psychology

Page: 600

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The success of this best-selling text lies in the author's belief that a good text talks with, rather than at, its readers. Shaffer does an extraordinary job of anticipating students' interests, questions, and concerns while treating them as active participants in the process of learning about social and personality development. The Fifth edition of SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT features clearly written, current coverage of social and personality development that aids students in discovering the causes, processes, and complexities that underlie developmental change. Students learn why biological and environmental factors, contextual factors such as cross-cultural, familial, neighborhood, school, and peer-group influences cause change in children. Shaffer also explores the approaches that researchers use to test their theories and answer important questions about developing children and adolescents. This book's effective coverage of field research stands out from other texts not only for its accuracy and currency, but because Shaffer consistently juxtaposes classic research with the latest breakthroughs in a way that helps students appreciate how knowledge builds on earlier findings. This edition features a much stronger emphasis on cultural influences on development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Social and Personality Development

Author: Tina Abbott

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134579926

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

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Social and Personality Development looks at the processes by which we come to be who we are. It covers a range of topics central to personality and developmental psychology. The book is arranged in three sections, the first covering the main theories of personality, the second describing the development of gender and the third focusing on adolescence. It is suitable for the AQA-A A2 Level examination, but will also be of interest to those studying education, nursing and other related disciplines.

Social and Personality Development

An Advanced Textbook

Author: Michael E. Lamb,Marc H. Bornstein

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1136699651

Category: Psychology

Page: 536

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This new text contains parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition, along with new introductory material, providing a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of social and personality development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the history and systems, methodologies, and measurement and analytic techniques used to understand the area of human development under review. The relevance of the field is illustrated through engaging applications. Each chapter reflects the current state of knowledge and features an introduction, an overview of the field, a chapter summary, and numerous classical and contemporary references. As a whole, this highly anticipated text illuminates substantive phenomena in social and personality developmental science and its relevance to everyday life. Students and instructors will appreciate the book’s online resources. For each chapter, the website features: chapter outlines; a student reading guide; a glossary of key terms and concepts; and suggested readings with hotlinks to journal articles. Only instructors are granted access to the test bank with multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions; PowerPoints with all of the text’s figures and tables; and suggestions for classroom discussion/assignments. The book opens with an introduction to social and personality development as well as an overview of developmental science in general—its history and theory, the cultural orientation to thinking about human development, and the manner in which empirical research is designed, conducted, and analyzed. Part 2 examines personality and social development within the context of the various relationships and situations in which developing individuals function and by which they are shaped. The book concludes with an engaging look at applied developmental psychology in action through a current examination of children and the law. Ways in which developmental thinking and research affect and are affected by practice and social policy are emphasized. Intended for advanced undergraduate and/or graduate level courses on social and personality development taught in departments of psychology, human development, and education, researchers in these areas will also appreciate this book’s cutting-edge coverage.

Social and Personality Development

Author: David Reed Shaffer

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 565

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David Shaffer's comprehensive and current coverage of social and personality development goes beyond the usual to help students discover the processes that underlie developmental change—so they come away with a real understanding of causes and intriguing complexities. Students learn why development occurs (the biological and environmental factors that cause children to change and contextual factors such as cross-cultural, familial, neighborhood, school, and peer-group influences).Shaffer explores the approaches that researchers use to test their theories and answer important questions about developing children and adolescents. This book's effective coverage of field research stands out from other texts not only for its accuracy and currency, but because Shaffer consistently juxtaposes classic research with the latest breakthroughs to help you appreciate how our knowledge builds on earlier findings.

The Role of Emotions in Social and Personality Development

History, Theory and Research

Author: Carol Magai,Susan H. McFadden

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306448669

Category: Psychology

Page: 358

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Summarizes research in the field and provides a historical context to social and personality development and developmental psychology, emphasizing the role of emotions in personality formation and social behavior. Assesses current theories and alternate models in areas such as attachment, emotion ex

Social and Personality Development

An Evolutionary Synthesis

Author: Kevin B. MacDonald

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475702922

Category: Psychology

Page: 340

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This volume is an attempt to integrate the theory and data of social and personality development within a modem evolutionary framework. The various chapters are not meant to be read in isolation from one another but rather are intended to form an integrated whole. There is thus a great deal of cross-referencing between chapters and to some extent they all stand or fall together. This also suggests that the accuracy (or usefulness) of a particular chapter cannot be judged until the book is comprehended as a whole. Chapter 1 deals with the theoretical foundations of this enterprise, and the focus is on the compatibility of mainstream approaches within the field to a modem evolutionary approach. Chapters 2-4 concern what I view to be the fundamental proximal mechanisms underlying social and personality development. Chapter 2, on temperament and person ality development, is particularly central to the rest of the volume because these processes are repeatedly invoked as explanatory concepts at later points in the volume.

Social & Personality Development

Author: David Reed Shaffer

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Personality development

Page: 618

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Shaffers current and comprehensive overview of social and personality development reflects the best theories, research, and practical wisdom that social developmentalists have to offer. Shaffer helps students understand the processes that underlie developmental change, illustrating that different social contexts help determine development. The book describes and explains the processes by which unsocialized infants are integrated into the society and subculture in which they live. Though the book has a strong theoretical emphasis and is research-oriented, practical implications of such are integrated throughout the text.

Social and Personality Development

Infancy Through Adolescence

Author: William Damon

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN: 9780393952483

Category: Psychology

Page: 392

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Traces the psychological development of a child and discusses the factors that influence the child's social behavior and relationships

Handbook of Child Psychology, Social, Emotional, and Personality Development

Author: William Damon,Richard M. Lerner,Nancy Eisenberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471756121

Category: Psychology

Page: 1152

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Part of the authoritative four-volume reference that spans the entire field of child development and has set the standard against which all other scholarly references are compared. Updated and revised to reflect the new developments in the field, the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition contains new chapters on such topics as spirituality, social understanding, and non-verbal communication. Volume 3: Social, Emotional, and Personality Development, edited by Nancy Eisenberg, Arizona State University, covers mechanisms of socialization and personality development, including parent/child relationships, peer relationships, emotional development, gender role acquisition, pro-social and anti-social development, motivation, achievement, social cognition, and moral reasoning, plus a new chapter on adolescent development.

Social Structure and Personality Development

The Individual as a Productive Processor of Reality

Author: Klaus Hurrelmann

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521357470

Category: Psychology

Page: 163

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Klaus Hurrelmann analyses the concepts of human development underlying the different sociological and psychological theories of personality development.

Studyguide for Social and Personality Development by Shaffer, ISBN 9780534607005

Author: 5th Edition Shaffer,Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781428801929

Category: Study Aids

Page: 184

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Handbook of Child Psychology, Social, Emotional, and Personality Development, Volume 3

Psychology, Psychology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467205362

Category: Education

Page: 30

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Handbook of Child Psychology, Social, Emotional, and Personality Development, Volume 3. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Social and Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Author: Janette B. Benson,Marshall M. Haith

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780123785756

Category: Psychology

Page: 568

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Research is increasingly showing the effects of family, school, and culture on the social, emotional and personality development of children. Much of this research concentrates on grade school and above, but the most profound effects may occur much earlier, in the 0-3 age range. This volume consists of focused articles from the authoritative Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development that specifically address this topic and collates research in this area in a way that isn't readily available in the existent literature, covering such areas as adoption, attachment, birth order, effects of day care, discipline and compliance, divorce, emotion regulation, family influences, preschool, routines, separation anxiety, shyness, socialization, effects of television, etc. This one volume reference provides an essential, affordable reference for researchers, graduate students and clinicians interested in social psychology and personality, as well as those involved with cultural psychology and developmental psychology. Presents literature on influences of families, school, and culture in one source saving users time searching for relevant related topics in multiple places and literatures in order to fully understand any one area Focused content on age 0-3- save time searching for and wading through lit on full age range for developmentally relevant info Concise, understandable, and authoritative for immediate applicability in research