Life-Span Development Psychology: Research and Theory covers the issues and problems associated with a life-span conceptualization of developmental psychology. The book discusses the status, issues, and antecedents of life-span developmental psychology; an approach to theory construction in the psychology of development and aging; and models and theories of development. The text also describes the methodology and research strategy in the study of developmental change; the application of multivariate strategies to problems of measuring and structuring long-term change; and the mechanisms required for the operation of perception and recognition. Learning and retention; language; and intellectual abilities are also considered. Developmental psychologists will find the study invaluable.Toulmin has formulated a general scheme for the analysis of arguments relating to substantial issues, i.e., arguments in ... B Backing Provides backing or support for the inference warrant (W), i.e., justifies the stated connection between D andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Life-Span Developmental Psychology|
|Author||:||L. R. Goulet, Paul B. Baltes|
|Publisher||:||Academic Press - 2013-09-25|