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Developmental Psychology

Developmental psychology, also known as human development, is the scientific study of systematic psychological changes that occur in human beings over the course of their life span. Originally concerned with infants and children, the field has expanded to include adolescence, adult development, aging, and the entire life span. This field examines change across a broad range of topics including motor skills and other psycho-physiological processes; cognitive development involving areas such as problem solving, moral understanding, and conceptual understanding; language acquisition; social, personality, and emotional development; and self-concept and identity formation.

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World Health Organization : Technical Report Series, No. 365: Epid...

By: R. M. Acheson

Medical Reference Publication

1. INTRODUCTION The serious consequences of the chronic diseases of middle and later life in many countries need no emphasis. Epidemiological methods, developed and used to such good effect in the study of the causes and control of communicable diseases, have been increasingly applied in these other conditions. The simpler techniques of analysis of the incidence of disease in relation to characteristics of time, place and person are certainly of enduring value even in th...

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Wommack’s The Art of Parenting : Lessons from Parents & Mentors of...

By: David Wommack

Let's be honest. No other parenting books even try to show you how to make your son or daughter a great American. We do. Thirty-one (31) great men and women from across many professions, genders, politics, religions, and walks of life--the products of extraordinary parenting and mentoring. This book offers the exact techniques, words, phrases, mantras --to propel your offspring to incredible success -- toward rich, vivid lives. They worked for those parents and mentors. ...

Introduction An easier childhood? There is a deep-seated river that contrarily runs through most American parenting. The belief that “my children” should have it easier than we, as parents, had it — when we were growing up. That is the worst mantra of parents! Spoiling your kids is the worst curse you can bestow upon your kids and yourself. It will come back to haunt you. Over and over and over. And then it will be too late. An old adage. Well, maybe we’ve grown...

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