10. Critical Developments since World War II

  1. Dennis Thompson,
  2. John D. Hogan and
  3. Philip M. Clark

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444355277.ch10

Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective

Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective

How to Cite

Thompson, D., Hogan, J. D. and Clark, P. M. (2012) Critical Developments since World War II, in Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444355277.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167475

Online ISBN: 9781444355277

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Keywords:

  • critical developments, since World War II;
  • developmental psychology;
  • personality development, childrearing;
  • Sears, Maccoby & Levin's Patterns of child rearing;
  • effect of culture;
  • early experience affecting later development;
  • Harlow, that infant monkeys, attached to cloth pads;
  • cognitive development;
  • lifespan, personality and identity;
  • age change and memory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • An Emerging Emphasis on Cognitive Development

  • Stages across the Lifespan: Personality and Identity

  • Research on Aging

  • Concluding Comments

  • References