Principles Of Developmental Psychology

An Introduction

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Author: George Butterworth

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317775252

Category: Psychology

Page: 277

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Developmental psychology is concerned with the scientific understanding of age related changes in experience and behaviour, not only in children but throughout the lifespan. The task is to discover, describe, and explain how development occurs, from its earliest origins, into childhood, adulthood, and old age. To understand human development requires one not only to make contact with human nature but also to consider the diverse effects of culture on the developing child. Development is as much a process of acquiring culture as it is of biological growth.; This book reviews the history of developmental psychology with respect to both its nature and the effects of transmission of culture. The major theorists of the late 19th and early 20th century Piaget, Vygotsky, Bowlby are introduced to provide a background to contemporary research and the modern synthesis of nature and nurture.; This brief textbook is suitable as an introduction to developmental psychology, both at A-level and for beginning undergraduate students. It aims to be of interest to psychologists, educationalists, social workers and others with an interest in a contemporary understanding of factors involved in human development.

Principles of Development

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Author: Lewis Wolpert

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199549079

Category: Education

Page: 616

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Principles of Development reveals the universal principles that govern the process of development, illustrating how a highly-complex living organism forms from just a single fertilized egg.

Neoplasms: Principles of Development and Diversity

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Author: Jules J. Berman

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449667686

Category: Science

Page: 429

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This unique text is devoted to the full range of neoplastic properties exhibited by the comprehensive collection of human neoplasms. Like no other book of it's kind, it approaches cancer biology by surveying the diversity of neoplasms and by building a classification of neoplasms based on an understanding of the cellular options for tumor development. By grouping neoplasms into a comprehensive classification, we can develop class-specific methods to prevent, detect, and treat cancers. The book is divided into three broad units: speciation, classification and eradication. In the process of developing a classification for neoplasms, dozens of the fundamental questions in neoplastic development are asked and answered. Neoplasms provides readers with a fascinating and enjoyable way to learn the otherwise arcane and dense subject of human tumor diversity.

Principles Of Growth And Development

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Author: S.K Sharma

Publisher: Gyan Publishing House

ISBN: 9788182051553

Category: Child development

Page: 311

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There is a set of Principles that characterizes the pattern and process of growth and development. These principles or characteristics describe typical development as a predictable and orderly process; that is, we can predict how most children will develop and that they will develop at the same rate and at about the same time as other children. Although there are individual differences in children s personalities, activity levels, and timing of developmental milestones, such as ages and stages, the principles and characteristics of development are universal patterns. This book explores the principles of physical, mental and emotional growth and development in children and teenagers. It provides information on the activities and achievements usually displayed at the given stage of development and also direct readers to information on how to help children and adolescents reach their full potential as they grow and develop. To students considering employment in teaching, nursing, psychology, day-care centers, etc., this book is destined to become a valuable reference tool.

General Principles of EC Law in a Process of Development

Reports from a Conference in Stockholm, 23-24 March 2007, Organised by the Swedish Network for European Legal Studies

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Author: Ulf Bernitz,Joakim Nergelius,Cecilia Cardner,Xavier Groussot

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041127054

Category: Law

Page: 453

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What are the basic principles underlying European Community Law? Although no one seeks a purely descriptive answer to this question, the discussion it gives rise to is of immense significance both for theoretical legal studies and for legal practice. Over the years, scholars have convened from time to time to re-examine the question in the light of new developments. This important volume offers insights and findings of the latest such conference, held at Stockholm in March 2007, and sponsored by the Swedish Network for European Legal Studies. The nineteen essays here printed are all final author-edited versions of papers first presented at that conference. Far from merely an updating of the First Edition, which marked a 1999 conference held under the same auspices at Malm�, this book is entirely new. It underscores the importance of discovering the emergence of new general principles--linked, indeed, to such fundamental continuing concerns as democracy, accountability, transparency, direct effect, good administration, and European citizenship--as they develop in such increasingly important areas as the following: core aspects of competition and financial integration law; the ongoing process of European constitutionalization; the application of general principles in the new Member States; the growth of European private law; the successive creation of a jus commune europaeum; and the instrumental function of the EC Court. There is also special consideration attached to such overriding issues as the gap-filling function of the principles within the Community legal system, and the implications of the use of a comparative methodology. The authors include both eminent, well-known experts, many of whom took part in the 1999 Conference, and representatives of a new generation of younger scholars in the field. For the myriad parties involved in the evolution of the European project from a legal perspective, this book serves as a watershed, a thorough inspection of the foundations as they are perceived and understood at the present moment. It is sure to be consulted and cited often in the years to come.

Principles of Development

Biology, Ecology

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467203777

Category: Education

Page: 26

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Principles of Development. In this book, you will learn topics such as Vertebrate development I: life cycles and experimental techniques, Vertebrate development II: axes and germ layers, Vertebrate development Ill: patterning the early nervous system, and Development of nematodes, sea urchins, and ascidians 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.

Principles of Developmental Genetics

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Author: Sally A. Moody

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0123695481

Category: Science

Page: 1055

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Highlights the intersection of developmental biology with new revolutionary genomic technologies, and details how these advances have accelerated our understanding of the molecular genetic processes that regulates development.

Principles of Development: Das Original mit Übersetzungshilfen

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Author: Lewis Wolpert,Thomas Jessell,Peter Lawrence,Elliot Meyerowitz,Elizabeth Robertson,Jim Smith

Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

ISBN: 9783827418562

Category: Science

Page: 560

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Easy Reading: Das Original mit Übersetzungshilfen – der neue Weg zur englischen Fachsprache Von Studierenden der Biowissenschaften wird heute erwartet, dass sie im Laufe ihres Studiums englische Literatur problemlos lesen und verstehen und schließlich auch Forschungsergebnisse auf Englisch kommunizieren können. Die vorliegende Version von Lewis Wolperts Standardwerk Principles of Development ist auf diese Situation zugeschnitten und bietet dem Leser: - den englischen Originaltext - deutsche Übersetzungshilfen in der Randspalte - ein Glossar englischer Fachbegriffe mit deutschsprachigen Erläuterungen - Kapitelzusammenfassungen in englischer und in deutscher Sprache Zusätzlich finden Sie auf der Website www.elsevier.de/wolpert: - das Glossar nach den deutschsprachigen Begriffen sortiert - Link auf die Companion Website des englischen Originalverlags Die Entwicklungsbiologie ist ein Herzstück der gesamten Biologie. Mit der Anwendung moderner zell- und molekularbiologischer Techniken und Erkenntnisse hat dieses Fach in den vergangenen Jahren einen enormen Aufschwung und eine wahre Explosion des Wissens erlebt. Lewis Wolperts erfolgreiches, in mehreren Auflagen bewährtes Lehrbuch vermittelt vor allem die Grundprinzipien und Schlüsselkonzepte, die die Entwicklungsbiologie einen. Zahlreiche didaktisch durchdachte vierfarbige Grafiken und farbige Fotografien sowie viele Zusammenfassungen und Übersichtsdiagramme erleichtern es dem Leser, die grundlegenden Konzepte und komplizierten Prozesse der Entwicklung nachzuvollziehen und zu verstehen. Sorgfältig ausgewählte Hinweise auf Fachveröffentlichungen erschließen die umfangreiche Forschungsliteratur. Ein Glossar rundet das konzeptionell und visuell beeindruckende Buch ab. Neu in dieser Auflage: - verbesserte Kapitelfolge: zuerst die Entwicklung bei Wirbellosen, dann der Bauplan der Wirbeltiere (von einfachen zu komplexeren Systemen) - stärkere Betonung der molekularen Mechanismen der Entwicklung, entsprechend der Stoßrichtung moderner entwicklungsbiologischer Forschung - ausführlichere Behandlung von Organogenese, Oogenese, Spermatogenese und des Zusammenhangs zwischen Evolution und Entwicklung („Evo-Devo“) - Modellorganismen werden nun im Zusammenhang jener Prozesse und Systeme vorgestellt, die man bei ihnen erforscht oder aufgeklärt hat - erweitertes Glossar mit zahlreichen neuen Begriffserläuterungen Principles of Development reveals the universal principles which govern the process of development. Written by one of the most influential developmental biologists of our time, Lewis Wolpert, it focuses on those systems that best illuminate common principles, demystifying the complex yet intricate processes through which biological development occurs. With co-authors whose expertise span the discipline, Principles of Development combines a careful exposition of the subject with insights from some of the world's pioneering developmental biology researchers, taking the student from the fundamentals through to latest discoveries in the field. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, and delivered in the lucid, engaging style for which Wolpert is renowned, Principles of Development is an invaluable resource for all students encountering this fascinating subject for the first time, and for the duration of their studies.

The Law of Development Cooperation

A Comparative Analysis of the World Bank, the EU and Germany

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Author: Philipp Dann

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107470196

Category: Law

Page: 608

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Development interventions are agreed by states and international organisations which administer public development funds of huge proportions. They have done so with debatable success, but, unlike the good governance of recipients, the rules applying to donors have hitherto received little scrutiny. This analysis of the normative structures and conceptual riddles of development co-operation argues that development co-operation is increasingly structured by legal rules and is therefore no longer merely a matter of politics, economics or ethics. By focusing on the rules of development co-operation, it puts forward a new perspective on the institutional law dealing with the process, instruments and organisation of this co-operation. Placing the law in its theoretical and political context, it provides the first comparative study on the laws of foreign aid as a central field of global public policy and asks how accountability, autonomy and human rights can be preserved while combating poverty.

Principles of Development Economics

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Author: Henry J. Bruton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Developing countries

Page: 376

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On economic growth and underdevelopment; On capital formation; On the uses of investible resources; On the allocation of investible resources; Some special topics.

Philosophy of Development

Reconstructing the Foundations of Human Development and Education

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Author: A.W. van Haaften,Michiel Korthals,T.E. Wren

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401587825

Category: Education

Page: 296

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Philosophy of development is a fascinating area of research at the intersection of philosophy, psychology, and education. This book is unique in that it combines a broad sketch of contemporary developmental theory with detailed discussions of its central issues, in order to construct a general framework for understanding and analyzing theories of individual and collective development in various domains ranging from cognitive and moral development to developments in art. Special attention is also given to the rich relations between conceptual development and education.

Principles of Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Neuroscience

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Author: Oswald Steward

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387968032

Category: Medical

Page: 257

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The field of cellular, molecular, and developmental neuroscience repre sents the interface between the three large, well established fields of neu roscience, cell biology, and molecular biology. In the last 10 to 15 years, this new field has emerged as one of the most rapidly growing and exciting subdisciplines of neuroscience. It is now becoming possible to understand many aspects of nervous system function at the molecular level, and there already are dramatic applications of this information to the treatment of nervous system injury, disease, and genetic disorders. Moreover, there is great optimism that new strategies will emerge soon as a result of the explosion of information. This book was written to introduce students to the major issues, ex perimental strategies, and current knowledge base in cellular, molecular, and developmental neuroscience. The concept for the book arose from a section of an introductory neuroscience course given to first-year medical students at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. The text pre sumes a basic, but not detailed, understanding of nervous system orga nization and function, and a background in biology. It is intended as an appropriate introductory text for first-year medical students or graduate students in neuroscience, neurobiology, psychobiology, or related pro grams;··and for advanced undergraduate students with appropriate back ground in biology and neuroscience. While some of the specific information presented undoubtedly will be outdated rapidly, the "gestalt" of this emerging field of inquiry as presented here should help the beginning stu dent organize new information.

International Law and Development

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Author: Paul J. I. M. de Waart,Paul Peters,E. M. G. Denters

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9789024737185

Category: Political Science

Page: 457

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The Development of the Principles of Insurance Law in the Netherlands from 1500 to 1800

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Author: J. P. Van Niekerk

Publisher: Uitgeverij Verloren

ISBN: 9780702149207

Category: Law

Page: 1546

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Published in two volumes, the first part of this title covers the origin, recognition and distinguishing features of the insurance contract. The second part details the principles of pre-codified Dutch insurance law from general requirements to the termination of insurance contracts.

The Development and Principles of International Humanitarian Law

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Author: MichaelN. Schmitt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351545086

Category: Political Science

Page: 586

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The essays selected for the first part of this volume offer an insight into the development, as distinguished from the history, of international humanitarian law. The focus of the majority of the works reprinted here is on an analysis of the adequacy of the law as it stood at the time of the respective publication and in the light of existing contemporary armed conflicts and military operations. Thus, the reader is afforded an in-depth look at the early roots of international humanitarian law, the continuing relevance of that body of law despite advances in weapons technology and the efforts to progressively develop it. International humanitarian law's development cannot be considered in isolation from its principles. The essays selected for the second part of the volume deal with the two fundamental principles underlying all of international humanitarian law: humanity and military necessity. The articles on the principles of humanity include reflections on the famous Martens Clause, and the analyses of military necessity take no account of 'Kriegsraison'. Moreover, they offer proof of the customary character of the principle of distinction in land, air and naval warfare.

Principles of Urban Retail Planning and Development

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Author: Robert J. Gibbs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470488220

Category: Architecture

Page: 227

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Downtown shopping areas are making a comeback. Economics and demographics have shifted in favour of smaller, smarter, more walkable, and more sustainable retail locations. However, these downtown areas still present numerous challenges as retail centres. This book offers urban planners, urban designers, and architects a comprehensive and current guide to meeting these challenges. With coverage ranging from psychographics to shopper behaviour to building design types, this resource lays out all the retail concepts and best practices needed to create, revitalize, and sustain urban shopping districts.--From back cover.