5. Mainstream Advances in Developmental Psychology from the 1920s to the 1940s

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

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444355277.ch5

Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective

Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective

How to Cite

Thompson, D., Hogan, J. D. and Clark, P. M. (2012) Mainstream Advances in Developmental Psychology from the 1920s to the 1940s, in Developmental Psychology in Historical Perspective, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444355277.ch5

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:

  • developmental psychology, advances;
  • child study, history of rediscovery;
  • emotional, motor and social development;
  • three unlearned emotions;
  • infants, differentiation of emotions;
  • prenatal development;
  • heredity and environment, the Kelloggs' experiment;
  • maturation and environment;
  • Bühler, traits independent of child's environment;
  • delinquency, psychological mode of adjustment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Emotional Development

  • Prenatal Development

  • Motor Development

  • The Debate over Heredity and Environment in Development

  • Emerging Evidence for the Role of Environment

  • Research on Social Development

  • References