Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective

Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective

Author(s): Dennis Thompson, John D. Hogan, Philip M. Clark

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012 06:29AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405167475

Online ISBN: 9781444355277

DOI: 10.1002/9781444355277

About this Book

This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the history of developmental psychology, from the pre-scientific era to the present day.

  • Covers the first research published in Germany, America, and France during the late 19th century
  • Examines the work and influence of key international scholars in the area
  • Incorporates the contributions of psychologists from diverse backgrounds
  • Pays attention to the historical research on development in adulthood and old age
  • Highlights the relationship between the growth of developmental psychology and renewed interest in child-rearing practices

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